Center for the Student Experience (CSE) provides the support services, advice and social activities essential to every student's ArtCenter journey

Our programs are designed to enhance your physical and emotional wellbeing with an array of resources designed to foster personal and creative development, a sense of community and opportunities to help you succeed.

We tailor our services and programs to your needs, whether you’re an international student or a Southern California native; whether you’re entering with a college degree or a high school diploma.

We encourage social and civic involvement and try to help you develop as an artist and grow as a person when you face challenges.

We provide a wide array of resources including: campus organizations, student leadership programs, social outings and activities, housing information, advocacy, personal counseling, insurance programs, disability support and accommodations. We also advise international students and scholars.

Center for the Student Experience

Hillside Campus, Room 274

626 396-2323
Weekdays, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

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