Counseling and student support services
As you enter a time of change, development and growth in your life, it helps to have dedicated experts to guide you through your collegiate journey. From counseling to accessibility services, the office of counseling and student support services works with students to ensure they are in the right state of mind to excel both in and out of the classroom.
Group counseling and workshops
Counselors are available 24/7 to handle emergencies. Students may contact the SCAD Department of University Safety at any time to reach a counselor.
For an immediate threat, students are encouraged to contact 911.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 800.273.TALK (8255)
Georgia Crisis and Access Line: 800.715.4225
The Center for Suicide Awareness: Text HOPELINE to 741741
Deaf and hard-of-hearing services
The coordinator of deaf services assists deaf and hard-of-hearing students in effectively communicating with other students, faculty and staff. The interpreting staff provides communication services for students, faculty and staff for classes and co-curricular activities.
Jump Start program
Students who qualify for accommodations can attend Jump Start, a special expanded orientation before the general SCAD Savannah orientation. Jump Start is designed to increase awareness of the services and resources available to students with disabilities, ease the transition to the university and provide strategies for success at SCAD.