Registration information

Advanced Placement Institute

Registration information


SCAD Advanced Placement Institutes
P.O. Box 77300
Atlanta, GA 30357
404.253.5471 or 877.722.3285

2015 API session dates

Each API session is scheduled for Monday through Friday. Residential participants must check in at 4 p.m. on Sunday and checkout by 2 p.m. on Friday. Commuting participants will check in on Monday morning and check out on Friday afternoon.

Studio Art courses focus on 2-D, 3-D and drawing. English Language and Composition emphasizes nonfiction, while English Literature and Composition focuses on fiction. All courses are for new and/or experienced AP domestic and international educators.

This schedule is subject to change.

June 14-19 Studio Art or Art History
June 21-26 Studio Art or English Language and Composition
July 5-10 Studio Art
July 12-17 Studio Art or Art History
July 19-24 Studio Art or English Literature and Composition

Housing and meals

Participants who wish to stay in a SCAD residence hall may pay for their housing during online registration. The housing fee is $150 per participant, per week, and participants are encouraged to register early for this option.

All participants receive an orientation breakfast on Monday, lunch Monday through Friday, and coffee daily. All other meals are participants’ responsibility. Meals may be purchased à la carte at the SCAD dining facility.

Organized activities

Explore Atlanta and SCAD Atlanta throughout the week by participating in planned activities.  Sample opportunities include discovering the sights and sounds of the Westside Provisions District, enjoying tapas at local dining hotspots, exploring the beauty of the Atlanta Botanical Garden, soaking in exhibitions at the High Museum of Art, and other exciting excursions.

Travel and Parking

Atlanta is easily accessible by airplane, train, bus and automobile. SCAD does not provide transportation to and from the airport, train or bus stations. For information regarding ground transportation services from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, visit

Complimentary parking is available in the SCAD Atlanta parking garage, 1600 Peachtree St. Participants will receive a SCAD shuttle schedule at check-in that includes information regarding complimentary shuttle bus routes. Transportation is provided to all organized activities, and the residence hall is a short walk to SCAD Atlanta.

Advanced Placement Institute classroom


All API workshops are held at SCAD Atlanta in Midtown Atlanta.