We hope that you have an opportunity to visit our campus.
Information sessions are small group meetings led by an Admissions Counselor to provide an opportunity for students to learn more about our programs and to ask questions about the application process. The information sessions require a reservation and are held for each of the following schools: Art, Film/Video (including animation), Music, and Theater. We encourage you to register for the information sessions at least a couple of weeks in advance. Space is limited.
Summer 2016 Information Sessions Schedule
During the Summer (May 16 - September 2), CalArts is closed on Fridays. Tours and information sessions are not available those days. Additionally, CalArts will be closed on May 30 and July 4 for the holiday weekends. For more information and to register for a specific information session, please view our calendar of upcoming events.
We encourage you to register for the information sessions at least a couple of weeks in advance. Space is limited.
The Summer information session schedule is as follows:
- Art: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11am
- Film/Video and Animation: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1pm*
- Theater: Mondays and Wednesdays, 11am
- Music: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1pm
- Dance: To schedule, contact Ebony Ruffin directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
- Creative Writing and Aesthetics & Politics: To schedule, contact Seth Blake directly at email@example.com
*We also have additional Film/Video and Animation information sessions scheduled on specific Wednesdays at 1pm in the summer: July 13, July 20, July 27 and August 3.
If you would like to attend an information session, you must register for a specific date through our online event registration page .
Summer 2016 Campus Tours Schedule
During the Summer (May 16 - September 2), we offer tours Monday through Thursday at noon. Reservations are not required for the tour; however if you wish to attend an information session as well, please be sure to register for the appropriate information session. CalArts will be closed on May 30 and July 4 for the holiday weekends. Tours and information sessions will not be available on those days.
Getting to CalArts
CalArts' 60-acre, residential campus is located in Valencia, CA in the Santa Clarita Valley. The campus is north of Los Angeles, adjacent to Interstate Highway 5 on McBean Parkway -- 40 miles from Los Angeles International Airport, 21 miles from the Burbank Airport and 44 miles north of downtown Los Angeles.
California Institute of the Arts
24700 McBean Parkway
Valencia, CA 91355-2340
Please visit our Campus section for more information about accommodations and transportation information.