Zoom Logo

Fall 2020 New Student Welcome to Student Services Chat! - Shared screen with gallery view
Denise Fernandez
29:28
undergrad
Sergio parra
29:29
Hi
Chen Skye
29:38
Hi!
Kathleen
29:40
Hello, students! Thanks for joining us! If you have not already, please say hello in the chat pod and let us know where you are joining from. :)
kristine kim
29:42
I’m taking a continuing education graduate course
Sol Stassi
29:55
Here from Elk Grove CA : )
Denise Fernandez
30:05
hello from Rocklin Ca~
Sasha Mukora
30:06
hi from WA
Kaleo Yang
30:07
Holt, Michigan
Kathleen
30:15
Students/Attendees, when typing in the chat, please click the drop down and select “all panelists and attendees”, so that other attendees can see your question/comment, which will help connect the replies provided by our panelist/presenters. Thanks!
Lauren Elliott
30:39
Hello from NJ
Yeji Park
30:44
Hello from Seoul :)
alejandra guerrero
30:52
Hello
Sol Stassi
30:59
whoa, seoul, cool :D
William Carduner
31:26
Hello :)
Kathleen
32:38
@Jomelle: Can you hear us? You are in listening mode and typing in the chat
Jomelle Montillo
33:07
oh ok I just wanted to make sure no one could hear me
Kathleen
33:16
Student Services: Email: Studentservices@academyart.edu Main Phone Number +1.415.618.6508
Kathleen
33:32
@Jomelle, you are good. No microphone or video for students :)
Denise Fernandez
33:53
whew
Kathleen
34:58
Academy Resource Center:https://my.academyart.edu/resources/academy-resource-center
LIN CORTORREAL
35:27
Since the shuttle buses are running, Is the library at 79 NM open for students ?
Kathleen
35:49
OAS (Online Student Academic Support): Email oas@academyart.edu for help with time management.
Kathleen
36:05
OWL (Online Writing Lab): https://my.academyart.edu/resources/academy-resource-center/writing-lab
Kathleen
36:13
English for Art Purposes (EAP) Support: https://my.academyart.edu/resources/academy-resource-center/english-as-a-second-language/esl-support
Jomelle Montillo
36:19
it was very helpful for one who hasn’t taken online classes ever
Kathleen
36:31
Online Workshop Schedule: http://resources.academyart.edu/workshops/index/
Maxwell Paik
36:49
I have to say Penelope was amazing!!! She was very helpful and always nice to her peers.
Kathleen
37:01
Accessibility Resources: https://www.academyart.edu/campus-athletics/accessibility/ Email: accessibility@academyart.edu
Kayla Samuel
37:01
The launchpad was amazingly informative. Very helpful
Kathleen
38:00
In case any students joined us after we started, or wants to watch this webinar again at a later date, you can request the recording link be emailed to you by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q7MD55B
Kathleen
38:11
I will post the recording here tomorrow (you can also find other great workshop and webinar recordings): http://blogs.academyart.edu/chats/current-student-chats.html
LaRose Colquitt
38:14
The launchpad was super helpful
Maxwell Paik
38:18
thanks
Kathleen
39:34
Registrar: Email Registrar@academyart.edu
Jomelle Montillo
39:51
Who do we speak with about the health insurance?
Kathleen
39:51
Accounts Receivable: Email: ar@academyart.edu
Kathleen
40:18
Financial Aid Department Email: financialaid@academyart.eduOffice Number: (415) 618-6300 for new students OR (415) 618-6190 for continuing students Website: https://www.academyart.edu/finances
Asia Legg
40:21
does the vibe bank account work?
Kathleen
41:13
Veterans Affairs: va@academyart.edu
Kathleen
41:19
Work Study: WorkStudy@academyart.edu
Kathleen
41:47
FAFSA: http://www.fafsa.ed.gov/
Kathleen
42:36
Bank Mobile: https://www.refundselection.com
Elise Huhtala
43:55
I had Jaden Suh. He's been so awesome, helpful, very informative
Kathleen
44:09
Students, if we missed any of your questions, feel free to type it again here in the chat. We will also have a Q&A after this presentation. Thanks!
Anais Bruno
44:25
How do I know if I will receive a refund check.. or if the academy automatically takes all of it towards tuition?
Kathleen
44:38
Friendly Reminder (since i still see a mix): Students, when typing in the chat, please click the drop down and select “all panelists and attendees”, so that other students can see your question/comment, which will help connect the replies provided by our presenters. Thanks!
Maxwell Paik
44:54
cathy walker deserves a good mention shes outstanding and has helped me every step of the way I shall miss her.
Carl Crocker
45:05
so sorry I was a little late Atlanta Traffic is a beast sometimes
Kaleo Yang
45:32
Jakala Owens, a fantastic help during my time here
Sabrina Phillips
45:36
I agree with Maxwell, Cathy Brown-Walker has been wonderful and so helpful ever since the beginning!
Maxwell Paik
45:39
carl you can re watch the seminar Kathleen provided a link in the comments
Carl Crocker
46:28
I was only like 10 minutes late , so I think I got most of it. Though I will definitely look over the first bit
Justin Coloyan, Financial Aid Representative
46:35
@Anais Bruno If you select your refund preference as a physical check, it will be mailed to your address. Your financial aid representative will let you know if you are eligible for a refund after you register for classes and your aid is processed.
Kathleen
46:42
That’s right, Maxwell, thanks! :)
Kathleen
46:47
@Carl: You can request the recording link be emailed to you by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q7MD55B
Kathleen
47:08
Alternatively, I will post the recording here tomorrow (you can also find other great workshop and webinar recordings): http://blogs.academyart.edu/chats/current-student-chats.html
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
47:41
Hi! I have a question, for next semester... do we choose the classes? Or are the classes automatically enrolled? (following the curriculum)
Christina Daniel
47:44
Hello from Fort Bragg!
Anais Bruno
47:44
Got it, Thank you Justin!
Christina Daniel
47:55
will you cover launch pad learning?
Maxwell Paik
48:11
I was just there last week fishing in the ocean love me some fort bragg
Aaron Field, Director, Online Student Academic Support
48:32
@Christina Do you have a specific question?
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
49:08
as an average, do you have the record for MFA on how much time does it take students to complete?
Justin Coloyan, Financial Aid Representative
49:45
@zair lee If you complete your checklist items on time and if your financial aid is more than enough to cover your tuition, you will be eligible to receive the early supply refund, which students receive during the second week of school
Christina Daniel
49:51
it says it needed to be completed today. I did not.
Christina Daniel
50:06
how do I do that?
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
50:06
@Oscar Your advisor will help you to figure out how long the degree will take, but MFAs often take about 3 years
Kathleen
50:08
Student Services: Email: Studentservices@academyart.edu Main Phone Number +1.415.618.6508
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
50:26
Degrees go faster if you take summer classes
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
50:26
thank you @william
Jomelle Montillo
50:52
How do we get the new insurance card and information? or who do we speak to about that?
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
51:35
Thanks for answering my question!
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
51:48
over the time, can I take a class from other programs? like Architecture, Film, Animation, illustration, etc.?
Delroy Edwards
51:58
When is registration for Spring again?
Carl Crocker
52:13
I'm interested in Oscar's question too.
Maxwell Paik
52:15
connection issue
Kaleo Yang
52:16
how would I get transcripts to give to tricare for them to keep me on insurance.
Mariel Escobedo
52:24
Where do I find the degree planner?
Maxwell Paik
52:26
fixed that
Denise Fernandez
52:58
thank you!
Yeji Park
53:05
if we choose online classes when we register classes for next spring semester, are we able to change to onsite classes later?
Christina Daniel
53:14
Im sorry can you repeat that! my speaker messed up!
Lynnsei McClain
53:31
hello, do you guys happen to have the specific date for when we can register for spring?
Maxwell Paik
54:14
if things in my life ever get hectic or crazy is it possible to drop to only 1 class? will that affect my Finanical Aid too?
Carl Crocker
54:32
I know some of the clubs have discords and stuff
Jingting Wang
54:34
is spring semester a 15-week semester?
Kathleen
54:39
AAUHOO (FB group for online students to communicate with each other):https://www.facebook.com/groups/aauhoo/
Kathleen
54:48
Clubs & Organizations: https://my.academyart.edu/students/clubs-organizations
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
54:49
@Jingting Fall and Spring are 15 weeks
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
54:54
Summer is half as long
LIN CORTORREAL
55:21
Since the shuttle buses are running, Is the library at 79 NM open for students ?
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
55:21
When will we be notified if next semester (Spring) is virtual again or onsite?
Angelina Mushala
55:29
question. Can you be a student leader as an online student?
Kaleo Yang
55:43
how would I get transcripts to give to tricare for them to keep me on insurance.
Michelle Strachan
55:52
I have the same question as Zomayra
Delroy Edwards
55:55
Hello Jacob
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
56:06
over the time, can I take a class from other programs? like Architecture, Film, Animation, illustration, etc.?
Maxwell Paik
56:11
if things in my life ever get hectic or crazy is it possible to drop to only 1 class? will that affect my Finanical Aid too?
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
56:36
@Oscar If you are an MFA student, you can take classes from other majors after you pass your midpoint review and with department approval
Delroy Edwards
56:47
Thanks. Sept. 23rd. And so we would connect with Student Services or our current Advisor for help with selecting and registering for courses
Jomelle Montillo
56:47
thank you
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
56:54
@Zair Some classes have Zoom - your student services advisor can provide more information
Kathleen
56:58
Health Insurance Mailbox: healthinsurance@academyart.edu
Nick McMillin
57:12
What were each of your majors in college? And where did you attend?
Arlene Salomon
57:26
if I decide to switch my MA to MFA, how long do I have to make that decision?
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
57:31
@Maxwell Are you a graduate student?
Delroy Edwards
57:42
Awesome
Maxwell Paik
57:43
no im an undergraduate
Kathleen
57:56
@Medeline: You can request the recording link be emailed to you by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q7MD55B
Jomelle Montillo
58:00
thank you for the information I have to prep for 7pm class take care all
Denise Fernandez
58:01
I kinda have to go now, is the webinar pretty much done or will I have to request a recording?
Mariel Escobedo
58:04
Ah okey, thank you!
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
58:08
@Arlene It is better to make this decision early, but your student services advisor will help
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
58:09
thanks again @William !
Kathleen
58:24
@Denise, if you have no questions, you are good :)
Denise Fernandez
58:37
ok, thank you for the webinar!
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
58:43
@Maxwell Talk to your student services advisor. There is a minimum umber of units you need to take per semester to qualify for aid. Your advisor will have this information.
Nick McMillin
58:50
What were each of your majors in college? And where did you attend?
Angela Shipman
58:51
Thank you for the information!
Kathleen
58:52
Thanks for attending, Denise! Have a great semester!
Sasha Mukora
59:09
I am a transfer student and have a semester and a good chunk of LA classes done. could I take other classes such as Animation and illustration?
Yeji Park
59:13
thank you for that informations!
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
59:29
@Kyle Yes - if you do not see classes that were approved to transfer in, talk with your advisor
Maxwell Paik
59:32
okay thanks William that is not the case as of right now I will ask her as you never know what life will throw at you.
Sergio parra
59:44
Where can I access the free adobe account. Is it in resources?
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
01:00:03
Can we change future classes to make them meet our final goal?
Kathleen
01:00:30
@Madeline You are most welcome! :)
Justin Coloyan, Financial Aid Representative
01:00:42
@peter davy students are required to pay the $50 registration fee, the pell grant does not cover the registration fee
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
01:00:58
@Sergio The Adobe link should be on your student portal. There should be a link called "Software Keys"
Asia Legg
01:01:14
will my refund check be direct deposited into the vibe checking/savings account if i signed up?
Sergio parra
01:01:36
Ok thank you
LIN CORTORREAL
01:01:53
Since the shuttle buses are running, Is the library at 79 NM open for students ?
Maxwell Paik
01:02:03
ohhhhhhh thank you that was informative
Sasha Mukora
01:02:22
can you drop a class anytime?
Sasha Mukora
01:02:33
I love discord
Or Rabinovich
01:02:35
Can we get the discord link?
Aaron Field, Director, Online Student Academic Support
01:02:58
@Sergio It is located in the LMS under "software keys." You will need access to your AAU email in order to activate it.
Sasha Mukora
01:03:39
When does the refund check come in?
Kaleo Yang
01:03:52
how would I get transcripts to give to Tricare for them to keep me on insurance?
Justin Coloyan, Financial Aid Representative
01:04:08
@asia legg yes, if you signed up for your direct deposit for the refund preference, the refund will be sent to your checking account
LIN CORTORREAL
01:04:32
Great! Thank you
Giulia Pink
01:04:37
I might have missed an answer about health insurance previously. Is this something reserved for students on campus?
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
01:04:57
do any of you know where to buy official AUU apparel, stickers or any other cool stuff to get in the mood at home and be even more motivated?
Justin Coloyan, Financial Aid Representative
01:05:25
@sasha the refund check usually takes an estimated 2-3 weeks for it to arrive
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
01:05:51
Gotcha! Thanks!
Angelina Mushala
01:06:06
do you have study aboard? how does that work for online students that want to go
Sasha Mukora
01:06:16
Thank You!
Angelina Mushala
01:06:29
sg
Peter Davy
01:07:25
Does my student aid(pell grant) include my $50 registration fee? If it does,do I have to re register?
David Gentry
01:07:34
Thank you for the information
Kathleen
01:07:38
@Oscar: AAU Swag: https://www.artushop657.com/shop/
Nick McMillin
01:07:56
What were each of your majors in college? And where did you attend?
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
01:07:57
awesome! thank you @Kathleen!
Peter Davy
01:08:11
ok cool,Thanks Justin
Kathleen
01:08:14
@Oscar: np! :)
Kaleo Yang
01:08:51
Thank you so much!!!
Arune Martinkeviciute
01:09:04
thank you for the webinar, I will be going, if it is ok. It is 2:40am here
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
01:09:24
@Angelina Yes, we do have study abroad. Your advisor will be able to discuss the requirements.
Kathleen
01:09:56
@Arune Wow, thanks for staying up to attend this webinar! Be well
Maxwell Paik
01:10:08
will there be online interships ?
Sergio parra
01:10:39
If onsite ever opens up, could we switch at anytime?
Jieun Park
01:10:45
once you’re enrolled in BFA, can you change it to MFA? Can you change it in the middle of the course?
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
01:10:47
thank you @Jacob!!
Nick McMillin
01:12:03
Panelists!
Suzanne Malek
01:12:20
I’m from Monterey
William Carduner, Graduate Student Services Advisor
01:13:10
@Kyle I believe there is a way to print out an ID if you are taking classes online
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
01:13:23
Can you change future classes to focus more on what you want to do? i.e more environment/prop, less anatomy.
Mckensey Monier
01:14:55
If you did not accept your FAFSA can you still do work study?
Kathleen
01:15:19
You can request the recording link be emailed to you by completing this survey: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Q7MD55B
Jieun Park
01:15:22
all BFA students are also given internship chances?
Kathleen
01:15:34
I will post the recording here tomorrow (you can also find other great workshop and webinar recordings): http://blogs.academyart.edu/chats/current-student-chats.html.
Kathleen
01:16:11
@Kyle: http://blogs.academyart.edu/chats/current-student-chats.html.
Kathleen
01:16:38
@Kyle: YW :)
Yeji Park
01:18:24
when i log in aau email, it’s connected with microsoft. can we change to google?
Aaron Field, Director, Online Student Academic Support
01:20:06
@Yeji the AAU email system is powered by Microsoft so we can't switch it to Google. You can likely set up email forwarding if you don't want to check another email service.
Or Rabinovich
01:20:18
Thank you!
Yeji Park
01:20:24
Okay thanks!
Jacob Kernodle, Assistant Director of Student Services
01:21:34
jkernodle@academyart.edu
Or Rabinovich
01:21:42
Got it, will do! Thanks!
kristine kim
01:22:03
Thank you !
Elizabeth Schijf
01:22:12
thank you
Bobbi LoSchiavo
01:22:15
Thank you!
LaRose Colquitt
01:22:17
Thank you so much
Arlene Salomon
01:22:17
Thank you!
Anais Bruno
01:22:19
Thank you guys, very helpful information!!!
Weidi Zhang
01:22:22
Thanks a lot Jacob!
Mary Ann Estoy
01:22:24
Thank You so much for all your time!
Zomayra Vega Arroyo
01:22:26
Thank you so much for all the information!
mehrbano syed
01:22:28
Thank you for your help
Sasha Mukora
01:22:40
sorry i posted this in the wrong chat: I am a transfer student and have a semester and a good chunk of LA classes done. could I take other classes such as Animation and illustration?
Madhawy Zuair
01:22:43
Thank You for your guidance
Michael Toomey
01:22:47
need to leave. thank you for the info.
Laura Melkonyan
01:23:50
Thank you for the information and help!
Ryan Gregory
01:24:52
Thanks for all the info today!
Jacob Kernodle, Assistant Director of Student Services
01:27:56
securityofficer@academyart.edu
Lisa Scherf
01:28:11
How do we use the Blick Art discount
Jieun Park
01:30:50
thank you for the info! helps a lot
Sasha Mukora
01:31:50
Ok Thank you!
Lisa Scherf
01:32:35
their open in oakland
Or Rabinovich
01:32:40
I recently joined and missed the last assignment of the launchpad program, can someone review my daily schedule and make sure it makes sense?
Jacob Kernodle, Assistant Director of Student Services
01:33:04
jkernodle@academyart.edu
Lisa Scherf
01:33:14
great ty
LIN CORTORREAL
01:33:25
Blick store is also open in sf as well
Or Rabinovich
01:34:11
Sounds fantastic!
Kathleen
01:34:53
Thank you to those that attended today and asking great questions! Thank you to our panelists for the great presentation and all the valuable information! Be safe and healthy everyone!
LaRose Colquitt
01:35:00
Thank you so much for the helpful information
Michelle Strachan
01:35:02
Thank you!
Sergio parra
01:35:03
Thank you
Jiwon Heo
01:35:04
thank you
Oscar Orencio Hofmann
01:35:06
thank you all!
Aaron Field, Director, Online Student Academic Support
01:35:13
OAS@academyart.edu