Student Handbook and Policy Manual

ArtCenter is a community of astonishingly talented, brilliant, creative and diverse individuals. We view diversity of human enterprise, experience and identity as essential elements of great learning. Just as biodiversity contributes to healthy ecosystems, a diverse learning environment at ArtCenter College of Design features a wide range of thought, academic disciplines, cultures, identities, and socio-economic backgrounds, toward creating a robust community.

This handbook outlines policies that provide the framework for academic integrity and high standards and that foster a welcoming, supportive community.

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Student Services

ArtCenter is staffed with people and resources to help you on your academic journey.

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Campus Safety and Security

Protecting the wellbeing of our campus community.

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Campus Facilities and Resources

Labs, shops, studios and spaces for you to learn and create.

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Student Conduct

Ensuring a welcoming and civil environment.

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General Policies and Guidelines

Rules for our entire campus community.

The College makes every effort to assist undergraduate and graduate students in understanding their rights and responsibilities during their enrollment at ArtCenter. We reserve the right to add, modify or remove a policy at any time and students are responsible for familiarizing themselves with all updated policies and procedures.