Mission, vision and values

SCAD mission

SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment.

SCAD vision

SCAD will be globally recognized as the preeminent source of knowledge in the disciplines we teach.

SCAD values

Be Strategic. Research and measure to guide work and document results.

Be Innovative. Generate new ideas and relevant solutions.

Be Positive. Approach all endeavors with enthusiasm.

Be Collaborative. Embrace and act upon our collective genius.

Be Transformative. Create life-changing experiences.