Frequently asked questions

 

What is required to register for SCAD Summer Seminars?
Participants eligible to register must be rising sophomores, juniors, or seniors in high school as of fall 2020, complete the registration form, and submit payment online. There are no other prerequisites.

May I attend multiple SCAD Summer Seminars?
Yes. Participants may choose to attend up to two sessions in Atlanta and Savannah. Participants also may attend separate sessions at each location. The registration fee is US$60 per location.

Are payment plans available, or can I make partial payments?
Yes. The registration portal does allow for partial payments to be made over time. The registration fee of US$60 is due at the time of registration, and the remainder of the payment is due on or before Friday, June 4, 2021.

How do I make payments?
All payments are due June 4 and can be made by following these steps:

  • Log in to the registration portal with the email address used at registration and the confirmation number provided to you when you registered.
  • Select the "Modify Registration" button.
  • Click through your registration till you arrive at the Payment page.
  • Enter your credit card information and click the "Submit Payment" button.

Does SCAD Summer Seminars offer scholarships? How can I apply for them?
A limited number of scholarships are available but not guaranteed. Participants who excel academically and artistically are eligible to apply. Participants must pay the $60 registration fee, complete the online registration and upload scholarship materials by Monday, April 12, 2021, to be considered for a scholarship. All scholarship winners will be notified by Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

Do I need spending money?
Participants should bring some spending money in case of emergencies, or if their group wants to go for ice cream, souvenir shopping, etc. during offsite events. SCAD is a cashless campus and we recommend bringing a pre-loaded debit card or gift card to make purchases at university dining halls or shops. All meals, supplies, and transportation are covered in the cost of the program.

Can mail or packages be sent to residential SCAD Summer Seminars participants?
Receiving mail or packages is discouraged for participants in the SCAD Summer Seminars program. If a parent/guardian needs to get something to a participant right away, call the SCAD Summer Seminars office for assistance.

What happens on Friday?
The SCAD Summer Seminars program ends on Friday. Parents and guests are invited back to campus to observe their participant's workshops, view artwork, and meet with faculty and staff. Admission staff will be on hand to answer basic admission questions. If parents wish to schedule a tour, they may do so on their own by visiting scad.edu/visit.

How much do books and course materials for SCAD Summer Seminars cost?
All workshop supplies are provided.

May I be away from the residence hall overnight?
Participants may be checked out of the residence hall by a parent or guardian. If someone other than the parent/guardian will be checking the participants out, the program manager must receive written permission from the parent/guardian at least 24 hours prior to the checkout time. Parent/guardians can email [email protected] to give permission and include the check-out person’s name and contact information. The check-out person must have a government issued ID with them at the time of check-out.

What are the check-in and check-out times and locations?
Check-in and check-out procedures will be shared closer to the start of the program.

How much do books and course materials for SCAD Summer Seminars cost?
All workshop supplies are provided, except for the workshop Photography: Digital Foundations. Participants in this workshop must bring their own digital cameras (at least 12 megapixels).

May I check in to the residence hall before the check-in dates?
Early check-in is not permitted. Exceptions may be made for participants traveling internationally. Participants should email the SCAD Summer Seminars office at [email protected] at least three weeks in advance to confirm availability before any flight arrangements are made.

May I be away from the residence hall overnight?
Participants may be checked out of the residence hall by a parent or guardian. If someone other than the parent/guardian will be checking the participants out, the program manager must receive written permission from the parent/guardian at least 24 hours prior to the checkout time. Parent/guardians can email [email protected] to give permission and include the check-out person’s name and contact information. The check-out person must have a government issued ID with them at the time of check-out.

What are the check-in and checkout times and locations?
Check-in is from noon to 3 p.m. on Sunday at The Hive, 201 W. Boundary St. Shuttles loop between the airport and The Hive between 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Checkout is from 5-6:30 p.m. on Friday at The Hive, 201 W. Boundary St. An early airport shuttle departs at 2 p.m. and shuttles loop between SCAD and the airport from 5:30–6:30 p.m.

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Contact

SCAD Summer Seminars Atlanta
P.O. Box 77300
Atlanta, GA 30357
Phone: 404.253.2700 or 877.722.3285
[email protected]

 

SCAD Summer Seminars Savannah
P.O. Box 2072
Savannah, GA 31402
Phone: 912.525.5100 or 800.869.7223
[email protected]

 

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