Housing and Parking

New Dorms for Fall 2020

AAC's campus is a cultural cornerstone in the Over-the-Rhine community and a home-base for creative pursuits int this historic neighborhood. Forget dorm life - AAC housing is urban loft living.

All first-year students who reside outside the Cincinnati area are required to live in the Art Academy's Residence Halls. Freshmen living within Greater Cincinnati may choose to reside in the residence hall or commute from home. Priority placement in the residence hall is given to traditional first-time freshmen and then to all other students at the Art Academy, in each case in the order in which residence hall deposits are received.

In Fall of 2020 we are partnering with Urban Sites Property Management to open a newly renovated Art Academy Dorm at 1225-1257 Jackson Street. 33 loft-style apartments will open to the incoming class of students, increasing our school footprint on Jackson St and creating a convenient and safe living environment for the students within close proximity to the school.

Each unit is equipped with:

Read more in the full article from the: Cincinnati Business Courier

2020-2021 Housing Fees for Incoming Students:

Housing Questions should be directed to Director of Student Services, Kelsey Nihiser.

Reserve your spot!

More Information

Please contact Kelsey Nihiser at kelsey.nihiser@artacademy.edu for the MAAE Housing License Agreement.

Any questions about housing and residence life can be directed to Kelsey Nihiser, Director of Student Services.


Parking is available in the AAC parking lot on Walnut Street, located immediately behind the main AAC building. Students can reserve a parking pass for the academic year or specific semester at these rates:

Passes are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Students can reserve a pass at the link below. Please direct any questions to Alexandria Tellez at atellez@artacademy.edu