The School of Web Design & New Media prepares students for cutting-edge careers in experiential design and digital media. We teach an integrated approach to New Media that is based on four key fundamentals: Design Thinking, Visual Communication, Technology, and User Experience. Web Design & New Media graduates are strategic thinkers, producers, and creative technologists poised to lead innovation on a global level.

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    Online Students: Summer Expo 2015 is coming!

    It's never too early to plan for Summer Expo. This year's Summer Expo will be held from June 20 to June 28. You should seriously think about visiting the school to enrich your experience as an Academy of Art University student.


    You can meet your instructors in person, network and meet your classmates from not only from School of Web Design & New Media but from other departments as well.

    Your Directors and Faculty will be providing demonstrations and will be available to help you with any challenges you are facing in your course work.

    Come and enjoy San Francisco!  While most of the country is baking in the Summer heat.  The city is warm in the days and cool at night. Layering is key to enjoying a few days in San Francisco. We're excited to see you in June!

    Here's a link with more information.

    Ask Andie!

    Your questions, answered! Submit your questions at

    Questions answered:
    - How many BFA graduates get a job in their field immediately after graduation?
    - If a student does not pass the Final Review what happens next?
    - I failed my midpoint and I am trying to get some direction on where to go get help.
    - Is that a pixelated Van Gogh in the background?

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    Save the Date: The Next Mobile Platform is Your Car

    Please join us for the online tech talk The Next Mobile Platform is Your Car with WNM part-time instructor and Chief Digital Strategist for Lochbridge, Matthew David, on Tuesday, April 7 from 3:00-4:00 p.m. (PST). During this online talk, Matthew will be discussing consumers and smart cars, technology choices, building car apps, and how you can get inspired in your projects!

    If you’re interested in learning more about smart car technology, you won’t want to miss this session!

    To Register, RSVP Here:  

    *By submitting your RSVP you will receive the login information for the virtual room.

    At the end of the session, we will be opening up the discussion for Q&A. Come prepared with your questions for Matthew or submit them in advance to We hope to see you there!


    Now Open! 2015 Spring Show Submission Form

    Hello WNM Students,

    We have now opened our Spring Show Submission Form! You can find the link to the form here:

    Please read the Submission Guidelines before you submit. You can find them here:

    More help is found in the Submission Walkthrough video found below (also linked in the guidelines)

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    ARC Tutoring Labs


    Check out the ARC tutoring lab schedule for dates and times.

    Ask Andie!

    Your questions, answered! Submit your questions at

    All Midpoint/Final Thesis questions today! Questions answered in this video:
    - Why do we submit a DVD if we submit a digital copy already?
    - Can you please help clarify how much coding need to do for final project?
    - What does the midpoint guideline "Link to PDF Portfolio" mean?

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