September 9 - Overview

For courses that are not available through online signup, and for general mentoring and discussion with faculty, students are invited to attend course advising day. This is where you will have the opportunity to sign up for any courses listed as permission of instructor, independent study, or any course you were unable to add through online class signup.

Assigned Student Times

Please check which time frame you need to attend below. Students are assigned a morning or afternoon time by last name:

• A-K: 1:00pm to 4:00 pm (PDT)

• L-Z: 9:00am to 12:00pm (PDT)

Information Booth

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Click here more information about the Office of the Registrar and how we can help you.

Our Academic Advisors are committed to helping you through your academic journey at CalArts. Please feel free to contact them for any questions.  

Academic Advising at CalArts Webpage

It is our mission to foster the educational goals of CalArts students by focusing on financial strategies that help promote access, affordability, and persistence toward completing their degree program as well as succeeding beyond our campus.

Stay current with important dates regarding Tuition & Fees Deadlines and Academic Dates.

The Office of Campus Life oversees and supports two actives areas of our campus: Student Engagement and Residence Education.

Student Engagement includes supporting our campus clubs and organizations as well as hosting campus-wide on-line events such as virtual dinner parties, Jackbox game nights, open mic and gallery nights to name a few programs we will be hosting this upcoming semester.

Residence Education houses approximately 500 students in two residence halls on CalArts campus. Due to state and local guidelines we are currently unable to house students on campus. However, our Residence Education team is still here to support students while they are living off campus. Please feel free to reach out to them regarding our off campus housing guide and hotle living opportunity for CalArts students.

CalArts is here to help you learn your best while we engage Spring classes online. We recommend you visit the Educational Continuity page for best practices and tips on how to easily navigate through online platforms and systems pertinent to your educational experience at CalArts. 

Forms & Requirements

Course Advising Day at CalArts