CCA’s San Francisco studios are a collection of shared resources that support all departments on the San Francisco campus. The primary goal of the San Francisco studios is to support CCA curriculum.
You must be a currently enrolled student, faculty, or staff member to use these shared resources.
All students must attend a general shop orientation, which defines shop rules, policies, and best practices as well as identifies various resources to consult for additional training and information, before gaining access to the shops.
You must also pass the general safety test and sign an acknowledgement form and liability waiver. Orientation Schedule
SF Shop Hours
hours vary by shop. please check the individual shop page for specific hours. In general, SF Making Studios are open 8am-9pm M-F, and 12pm-8pm Sat. & Sun.
View the shops floor plan to see the configuration of the SF Shops, which are located on the second floor of the main building at the San Francisco campus (1111 Eighth Street, between 16th and Wisconsin). Download the studio resources map
Tool & Equipment Lending
The San Francisco studios are stocked with tools and equipment most commonly used by professionals in each respective field. Check with the appropriate studio manager as lending policies will vary from studio to studio.
The San Francisco studios regularly hire student workers to help with all operations associated with the various studio areas.
Please visit CCA Works to browse current employment opportunities.
Rules of Conduct
To maintain a safe and productive environment for all students, Studio managers have established a discipline system as it pertains to the San Francisco studios. Behaviors that distract from this, or violations of verbal or written shop policies are subject to the following Discipline procedures:
- First violation -- verbal warning
- Second violation -- written warning
- Third violation -- suspension of studio access
Additional student violations will result in more severe consequences.
San Francisco Studios
CCA’s San Francisco studios are a collection of shared resources that support all SF-based departments. Access is available to all current students and faculty upon attending the individual facility's policy and safety orientations.
- Studio Resources (shops)
- Alternative Materials Studio
- Back Lot
- Fashion Design Studios
- Film Studios
- Furniture Studio
- Hybrid Lab (SF)
- Model Making Studio
- Plaster Room
- Rapid Prototyping Studio
- Spray Booth / Dryng Room
- 2D Studios
- Welding Studio