summer 2022 dates announced!
June 12 – 18, 2022
Experiment with new ideas and media with UT Austin’s one–week pre-college classes.
Make new friends and learn from practicing artists and designers through hands-on classes that will expand your portfolio’s breadth. Improve traditional skills and explore nontraditional processes in a week of daily studio sessions designed to have you experimenting with new techniques and processes.
Registration opens on February 1 — Sign up to receive updates!
- One week (June 12-18, 2022) residential program in Austin, Texas
- For rising freshmen, sophomores, and juniors in high school (class of 2024, 2025, 2026)
- Students attend their choice of two studio sessions (aka classes) Monday-Friday
- Students participate in museum trips and Austin adventures outside of classes
- Merit and need-based scholarships available!
Zip ST.ART is a registration–based program and two classes are selected during the registration process on a space–available basis. Registration will be available starting on February 1 and closes two weeks before the session start date.
- Completed registration
- Studio session selections
- $150 non-refundable program deposit
Fees & Financial Aid
Includes over 30 hours of instruction, some supplies, housing and meals (from June 12 at 2pm – June 18 at 10am), and a ST.ART t-shirt.
Scholarships are available!
Zip ST.ART invites students with varying experience to further develop skills in 2D and 3D processes. All students participate in their choice of two daily studio sessions. Studio Sessions are selected during the registration process and spaces are limited.
Select two studio sessions and maximize your artistic exploration! Here’s an example of summer 2021 class offerings:
AM – 9:00am-Noon
PM – 2:00-5:00pm
Summer 2022 studio sessions will be announced in early 2022.
Summer 2022 Schedule
7:15-8:45am – Breakfast
9:00am-12:00pm – AM Studio Session
Noon-2:00pm – Lunch break
2:00-5:00pm – PM Studio Session
5:00pm – Daily meeting
5:30-9:00pm – Dinner and activities
10:00pm – Curfew
Housing & Student Life
All Zip ST.ART participants live on campus during the one-week program, from Sunday at 2pm to Saturday at 10am. All students are housed in a UT Austin residence hall and enjoy most meals in campus dining halls. All students will be paired with a roommate and halls will be supervised by program staff and organized by gender. As a residential student, all activities and Austin adventures are included in the program fee.
Summer 2022 residence hall information will be announced in early 2022.