Living in university housing
A nonrefundable and nontransferable housing reservation fee of US$250 for new students and US$750 for returning students is deducted from the overall housing fee. Students who cancel after June 1 are subject to an additional US$500 nonrefundable cancellation fee.
Payment and room assignment
Except for those continuing students participating in early housing sign-up, students are assigned to housing based on the date their reservation fee is received in the student accounts office. Financial aid, scholarships or other funds may not be available in time to meet the quarterly housing payment deadline.
Important housing dates
Be aware these dates are subject to change based on changes to the academic calendar. Refer to the calendar for additional dates related to classes and payment deadlines.
Special housing requests
Due to the high demand for housing, private rooms generally are not available. Students with medical needs who may require a private room or other specific housing assignments should indicate their needs on the housing application and must provide a letter from a licensed physician certifying any condition that requires specific provisions or necessitates special consideration.
Move-in crew (Savannah only)
In Savannah, move-in crews of student volunteers welcome and help new incoming students move into the halls. These students are able to move in two days prior to the halls opening and attend an orientation meeting the night before.
MicroFridge rental program
Students can rent a MicroFridge® with Safe Plug® unit from Collegiate Concepts, Inc. MicroFridge units are combination appliances that function as both refrigerators and microwaves to reduce energy consumption.
Students living in Hong Kong Gold Coast Residences are provided phones with local phone service. Local and long distance phone service are not provided in SCAD Atlanta and SCAD Savannah residence hall rooms.
Upon assignment to a residence hall, each student receives an individual postal box for general mail. Mailbox keys and box assignments are distributed during orientation. As part of the university's continual effort to provide the best student experience, SCAD has launched the Amazon Locker program as part of its mail services for current Atlanta and Savannah students.
Multiple washing machines and dryers are provided in all residence halls. The machines accept SCAD Cash or quarters as a form of payment, but change machines are not available. You can view the availability of machines at laundryview.com/scad. Washers and dryers are provided in each Gold Coast Residences apartment. No SCAD Cash or quarters are needed.