new student orientation
Congratulations on your acceptance to the San Francisco Art Institute! We are thrilled to welcome you to your new home. This is only the beginning of your meaningful and transformative experience at SFAI.
Please check the Current Students section of our website frequently, as pages are updated regularly with new information.
Student Orientation and Move-in Dates
New Student Orientation introduces you to the SFAI community—students, faculty, staff, campus resources, and overall culture—and serves as an essential foundation for your upcoming program.
All new incoming Fall 2013 students are required to attend orientation.
Undergraduate students will have sessions on:
- Tuesday, August 20, 2013 – Friday, August 23, 2013
Graduate students will have sessions on:
- Thursday, August 22, 2013 – Friday, August 23, 2013
For those students living in SFAI residence halls, move-in day is:
- Sunday, August 18, 2013
You will receive your room placement and specific move-in time by email in July. For more information on the SFAI housing program, including information on how to apply, please visit the apply for housing page.
International and Exchange Students
For all international and exchange students, orientation begins one day earlier:
- Monday, August 19, 2013 – Friday, August 23, 2013
Family and Friends Orientation
- Monday, August 19, 2013 (a short welcome will also take place on Sunday at Res Hall Move-In)