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First Year Studios

Home Base for First Year Students in San Francisco

Last updated on May 03, 2023


********SUMMER 2023 HOURS**********
The First Year Studios are CLOSED for Summer 2023.
We will Reopen in Fall 2023.
Have a great summer.

Hooper II
Graduate Building

The First Year Studios are available to current first-year students, faculty, and staff only through class orientation.

Find our Access and Use policies here:

FYST Access and Use Policies
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Cinthia Marisol Lozano

Studio Manager - First Year + Youth Programs

About the First Year Studios

First Year Studios contains five classrooms- Drawing, 2D, 3D. All classrooms contain heavy-duty work tables and lockers for faculty teaching supplies. 3D Classrooms have large-scale shelving for class project storage and hand tools for wood, cardboard, and general making. First-Year students in San Francisco can access powered and stationary machinery through the Model Shop, Tool Center, Plaster Room, and Sanding Room.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Cardboard
  • Charcoal
  • Ink
  • Paint
  • Paper
  • Pigment
  • Wire
  • Wood


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Woodshop orientations are available to enrolled classes only. Make-up orientations and specialty tool orientations may be arranged individually with studio management.