What to Expect During the Program


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I have never before been in an environment where faculty and students could interact without hesitation.  We engaged in and had mutual passion for art and openly learned from each other.  Everyone was included and I gained so much knowledge in such a short period of time.  -Arts Intensive Student

Program Dates

  September 6 - September 23, 2016

Program Schedule

AI courses meet daily over three weeks. Field trips, workshops, film screenings, studio sessions, and attending arts events are all part of the AI experience.  Faculty may schedule class time in the morning and labs, rehearsals or other tutorials in the afternoons, evenings, and on weekends. AI offers peer advising and artistic mentorship through program-wide workshops and events.

Student Arrival Date: September 5, 2016, Noon-5:00PM

AI Dorm Meeting: TBD

Classes Begin: September 6, 2016 (check with faculty for time) 

AI Opening Event: September 6, 2016, 5:30PM

Students and AIPAs Move to their On-Campus Fall Housing Assignments: September 16, 2016, 6:00-9:00PM

AI Program Festival: TBD

Student Projects Complete and Program Ends: September 23, 2016

Stanford University First Day of Classes: September 26, 2016


Participating students must arrive on campus between noon and 5 p.m. on Monday, September 5 (Labor Day). Arts Intensive class sessions begin Tuesday, and will continue to meet through the final class events scheduled the last week of the program. Students must check the exact schedule with their AI faculty.