San Francisco Campus

Vibrant Campus in the Heart of Union Square

Strategically located in the heart of the commercial hub of the city at Union Square, the San Francisco campus offers a truly cosmopolitan college experience. Headquartered nearby are companies including Gap, Pottery Barn, Levi's, and Williams-Sonoma, making the campus an ideal home base for networking and career opportunities.

The campus offers a state-of-the-art library and learning center as well as studio spaces filled with natural light.


We recommend a personal tour for all prospective students and their families.

A personal tour offers Admissions guidance about:

  • FIDM Majors
  • Entrance Requirements
  • College Transfer
  • Financial Aid

To arrange a San Francisco campus visit or schedule an appointment with an Advisor, please call 800-422-3436.


The FIDM Library is one of the largest specialized fashion libraries in the United States. Besides its vast collection of books, periodicals, and trade publications, the Library is noted for its Textile Design & Research and Textile & Materials rooms, both of which give students exclusive access to materials and industry resources. In addition, FIDM alumni, industry researchers and scholars may visit any FIDM Library by appointment.

San Francisco campus library hours
Library Hours  
Monday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Saturday Closed*

Open from 9:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. the Saturdays of Open House and Finals. Hours vary during quarter break. Contact the campus directly for more information.

The FIDM Store

The source for all your FIDM gear, the FIDM Store carries logo merchandise as well as school and office supplies, art supplies, greeting cards, tote bags, and gifts. Shop Online

Safety & Security

  • 24-hour security
  • Student photo ID required by staff and students to access campus
  • Security cameras in elevators and hallways
  • Free escorts to Powell Street BART Station and nearby parking lots upon request

Annual Safety & Security Report