Program Schedule

You can take Academy of Art University’s pre-college art experience program year-round. For Spring and Fall, all onsite classes are held on Saturdays. Plus, you can choose to take courses on-campus, or online. Jumpstart your college education and your career.

Spring 2022

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Onsite Students

Saturday, February 12, 2022PCAE Prep Day*
Saturday, February 19, 2022First Class Session
Monday, February 28, 2022Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Sunday, March 27, 2022 - Saturday, April 2, 2022Spring Break (No classes)
Saturday, March 26, 2022Last Class Session
TBDFinal Exhibition**
*Prep-Day Mandatory for all New/First Time Onsite Students **10AM-12PM (Location TBD)

Online Students

Monday, February 14-Friday, February 18, 2022PCAE Online Orientation*
Saturday, February 19, 2022First Class Session Opens
Monday, February 28, 2022Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Sunday, March 27, 2022 - Saturday, April 2, 2022Spring Break (No classes)
Friday, April 8, 2022Last Class Session Closes
TBDSubmit Work to PCAE Website **
*Mandatory for First Time Online students **Online students may submit art work via email to be showcased on our Facebook and our Instagram

Summer 2022

Onsite (Virtual Through Zoom)

Saturday, June 25, 2022PCAE Prep Day**
(Online)
Monday, June 27, 2022First Class Session
Monday, July 4, 20224th of July (no classes)
Tuesday, July 5, 2022Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Friday, July 22, 2022Last Class Session
Saturday, July 23, 2022Onsite Exhibition / Move-out day***
**Prep-Day Mandatory for all new/1st time onsite students. ***Students may submit finished work to preadmissions@academyart.edu to be showcased on website or Instagram.

Online

Monday-Friday, June 20-June, 24, 2022PCAE Online Orientation**
Monday, June 27, 2022First Class Session Opens
Monday, July 4, 20224th of July (no classes)
Tuesday, July 5, 2022Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Saturday, August 6, 2022Last Class Session
TBDDeadline to submit Work to PCAE Blog / Social Media***
**Mandatory for all first time online students. Duration is approximately 1 hour. ***Students may submit finished work to preadmissions@academyart.edu to be showcased on website or Instagram.

Fall 2022

Virtual Through Zoom

Sunday, September 24th, 2022PCAE Prep Day (Onsite Orientation)*
Saturday, October 1st, 2022First Class Session
Saturday, October 11th, 2022Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Saturday, November 5th, 2022Last Class Session
*Prep Day is mandatory for all new/1st time onsite students.

Online Students - 6 Weeks

Monday, September 26th-Friday, September 30th, 2022PCAE Online & Virtual Orientation*
Saturday, October 1st, 2022First Class Session Opens
Tuesday, October 11th, 2022Last Day to Apply/Change Schedule
Saturday, November 11th, 2022Last Class Session Closes
*Mandatory for all 1st time online students. Duration is approximately 1 hour.


“It was the best experience of my life. I feel like that says something in and of itself. Go. Do it. It’s awesome.” —Maximilian


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