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ANNOUNCEMENTS: ARC Onsite Workshops and ARC Language Labs (Week #2)


ARC Onsite Workshop: Fashion Design (FSH) - Dale Dombrowski - Friday, 3/09/18, 1:00-3:00 p.m.

ARC Onsite Workshop: Copyediting (FSH) - Maghan McDowell - Wednesday, 3/21/18, 4:00-6:00 p.m.


ARC Onsite Workshop: Fashion Drawing (FSH) - Jim Yang for Dale Dombrowski - Friday, 3/09/18, 3:30-6:30 p.m.


Welcome to the Academy Resource Center (ARC)

ARC Workshops and ARC/ESL Labs are open to all students currently enrolled at the Academy of Art University.

To make an appointment, log in with your Student Self-Service user name and password. The Self-Service login is CaSe SeNsiTiVe.

Your user name is ALL CAPS [capital letters + number(s)] and does not change. Your password is all lower-case letters and/or numbers and should not contain the following special character: @ ("at" symbol).

NOTE: If you have forgotten your password, click the blue "Click here" link to the upper right to have your password emailed to you, using either your user name or student ID number. OR: Have your password reset and emailed to you by visiting and clicking the link under Password Help.

You can change your own password by calling Student Self-Service at (415) 618-6500 during business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.) or by emailing However, you must wait until the following day to begin using the new password on TutorTrac.

You may also contact to have a temporary password assigned to you for TutorTrac use only. This password may be used immediately until your new Student Self-Service password imports to TutorTrac (usually within 24 hours).


Spring 2018 semester dates: Monday, Feb. 5 to Saturday, May 26, 2018

ARC Workshops start on Monday, Feb. 19 (Week #3) and run through Sunday, May 13, 2018 (Week #13).

ARC Language Lab opens on Monday, Feb. 19 (Week #3) and closes on Friday, May 25, 2018 (Week #15).

EAP Lab and Speaking Lab open on Monday, Feb. 5 (Week #1) and close on Friday, May 25, 2018 (Week #15).

Writing Lab opens on Monday, Feb. 12 (Week #2) and closes on Friday, May 25, 2018 (Week #15).

Both the Online Speaking Lab and Online Writing Lab (OWL) open on Wednesday, Feb. 7 (Week #1) and close on Friday, May 25, 2018 (Week #15).

All Academy of Art University buildings are closed on Sunday, March 25 through Friday, March 30 and Sunday, April 1, 2018 because of Spring Break and Holiday. No ARC Workshops or ARC Labs are scheduled on those days.

Click here to access the ARC/ESL Labs home page, for more information on the EAP Lab, Speaking Lab, Online Speaking Lab, and Writing Lab.


AAU Library provides FREE access to a variety of software and subject tutorials:

- Ebook Central: Access to 9,000+ full text books in over 18 subjects, including art, history, and technology;

- LUNA: Over 331,000 images available to search and download that directly support AAU classes;

- Material ConneXion: Comprehensive online database of unique, innovative, and sustainable material types;

- Music Library: Over 4,000 audio clips available to download in WAV file format;

- Oxford Art Online: An online encyclopedia of world art and art history, spanning from prehistoric to modern art.

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Students: have you forgotten your password? Click here