a great environment to live, learn, and play

SAA is located on the corner of East David Road and Hempstead Station in Kettering, Ohio. A quiet residential neighborhood sits adjacent to the college. RTA bus lines are accessible at the corner of the college property. Kettering is a safe, friendly city of 56,000 people within an hour’s drive of Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus. There are enough parks, shopping malls, skating areas, and restaurants to please anyone.

SAA is all contained in one 15,000-square-foot air conditioned, well lit facility. There are eight studio classrooms. Wi-Fi service is available throughout the facility, which is open to students Monday–Thursday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The SAA Library collection focuses on advertising art, including graphic design, typography, color, painting, illustration, art history, fine art, as well as marketing, branding, and copywriting. Digital resources include Bridgeman Education Art, Creative Edge, and ProQuest Research Library..

The building includes an accessible entrance ramp and restroom facilities for persons with physical disabilities. As well as the studio classrooms and library, the building features a print center, faculty and staff offices, conference rooms, an atrium commons area, and a café area. The café has vending machines and microwaves, as well as a refrigerator, toaster, and coffee brewer. The outdoor area offers covered patio seating and a bike rack. A large expanse of green space includes recreation areas, a volleyball court, and a soccer area. Learn more about the area by visiting the following websites: