Student Affairs administers a diverse range of programs and services designed to foster the success and well-being of all students at the University of the Arts. Our New Student OrientationFirst-Year ExperienceUArts Weekend and Commencement programs celebrate and guide students through important transitions in their UArts experience.

We encourage students to become active participants and leaders in our campus community through residence hall programs, Emerging Leadersstudent clubs and organizations. Comprehensive career and internship counseling is available for all stages of the student's professional development and to all alumni.

Our team is dedicated to ensuring the health and well-being of all students through free and confidential health and counseling services, as well as implementation of the Student Code of Conduct. We provide academic support to help students succeed academically and creatively. Specific programs assist first-year students with their adjustment to college and students on academic probation. Our office works closely with students facing acute difficulties and those exploring taking a leave from the University.

We are committed to helping students at UArts be successful.

Safety + UArts Alerts

UArts is committed to providing students, faculty, staff and visitors with a safe and secure living and learning environment.

Campus Safety

Student Handbook

Learn more about what it means to be a part of UArts, and what is expected of you as a member of our community.

Student Handbook

Concerned About a Student?

Contact the Student Affairs Office if you are worried about a student's health or well-being.

Concern

Online Training

As part of our comprehensive prevention efforts, UArts requires all students to complete AlcoholEdu, Sexual Assault Prevention and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion online training.

Online Training

New Student Orientation

We have created Orientation for new students around one simple idea—to help you transition so you will be more likely to succeed as a student-artist.

Orientation

Student Activities

Get involved, make new friends and participate in a wide variety of campus activities.

Campus Life

Advising Center

The Advising Center helps students succeed academically and creatively.

Advising Center

Career Services

Career Services offers comprehensive resources and individual counseling tailored to the specific needs of students and alumni in the arts.

Career Services

International Student Programs

We value the cultural experience that international students bring to our creative campus.

International Student Programs

Residence Life

On-campus apartment-style living in the heart of Philadelphia: not your typical residence hall experience.

Housing

LGBTQ+

Resources for lesbian, gay, bi and transgender students and members of the UArts community.

LGBTQ+

Community Standards

The conduct system serves to promote a civil educational environment for all community members.

Community Standards

Taking a Leave

There are several options available to students needing to take some time away from the University and their studies.

Leave of Absence

Counseling Center

Offers students a confidential place to address issues or concerns that may be hindering their academic performance or everyday life.

Counseling Center

Health Services

The University of the Arts is committed to offering care and education to keep you well, providing quality treatment should you become ill.

Health Services

Contact Student Affairs

The Office of Student Affairs is located in Gershman Hall on the corner of Broad and Pine Streets and is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.

studentaffairs@uarts.edu 
215-717-6617