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

  August 30 - September 18, 2015

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: August 30, 2015, 12:00PM-5:00PM

AI Dorm Meeting: August 30, 2015, Evening/Respective Dorm Lounges

Classes Begin: August 31, 2015/Location details on Coursework

AI Opening Event: August 31, 2015, 4:00-5:30p.m./Bing Concert Hall   

Students and AIPAs Move to their On-Campus Fall Housing Assignments: September 11, 2015, 6:00-10:00 p.m.

AI Program Festival: September 17, 2015, 4:00-7:30pm/TBD

Student Projects Complete and Program Ends: September 17, 2015

Stanford University First Day of Classes: September 21, 2015


Participating students must arrive on campus between noon and 5 p.m. on Sunday, August 30. Arts Intensive class sessions begin Monday, 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.