In Frame

Fall 2024

Welcome, new students, to CalArts, where creativity knows no bounds! Get ready to embark on a cinematic journey in our world of artistic exploration. It's time to get in frame, enhance your skills, unleash your imagination, and discover the extraordinary possibilities that await you at CalArts.

The Orientation website is your guide to the Orientation Schedule and will help you navigate the Orientation experience. Check back throughout the summer to find the latest Orientation information.

If you find yourself in need of assistance or have any questions, our friendly team is always here to help. Contact us at, and we'll be ready to provide the guidance you seek.


August 28 and 29

New International Student Move-In 

August 30

New International Student Orientation 

August 31 

New Student Move-In and Parent and Family Engagement Day 

September 1

All Returning Student Move In 

September 2

Residence Life Day 

September 3 to September 8

New Student Orientation