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The Pre-College Programs office is located on the 9th floor of Terra Hall, 211 S. Broad Street (corner of Broad & Walnut Streets), and is open Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM. 

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Rosi Dispensa

Director, Pre-College Programs

Rosi Dispensa is an administrator, educator and artist. Prior to becoming Director of Pre-College, Rosi worked as a program coordinator in Continuing Studies at UArts, a teaching artist, and an instructor for students in grades 2 – 12. Rosi's fine art work is founded in photographic practices, and includes printmaking processes, data collection, and creative uses of technology. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally.  Rosi received an M.A. in Art Education and a B.F.A. in Photography from the University of the Arts.

Kris Mortensen
Program Assistant, Pre-College Programs

Kris Mortensen received her M.F.A. from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2014 and her B.F.A. from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Tufts University.  Prior to coming to UArts, Kris was Installation Director of the Student Union Galleries at SAIC, and previously worked at the Harvard Fogg Museum, ICA Boston, and the Cambridge Arts Council.  Her paintings and other works have been exhibited nationally, most recently in a solo exhibition at Stuart & Co. Gallery in Chicago.    

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Directions from PATCO/SEPTA to UArts
 Getting here is easy!  

The University of the Arts is easily accessible by public transportation from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware via the SEPTA Regional Rail and the NJ Transit PATCO high-speed line.  Campus is just a 10 minute walk from SEPTA Suburban Station and a 5 minute walk from PATCO 12-13th & Locust Station.  

Saturday Arts Lab (gr. 1 - 8) classes are held in Terra Hall, located at 211 S. Broad St. 

Saturday School (gr. 9 - 12) classes are held in both Terra Hall (211 S. Broad St.) and Anderson Hall (333 S. Broad St.).

Planning to drive?  View campus map + driving directions.


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215-717-6538 fax

Office Address
The University of the Arts
Terra Hall
211 South Broad Street (Corner of Broad & Walnut Streets)
9th Floor, Room 901

Mailing Address (USPS)
Pre-College Programs
The University of the Arts
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Mailing Address (FedEx and UPS)
Pre-College Programs
The University of the Arts
311 South Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

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