Closed School Information Page

A list of schools permanently closed can be found on this page. If you are a former student of one of these schools, or if you were a student of a school that was purchased by one of the schools below, please see the following instructions regarding Transcripts, Diplomas, and other questions you may have.

The following schools are now permanently closed:
• The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
• The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University
• The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles, a campus of Argosy University
• The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University
• The Art Institute of California—Sacramento, a campus of Argosy University
• The Art Institute of California—San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University
• The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley, a campus of Argosy University
• The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
• The Art Institute of Charlotte, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
• The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago
• The Art Institute of Colorado
• The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
• The Art Institute of Fort Worth, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
• The Art Institute of Houston—North, a branch of The Art Institute of Houston
• The Art Institute of Indianapolis
• The Art Institute of Jacksonville, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
• The Art Institute of Michigan
• The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy
• The Art Institute of Minnesota
• New England Institute of Art
• The Art Institute of New York City
• The Art Institute of Ohio—Cincinnati
• The Art Institute of Washington—Dulles, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
• The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania
• The Art Institutes International—Kansas City
• The Illinois Institute of Art
• The Illinois Institute of Art — Schaumburg
• The Art Institute of Philadelphia
• The Art Institute of Phoenix
• The Art Institute of Portland
• The Art Institute of Raleigh–Durham, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
• The Art Institute of Salt Lake City
• The Art Institute of St. Louis
• The Art Institute of Tennessee — Nashville, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
• The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park
• The Art Institute of Tucson
• The Art Institute of Wisconsin
• The Art Institute of Washington, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
• Antonelli Institute of Art & Photography
• Arizona Institute of Interior Design
• Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts
• Lowthian College
• New York Restaurant School
• Tuscon Design College
• York Academy of Art



Transcript Requests

Transcript Instructions: 

Mail your completed Transcript Request Form, along with a check or money order in the amount of $7.00 for processing fees to the attention of the Dream Center Education Holdings:

Dream Center Education Holdings
Attn: Academic Operations Department
1400 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Your transcript will then be processed and mailed to the provided address within 21 days.

Should you have any questions, please email a detailed message to transcripts@aii.edu or call 888-863-0324, so that we may address your concern. Please include your name, address, phone number and e-mail address, along with the reason for your e-mail/call. Allow approximately one business day for a response.


Enrollment Verification

For enrollment/education requests, please send e-mail to transcripts@aii.edu with the following information along with the verification form that needs to be completed (if applicable):

• E-Mail Subject Line: Enrollment Verification Needed

• Body of E-Mail: Include your full name (First, Middle, Last); Mailing Address; Phone Number; E-Mail address; Campus Attended; Years Attended and Program

• Attachment: Include any forms that are required to fill in



Diploma Requests

For diploma requests, please send e-mail to studentresolution@dcedh.org with the following information:

• E-Mail Subject Line: Diploma Request

• Body of E-Mail: Include your full name (how it should appear on the diploma), Your Current Mailing Address, Campus Attended, Degree Level, Degree Program Name, Any Honors Designation and Date of Completion, Date of Attendance



Financial Requests

For financial requests, please send e-mail to studentresolution@dcedh.org with the following information:

• E-Mail Subject Line: Financial Request

• Body of E-Mail: Include the full name used during your enrollment, the campus attended, and a detailed description of the financial request you are making.



Account Balance Inquiries

For account balance inquiries, please reach out online to CSSNRecovery@dcedh.org.

1098–T – Questions and Important Information

Forms are mailed to all eligible students by January 31 annually. To print a duplicate form, please visit https://heartland.ecsi.net/. If you are unable to locate your 1098-T and need further assistance, please contact Heartland ECSI at 1-866-428-1098. For information on the Taxpayer Relief Act, as well as additional resources to assist you in understanding higher education tax incentives visit: https://heartland.ecsi.net/index.main.html#/access/FAQtaxDocuments#understanding1098TForm.



All Other Questions or Concerns

Please locate your campus for the appropriate contact information:

* The Art Institute of Charleston, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
     Please contact The Art Institute of Atlanta 770-394-8300

* The Art Institute of Charlotte, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
     Please contact Miami International University of Art & Design 305-428-5700

* The Illinois Institute of Art — Chicago
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston 713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of Colorado
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston 713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of Michigan
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston 713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale
     Please contact Miami International University of Art & Design 305-428-5700

* The Art Institute of Indianapolis
     Please contact The Art Institute of Las Vegas 702-369-9944

* The Art Institute of California—Inland Empire, a campus of Argosy University
     Please contact The Art Institute of San Diego 858-598-1200

* The Art Institute of Tennessee — Nashville, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
     Please contact The Art Institute of Atlanta 770-394-8300

* The Art Institute of California—Orange County, a campus of Argosy University
     Please contact The Art Institute of San Diego 858-598-1200

* The Art Institute of Philadelphia
     Please contact The Art Institute of Pittsburgh 412-291-6200

* The Art Institute of Phoenix
     Please contact The Art Institute of Las Vegas 702-369-9944

* The Art Institute of Portland
     Please contact The Art Institute of Seattle 206-448-0900

* The Art Institute of Raleigh–Durham, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design
     Please contact Miami International University of Art & Design 305-428-5700

* The Art Institute of California—Sacramento, a campus of Argosy University
     Please contact The Art Institute of San Diego 858-598-1200

* The Art Institute of California—San Francisco, a campus of Argosy University
     Please contact The Art Institute of San Diego 858-598-1200

* The Illinois Institute of Art — Schaumburg
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston 713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of Washington, a branch of The Art Institute of Atlanta
     Please contact The Art Institute of Atlanta 770-394-8300

* The Art Institute of Atlanta—Decatur
     Please contact The Art Institute of Atlanta at 770-394-8300

* The Art Institute of California—Los Angeles
     Please contact The Art Institute of San Diego at 858-598-1200

* The Art Institute of California—Silicon Valley
     Please contact The Art Institute of San Diego at 858-598-1200

* The Art Institute of Fort Worth

     Please contact The Art Institute of Dallas, a branch of Miami International University of Art & Design at 214-692-8080

* The Art Institute of Houston—North
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston at 
713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of Jacksonville
     Please contact Miami International University of Art & Design at 305-428-5700

* The Art Institute of Michigan—Troy
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston at 713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of New York City
     Please contact The Art Institute of Pittsburgh at 858-598-1200

* The Art Institute of Ohio—Cincinnati
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston at 713-623-2040

* The Art Institute of Washington—Dulles
     Please contact The Art Institute of Atlanta at 770-394-8300

* The Art Institute of York—Pennsylvania
     Please contact The Art Institute of Pittsburgh at 412-291-6200

* The Art Institutes International—Kansas City
     Please contact The Art Institute of Las Vegas at 412-291-6200

* The Illinois Institute of Art—Tinley Park
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston at 713-623-2040

* The Art Institutes of Minnesota
     Please contact Argosy University Twin Cities at 888-844-2004

* The Art Institutes of Wisconsin
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston at 713-623-2040

* The Art Institutes of Salt Lake City
     Please contact The Art Institute of Houston at 713-623-2040

* The Art Institutes of Tucson
     Please contact The Art Institute of Las Vegas at 702-369-9944

* The Art Institutes of St. Louis
     Please contact The Art Institute of Chicago at 713-623-2040

* New England Institute of Art
      Please contact The Art Institute of Pittsburgh at 412-291-6200