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ANNOUNCEMENTS (Week #14): ARC Onsite and Intensive Workshops


PH: Digital Photography Fundamentals - Esmeralda Ruiz - Thursday, 5/18/17, 8:30-11:30 a.m.

ARC: Visual Presentation for Midpoint and Final Review - Esmeralda Ruiz - Thursday, 5/18/17, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

ARC: Advertising and Graphic Design - Roger Muller - Friday, 5/19/17, 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

ADV: Advertising Design and Strategy - Roger Muller - Friday, 5/19/17, 1:30-4:30 p.m.


FSH: Fashion Drawing - Kiril Hristov for David Trautz - Wednesday, 5/17/17, 7:00-10:00 p.m.

FA: Painting - Chenoa Warner for Drew Price - Saturday, 5/20/17, 12:00-3:00 p.m.


LA: ARC Onsite Intensive Workshop: Art History - Erica Valponi - Wednesdays 1:00-4:00 p.m. (begins 5/03/17)


FSH: Fashion Design - Drew Williams - Mondays 3:30-6:30 p.m. (last day 4/10/17)

FSH: Visual Merchandising - Steve Petersen - Fridays 8:30-11:10 a.m. (last day 4/14/17)

GR: Digital Tools and Visual Communication - Maribel Santos - Tuesdays 6:30-9:30 p.m. (last day 4/25/17)

IAD: Construction Documents - Olga Zhovreboff - Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 a.m. (last day 4/25/17)

IND: Vintage Vehicle Disassembly Processes - Christian Clarke - Wednesdays 2:00-3:50 p.m. (last day 4/12/17)

WNM: Basic Macintosh, Illustrator, and Photoshop - Frank Pietronigro - Thursdays 12:00-3:00 p.m. (last day 4/27/17)


Welcome to the Academy Resource Center (ARC)

ARC Workshops and 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 2017 semester runs from Monday, February 6 to Saturday, May 27, 2017.

ARC Workshops start on Monday, February 20 (Week #3) and run through Sunday, May 21, 2017 (Week #14).

Most other labs start on Wednesday, February 8 (Week #1) and run through Wednesday, May 24, 2017 (Week #15). Both the MFA Lab and Conversation Groups start on Monday, February 13 (Week #2).

Academy of Art University buildings are closed on Sunday, March 26 through Friday, March 31, 2017 because of Spring Break, as well as on Sunday, April 16, 2017 because of Spring Holiday.
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