In the Fall semester of 2016, CCA Faculty Kari Marboe and Capp Street Project Archive Curator Jennine Scarboro teamed up for the Upper Division Interdisciplinary Studio (UDIST) course Activate Archive: Capp Street Project. During the class students were introduced to the CSP Archive, researched the process, intention,and realization of projects sponsored by CSP and used their research to inspire their own new collaborative and individual site-specific works. The course culminated in a campus exhibition In CCA's Oliver Art Center.
On March 5th of 2016, the Simpson Library hosted California College of the Arts' 2nd annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thon aimed at addressing the gender imbalance and skewed coverage of Wikipedia. Library staff and visitors spent the day writing articles on female artists and topics relating to women, feminism, and art.