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What is CLAS Academy?

CLAS Academy is a residential option for high-achieving freshmen in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. CLAS Academy is located in San Pablo Hall. Admission into CLAS Academy is limited to students receiving an ASU New American University Scholarship (University, Dean's, Provost's and President's Scholars).

Why choose CLAS Academy?

Residents can get involved in areas like community service and engagement, health and wellness, and cultural awareness. Examples of some events include:

  • Dean's Welcome: At the start of the school year, you can meet the associate dean and other college administrators at the exclusive CLAS Academy Dean's Welcome.
  • CLAS Academy Forum Series: Current PhD students from various disciplines talk about their research and let you know how to get involved in the many academic opportunities at ASU.
  • Dinner with the Diplomat: For students interested in foreign policy or international relations there is an opportunity to attend a private dinner with ASU's diplomat in residence.

Plus, so many more events to enjoy. From informational sessions and award parties to interview workshops and carreer services, there is always something fun and helpful going on in San Pablo Hall. 

How do you get into CLAS Academy?

  1.  All first-time incoming freshmen admitted to majors in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences who are receiving an ASU New American University Scholarship (University, Dean's, Provost's and President's Scholars) are eligible to live in CLAS Academy.
  2. After admission and submitting the enrollment deposit, all housing options will be viewable on myasu.edu.
  3. Complete your ASU Housing and Dining Confirmation. Select the "College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Academy" in San Pablo Hall.

Questions? Contact us!

If you have questions about CLAS Academy, contact the Office of Student and Academic Programs, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at 480-965-6506 or send an email to CLASAcademy@asu.edu.