Summer Swarm itinerary

The following schedule is subject to change. Check for updates before attending Summer Swarm and download the SCAD app for the most up-to-date information.

Student: Day 1

Note: Bring an umbrella in the event of rain.

8-9 a.m.
Check-in
SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd.

9:30-10:15 a.m.
Welcome
Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.

10:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Student session part one
Students tour buildings on campus and learn how to use the university's array of support services. Groups rotate among four venues and presentations throughout the day.

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Celebrate SCAD luncheon
Dining locations will vary.

1:15-3:15 p.m.
Student session part two

3:15-5:15 p.m.
Student session part three

5:15-6:15 p.m.
Dinner
Café at The Hive, 201 W. Boundary St.

6:15-8:30 p.m.
Beach Trip
Tybee Island

9:15 p.m.
"First Night" bash
Student Center, 120 Montgomery St.

Student: Day 2

8-8:45 a.m.
Breakfast
Food truck at Turner House, 302 W. Boundary St.

9-11 a.m.
Student session part four

11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Lunch
Café at The Hive

12:30-1:30 p.m.
Foundation studies workshop
SCAD Museum of Art, theater
Drawing and design workshop with SCAD faculty

1:30-2 p.m.
Wrap up Swarm with the dean of students
SCAD Museum of Art, theater

2 p.m.
Checkout
Turner House

Family: Day 1

Note: Bring an umbrella in the event of rain.

8-9 a.m.
Check-in
SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd.

9:30-10:15 a.m.
Welcome
Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St.

10:30 a.m. to noon
Family session one: What to expect the first year
Trustees Theater
Families receive orientation from a perspective that will help them understand how to support their students.

12:15-1:15 p.m.
Celebrate SCAD luncheon
Dining locations will vary.

1:30-3 p.m.
Family session two: University panel discussion
Trustees Theater
Families conclude their Swarm experience with a question-and-answer session with staff and faculty.

3 p.m.
Next steps for families: Returning to SCAD in September
We'll briefly discuss what to expect and what to do before returning for the fall quarter.

3:15-5 p.m.
SCAD tour (optional)
Tour departs Trustees Theater.

3:15-4:45 p.m.
Foundation studies demonstration class (optional)
Trustees Theater
A foundation studies class demonstration will be held for families. The experience will be educational and contribute to a sense of understanding and empathy for the challenges that await first-year students. No artistic experience is necessary.

5:15-6 p.m.
Dinner on your own (optional)

Family: Day 2

7-10:30 a.m.
Breakfast on your own (optional)

9-10 a.m.
SCAD tour (optional)
Tour departs from the SCAD Museum of Art lobby, 601 Turner Blvd.

9-10:30 a.m.
Trolley tour (optional)
Meet at the SCAD Museum of Art lobby. Family members will have the opportunity to purchase tickets to tour Savannah in an open-air trolley at a discounted group rate.

10:30-11:30 a.m.
SCAD Museum of Art tour
Tour begins in the SCAD Museum of Art lobby.

2 p.m.
Checkout
Turner House, 302 W. Boundary St.
The Swarm experience concludes and we bid you farewell until the fall, when Swarm students return to SCAD with the first part of their orientation already successfully completed.

Also available:
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Offices open for consultation
Bradley Hall, 115 E. York St.