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MOBILITY AND STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS Mobility and study abroad programs are options available during a student’s third year of enrollment at the Art Academy of Cincinnati. Each program has its own guidelines, procedures, and financial expectations. The application deadlines for these programs are April 1 for the Fall semester and November 1 for the Spring semester. AICAD MOBILITY PROGRAM The Art Academy of Cincinnati is a member of the Association of Independent Colleges of Art and Design. AICAD is a consortium of 41 leading art schools in the United States and Canada. In addition, three international affiliates are in Israel, Ireland and Japan. The AICAD mobility program provides the opportunity for juniors to participate in a one-semester program of study at other AICAD member institutions. Credits earned are transferred to the Art Academy. At the end of the mobility semester, a transcript from the AICAD institution must be sent to the Art Academy’s Registrar. Contact the Registrar at registrar@artacademy.edu or 513562-8749 for transcript procedures. Contact the Academic Dean for information on the application process. For more information about the consortium and for a complete list of member schools, visit www.aicad.org. Contact: Kim Krause at kkrause@artacademy.edu or Mark Thomas at mthomas@ artacademy.edu. STUDY ABROAD The Art Academy encourages students to pursue opportunities to study abroad during their enrollment. Students are responsible for making the arrangements for their study abroad program, including contacting the program director; arranging travel and room and board; obtaining passports; and other related matters. Suggested programs to review: Studio Art Centers International Florence (SACI) and the Butler Institute for Study Abroad. Art Academy Portfolio Awards do not apply toward tuition and costs for study abroad. Contact: Kim Krause at kkrause@artacademy.edu or Mark Thomas at mthomas@artacademy.edu. GREATER CINCINNATI COLLEGIATE CONNECTION (GC3) The Art Academy of Cincinnati is a member of the Greater Cincinnati Collegiate Connection (GC3), which was established in 1974 to develop cooperative programs for educational enrichment in the Greater Cincinnati area. While attending the Art Academy, students may take courses not available at the Art Academy through consortium member colleges and universities. During the fall and spring semesters, there is no charge for attending a consortium institution, as the credits are applied and included in your Art Academy tuition and credit. The Art Academy of Cincinnati’s tuition rate applies for the summer term. Students must pay their tuition bill to the Art Academy. The Art Academy then pays the consortium school. Full-time students may take no more than six credits per semester through the consortium

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during the fall and spring semesters. However, there is no limit during the summer. Comprised of 18 public and private institutions, the consortium plans and implements a wide range of inter-institutional programs. Students may contact the Registrar for additional information. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SERVICES The mission of Information Technology Services is to provide quality infrastructure and support in the delivery of information technology products and services and to facilitate and advance the Art Academy’s mission. The Art Academy provides members of its community with access to a wide range of information and electronic services. The Art Academy’s electronic environment includes the use of computers, digital printing, computer networks, electronic communication, Internet, telecommunications, and voice mail systems. These services are essential for instruction, research, and administration. Access to these resources is a privilege. Using the Art Academy’s computing resources carries with it certain responsibilities and should reflect the academic honesty and discipline appropriate for the shared community of network and computer resources. Prior to the beginning of each academic year, each student is assigned an email address and log in credentials to various networked systems. Encore Technologies, an information technology firm headquartered in Cincinnati, provides the Art Academy’s information technology services. One of Encore’s Lead Systems Engineers works full-time at the Art Academy Monday – Friday from 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. For assistance with technical issues, questions, or concerns, please contact the Help Desk via the phone or the email address below. If the Help Desk technician is unable to resolve the issue remotely, he or she will dispatch the Lead Systems Engineer to the campus location where direct assistance is needed. The Help Desk is available 24 hours per day, 365 days a year. Encore Technologies: Kyle Grizzell Lead Systems Engineer Room: S358 Encore Technologies Global Support Desk 513-322-0463 helpdesk@artacademy.edu Available 24/7

2017-2018 Art Academy of Cincinnati Academic Catalog  
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