Congratulations graduates!

Join all SCAD students, alumni, faculty and staff in celebrating our newest class of talented graduates!


Distinguished speaker: John Malkovich
Ceremony details



Distinguished speaker: John Malkovich
Ceremony details

Hong Kong

Distinguished speaker: Douglas Young
Ceremony details

Preparing to graduate

All SCAD students must apply for graduation two quarters prior to the quarter in which they expect to graduate, even if they do not plan to participate in the commencement ceremony.

How to apply


Launching your creative career

The office of career and alumni success offers extensive career resources, alumni benefits and networking opportunities to support graduates and help them find their dream jobs.

Learn more

Commencement information

Commencement has always been a special occasion at SCAD, and it provides an opportunity for the university community to celebrate students' artistic and academic achievements. To accommodate the growth of SCAD and the number of graduating students, we are planning commencement with singular care and innovation.

View ceremony information

SCAD eLearning graduates

SCAD eLearning graduates may participate in either the Savannah or Atlanta ceremonies. Contact your graduation auditor for more information.