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In these live discussions we focus on important issues for prospective students, current students and graduates. Academy of Art University representatives take questions and offer resources to help you make the most of your studies.

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Chats for Prospective Students

How Online Works

In these chats, we answer "How in the world do you teach art and design online?" and take your questions.

Bachelor's Program
Master's Program

International Admissions

In these chats we will be discussing coming to the Academy from another country. Almost thirty percent of our student population is from anther country! We would love to answer your visa questions, questions about housing, TOEFL, and ESL (and anything else you can think of).

International Admissions Chat

Pre-College Programs

Please join us to learn about our Pre-College Art Experience program. This program enables high school students to explore their art & design skills and to build samples for their portfolio while earning college credit. The program concludes with an exciting art exhibition, giving students the opportunity to have their work reviewed by their parents, guests, and the general public in a gallery setting.

SU16 Pre-College LMS Walk Through Online Chat

Pre-College Chat 2014

Director Q&A Chats

Visual Development Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Photography BFA Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Landscape Architecture Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Industrial Design Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Fall 2014 View

Graphic Design Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Fine Art Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Fall 2014 View

Meet the Art Education Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the Architecture Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the Motion Picture and Television Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Fall 2014 View

Meet the Web Design & New Media Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the Music Production & Sound Design Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the Writing for Film, Television and Digital Media Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View

Meet the Animation and Visual Effects Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Fall 2014 View

Meet the Fine Art Sculpture Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the Photography MFA Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the Multimedia Communications Director Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Summer 2013 View

Meet the MFA Illustration Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View

Meet the Game Design Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View

Meet the Advertising Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View

Meet the Acting Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Fall 2014 View

Meet the Fashion Directors Q&A Chat, Spring 2015 View, Fall 2014 View

Illustration BFA Director Q&A Chat, Fall 2014 View

Art History Director Q&A Chat, Summer 2013 View

Interior Architecture & Design Director Q&A Chat, Summer 2013 View

Jewelry and Metal Arts Director Q&A Chat, Summer 2013 View

Financial Aid

Please join us to talk about grants, loans, scholarships and how to fill out the FAFSA. We'll be taking questions and helping any way we can.

Spring 2016 FAFSA Completion Online Workshop

2017-18 Cal Grant/FAFSA Completion Workshop

Housing

In this chat we'll be showing you pictures of the Academy's many residence halls, talking about undergraduate and graduate housing, and of course taking your questions.

Campus Housing Chat

Campus Safety

Please join the Academy's Campus Safety Department as they host live online question and answer sessions. We'll be discussing how the security staff supports students, talking about campus safety and personal safety and most importantly taking your questions!

Campus Safety Chat