accepted students

Congratulations on your acceptance to CalArts!

We're excited to have you join the CalArts community! We’ve gathered some of the most important information accepted students are looking for on this page.

The Office of Admissions is always here to help if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us at 800-545-2787 or

We know you're probably wondering what's next as an accepted student. We've included important events and dates below to help you plan your next steps in the enrollment process.

Visit CalArts

If you're in the CalArts area and would like to visit campus over summer, feel free to contact us at 800-545-2787 or to schedule a visit. Be sure to tell us you're new student for Fall so we can connect you with your admissions counselor.

Visit CalArts

Key Dates

Graduate Tuition Deposit Deadline Monday, April 15th
Undergraduate Tuition Deposit Deadline Wednesday, May 1st
On-Campus Housing Deposit Deadline Friday, May 3rd
Tuition Bills Available Monday, July 1st
Start of New Student Online Class Registration Tuesday, August 13
Tuition Payment Deadline Thursday, August 15
CalArts Music Gateway
On Campus Housing Move-In Sunday, Sept. 1
New Student Orientation Sept. 1 - 8
Course Advising Day Thursday, Sept. 5
Classes Begin Monday, Sept. 9