Wednesday, January 3rd 

Spring Orientation

8 am to 10 am

Spring Semester Move-In
Locations: Chouinard, Monticello & Ahmanson Hall 

10 am to 10:30 am

Spring Orientation Check In
Location: CalArts Blue Wall

Catch up with staff members from Student Affairs and get your CalArts swag bag!

10:30 am to 11:30 am

Location: Langley

Join the Student Affair's Campus Life team for your introduction to the CalArts community. A Student Affairs panel will present department resources that you can utilizie as a CalArtian,

11:30 am to 12:00 pm

Campus Tour
Location: Start at the reception desk

What is a Bijou? What kind of performances happen in the ROD and MOD? Where is the staircase to no where? Learn all the CalArts Lingo and explore the artistic nooks that CalArts has during an informative tour of our Main Building and its surrounding studios.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Orienation Lunch
Location: Langley

Join the Student Affairs team and our student leaders for lunch.

1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Academic Advising
Location: Cafe A & Cafe B

Join academic advisors Keely Kerr and Adrianna Bennett in selecting courses and pathways for your academic success at CalArts. Learn how to use our course catalog, as well as, understand your degree's course requirments.

2:30 pm to 4:00 pm

International Orientation
Locations: Langley

Learn from the Office of International Students and Programs how to make strides at CalArts. Learn how to apply for student visas, how to secure an SSN card for student employment, and how to navigate new possibilites.

4:00 pm to 4:45 pm

Photo Scavenger Hunt
Locations: Start at the Blue Wall

Campus Life challenges you to solve the riddles of CalArts. Explore campus with your new peers by following location clues and discovering the highlights of campus.

4:45 pm to 5:30 pm

Closing Remarks
Locations: Langley

Close out the day with celebrating your initiation with Vice President of Student Affairs, Anthony Garrison-Engbrecht, and Academic Provost, Tracie Constantino. Get your class pin and reflect on all the creativity to come in your join ahead.