When it comes to your education, place matters. That's why KCAD's urban campus in the heart of downtown Grand Rapids is designed to be a dynamic hub of creative activity, both for our students and the community at-large.
Life @ KCAD
What better backdrop for your art and design education than a city that runs on creativity? Grand Rapids is teeming with spaces and places that will enliven your senses and inspire new ideas and connections.
Beyond a thriving creative culture, the city we call home has tons to offer, from safe, walkable neighborhoods to reliable public transportation to a wealth of dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreation opportunitties!
KCAD students have the option to live locally in off-campus housing throughout Grand Rapids or live in traditional on-campus housing at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, with free daily shuttles to KCAD.
What's the best way to discover what life at KCAD is like? Come for a tour! Our knowledgeable guides will introduce you to spaces, resources, and people that will ensure you'll be able to make the most of your education.