Mission, vision and values

Mission statement

The Savannah College of Art and Design exists to prepare talented students for professional careers, emphasizing learning through individual attention in a positively oriented university environment.

SCAD vision

The Savannah College of Art and Design, an institution with distinctive yet complementary locations, will be recognized as the leader in defining art and design education. By employing innovation in all areas, SCAD will provide a superior education through talented and dedicated faculty and staff, leading-edge technology, advanced learning resources and comprehensive support services.

SCAD values

  • Being a student-centered institution.
  • Providing an exceptional education and life-changing experience for students.
  • Demonstrating quality and excellence in every aspect of operations.
  • Sustaining a respectful and honest university environment.
  • Growing while continually improving.
  • Being innovative and results-oriented.
  • Promoting a cooperative team spirit and a positive "can-do" attitude.
  • Going the "extra mile."