Academic Resources


Any qualified student with a medically verified disability is entitled by law to reasonable accommodations according to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Reasonable accommodations should be requested on a voluntary, self-identifying basis. Services are available after a student has presented certified, current documentation of the disability from an appropriate medical or educational specialist, and this documentation has been reviewed and accepted as complete. Any student requesting accommodations for any reason should direct their request to the Disability Services Office (, at least one month prior to the start of the program in which they are enrolled to allow necessary time to review requests and to implement accommodations. Please visit the CalArts Disability Services webpage at for more information.

Auditing courses

Students are not permitted to audit courses at this time.

CalArts Information Technology

For technical support, email In your email, please note that you are a CalArts Extended Studies student along with your student ID (e.g. X002244) so that they can best assist you.

Course Changes and Cancellations

Occasionally, situations arise in which CalArts Extended Studies might have to cancel class, limit class size, change times, substitute instructors, or make other changes to course offerings. Any necessary substitutions or changes will be made with the intent of maintaining or enhancing the original purpose and integrity of the offering. In the event that CalArts Extended Studies cancels a program, enrolled participants will receive a full refund of tuition paid. Application fees and certain special request fees are non-refundable.