2020-2021 New Student Orientation
**All new Spring students are required to participate in New Student Orientation. Students can begin no earlier than Tuesday, December 22, and the Orientation will be available through January 15.
To log in and begin New Student Orientation, students will need to know their Student ID Number, beginning with "0". Student can find their ID Number in a variety of places:
Access online Orientation using the links below. For International Students, please finish the International Students link first, before proceeding to the New Student Orientation.
CalArts New Student Orientation
CalArts International Student Orientation
*CalArts will be closed for the Winter Break from December 23 - January 3. For technical assistance with the Orientation during this time, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org. All other Orientation questions can be sent to email@example.com, and will be received on January 4 and responded to as quickly as possible.
CalArts Online Orientation Overview
Due to the on-going COVID-19 pandemic, CalArts Orientation will be entirely online, beginning Tuesday, December 22, and continuing through Friday, January 15. It will consist of online sessions to complete, mandatory trainings, and virtual events to attend. There are 12 online sessions, and we recommend doing at least 1-2 each day you work on the Orientation.
Online Orientation sessions will include all of the following topics, and more:
- Campus Life
- Financial Aid
- Academic Support Services
- Care and Well-being
- Patty Disney Center for Life and Work
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Equity and Diversity
- Student Planning
- International Students
Mandatory trainings will include:
- Title IX
- Drug & Alcohol Abuse