SCAD 2019 Commencement

SCAD students, alumni, faculty and staff look forward to honoring our next class of talented graduates.

Savannah Commencement ceremonies

Friday, May 31, 2019
9 a.m. | Presidential Conferment of Degrees ceremony
1 p.m. | Presentation of Degrees ceremony 1
5 p.m. | Presentation of Degrees ceremony 2

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Atlanta Commencement ceremony

Saturday, June 1, 2019
3 p.m.

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Hong Kong Commencement ceremony

Saturday, June 8, 2019
12 p.m.

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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.

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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.

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SCAD eLearning graduates

SCAD eLearning graduates may participate in the Savannah ceremonies.