Contact Us

The Pre-College Programs office is located on the 9th floor of Terra Hall on the corner of Broad and Walnut Streets and is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Rosi Dispensa
Director, Pre-College Programs

Rosi Dispensa is an administrator, educator and artist. She received an MA in Art Education and a BFA in Photography from the University of the Arts. She has worked as program coordinator in Continuing Studies at the University of the Arts, a teaching artist and an instructor for students in grades 2 – 12. With a foundation in photographic practices, Rosi's fine art work also includes printmaking, data collection and creative uses of technology. Her work has been exhibited locally, nationally and internationally.

Krysta Knaster
Assistant Director, Pre-College Programs

Krysta Knaster is a graduate of the University of the Arts with a BFA in Photography.  She has exhibited her work in the Philadelphia area and won the Fuji Film Documentary Photography award in 2009.  Knaster was a Teaching Assistant for Pre-College Programs during Saturday School and the Summer Institute while she was a student.

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Pre-College Summer Institute
The University of the Arts
Terra Hall
211 South Broad Street
(Corner of Broad + Walnut Streets)
9th Floor, Room 901
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Mailing Address (USPS)
Pre-College Summer Institute
The University of the Arts
320 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102

Mailing Address (FedEx and UPS)
Pre-College Summer Institute
The University of the Arts
311 South Juniper Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107