CalArts offers a variety of unique programs at the undergraduate and graduate level within its six world-renowned Schools—Art, Critical Studies, Dance, Film/Video, Music and Theater.
Undergraduate core courses are the foundation of BFA studies at CalArts, providing a strong general education and opportunities to deepen every student's artistic practice.
Explore is your first stop if you are considering applying to CalArts. Here you can find information about your program(s) of interest, events the Institute is hosting or attending, a virtual campus map, and much more. Your journey to CalArts starts here.
CalArts is located in Santa Clarita, Calif., 30 miles north of Los Angeles. Explore the local area and community.
Offering innovative continuing education arts courses designed to meet the needs of both emerging artists and lifelong learners.
9 am to 5 pm
International Student Move-In
Locations: Chouinard, Monticello & Ahmanson Hall
When you arrive at your respective residence, you will be greeted by the Residence Life Office staff who will issue your room key.
Van Runs to Target and Trader Joes
Location: Chouinard Crosswalk
CalArts vans will leave Chouinard crosswalk at 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5pm to take students to local stores so you can purchase any needed items or food for your dorm room.
Locations: Chouinard Crosswalk
Join some of the Orientation Leaders on a walk for you to purchase dinner from some of CalArts favorite local cuisines.
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