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2014 Faculty Exhibition

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Lunch On Fridays: Kasumi

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Filmmaker and author John Waters to present one-man show

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Events: Nov 15, 2014

Fall 2014 Open House

Student Life . Orientation . StART . Learning Disability Orientation 

Learning Disability Orientation

As part of StART, the Office of Learning Support Services provides a workshop specifically for students with documented learning disabilities (e.g., ADD, ADHD, and dyslexia). The program is offered for free and takes place right before the StART program in the evening.

Students attending the workshop will:

  • Be trained on assistive technology available at CIA
  • Attend seminars on study skills and time management 
  • Become acquainted with the Learning Support Services Office 
  • Submit and review all learning disability documentation

Important Orientation Information

  • The Learning Disability Orientation runs from 9:30am–4pm on Sunday, June 29, 2014
  • View this past year’s Learning Disability Orientation Agenda
  • Parents are invited to the first and final sessions of the Orientation
  • You must register separately for both StART and the Learning Disability Orientation. The deadline to register is June 16, 2014
  • Please bring all relevant documentation (i.e. official diagnoses, test scores, etc.) to the orientation
  • Please see last year's agenda by clicking here

Directions + Parking

Please park in the CIA parking lot at the Gund Building, located at 11141 East Blvd., Cleveland Ohio 44105. View directions and our campus map

Questions or Concerns?

Please contact: 

Jill Milenski, Coordinator of Learning Support Services
216.421.7462 or jmilenski@cia.edu 

Helen Sullivan, Assistant Coordinator of Learning Support Services
216.421.7428 or hsullivan@cia.edu 

Register

Click here to register for the Learning Disability Orientation.

Supplies for First Day of Class

Wondering what materials you might need for the first day of class? Be prepared and read our recommended list of art supplies.

Important Dates

May 1
- Submit your tuition deposit
- Submit your housing deposit and application

June 1
- Sign and return housing contract
- Request final transcripts to be sent

June 23 - 24, Traditional Students
Attend Summer StART

June 29
Learning Disability Orientation

June 29-30, Traditional Students
Attend Summer StART

August 1, Transfer StART
Attend Summer StART

August 21
Move in

August 22-23
Attend orientation

August 25
School starts

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