Register for studio art classes at the Salt Lake Art Center School. Courses are available for all skill levels in photography and digital imaging.  Courses run on a semester schedule, and some are available for college credit.

The photography darkroom and lab are available for use to registered students (free) and the general public ($8.00 per hour). Open lab hours can be found at, but are typically Monday 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm, and Saturday 12:00 noon to 5:00 pm. Open labs are staffed by knowledgeable volunteers. For more information please call 801.328.4201.


Important Dates for Summer 2016:

Registration Begins: Monday, APR 18

First Day of Classes: Wednesday, MAY 18

Registration Ends: Saturday, MAY 28

Late Registration: Monday, MAY 30 – Saturday, JUNE 4

Late registration includes a $25 administrative fee.

Drop Period: A class may be dropped without penalty any time preceding or during the first TWO WEEKS of class (until Saturday, MAY 28). After this period through Week 3, a class can be dropped and payment refunded with the exception of a $25 administrative fee.  Classes cannot be dropped after the 3rd week (Saturday, JUNE 4), and refunds will not be given.

Refund Policy: There is a minimum enrollment of five students. All classes are subject to cancellation if enrollment is low. A full refund will be made if a class is cancelled. Refunds are not available after the third class. Refunds are not available for workshops without a paid replacement.

Lab Fee Policy: All lab fees are used for, but not limited to, Xerox handouts, binders, demo paper, classroom show prints, chemistry, new software and computer maintenance.

Last Day of Classes: Thursday, AUG 4

Parking: SLAC Photography School students are responsible for their own transportation and parking. When possible, take TRAX. UMOCA is less than half a block south of the Temple Square Station on West Temple. Metered parking is available on West Temple and on 100 South between West Temple and Main Street. Paid parking is available at the Marriott Hotel across the street on West Temple and at City Creek, as well as at the Plaza Hotel across the street on South Temple near the TRAX station. Please access the photography classrooms using the building’s west entrance.

Monday, MAY 30 – Memorial Day
Monday, JULY 4 – Independence Day
Monday, JULY 25 – Pioneer Day

NO labs over these weekends and as otherwise noted.

To receive registration discounts, UMOCA members and lab aides should contact Elly Baldwin at 801-328-4201 x 124 or for discount codes.