Yes. The Division of Continuing Education offers students and alumni the opportunity to showcase work online—through the CE Gallery page and on its social media networks—and in exhibition spaces on campus. For more details, click here.
Please refer to specific degree requirements (available in the Office of Admissions) to determine how a particular course might fulfill a degree requirement. Pending acceptance into an SVA degree program, you will be assigned an academic advisor. This advisor will determine which courses may transfer into the degree program. If you wish to apply Continuing Education Units (CEUs) toward a degree program at another institution, you must speak with that institution regarding its credit transfer policy.
Students seeking to change a grade for a Continuing Education course must complete a change of grade form, which is available through the Registrar's Office. This form is to be completed by the instructor, and then returned to the Registrar's Office.
International students can take a vocational or recreational course as long as it is incidental to their main purpose of visiting the U.S. Please note that SVA is not authorized to issue the Form I-20, Certificate of Eligibility for the F-1 student visa for the Division of Continuing Education.
Unless otherwise noted, computer labs are available only during class time to students enrolled in computer-based courses. Scanners and computers with Internet access and word processing software are available for student use in the library; however, it is recommended that students have access to a computer outside the College for the completion of assignments.
Only students registered for a particular course may attend that course. If the student is aware in advance that he or she will be unable to attend class, the student should inform the instructor and make alternate plans. In case of illness or emergency, students may also contact the Registrar's Office and the office will forward this information to the instructor.
The Division of Continuing Education no longer mails a printed course bulletin. All courses are listed online and available as a downloadable PDF. Students registered for Continuing Education courses automatically receive the next quarter's issue of our newsletter ContinuED. However, please be sure to keep the Division of Continuing Education aware of any changes to your address.
Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are a nationally recognized standard of measurement for students participating in nonacademic credit granting programs. One CEU is defined as ten hours of participation.
SVA's Career Development Office is available for those students enrolled in a degree program. The Division of Continuing Education offers Open Houses prior to the start of each semester where students can learn from some of our distinguished faculty about opportunities in a chosen field or profession.
SVA is honored to welcome veterans to our campus. SVA is a Yellow Ribbon Program participating school. Veterans who register for continuing education courses will receive a 20% discount per course. To be eligible to receive this discount through the Division of Continuing Education, you must supply one of the following documents certifying proof of service:
DD Form 214 (Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty)
DD Form 2384 (Notice of Basic Eligibility)
This documentation should be submitted in-person at the Registrar’s Office (205 East 23rd Street, New York, NY 10010). Once you have submitted proof of service to SVA, you do not need to resubmit this documentation again. The 20% discount will automatically be applied when registering online, by mail, in-person, by fax or by telephone.
For more information about veterans benefits, programs and services, contact Gemma Prosper-Brown, veterans counselor, at: firstname.lastname@example.org or 212.592.2201.
Private loans are available to students through various lenders. SVA recommends that you evaluate all private loan options. Please contact the Financial Aid Office at 212.592.2030 for information on programs specifically designed for Continuing Education students. Note that payment for Continuing Education courses is due in full upon registration.
You may register for a Continuing Education course without payment of tuition, provided that upon registration, the College receives your company's promissory note stating that the tuition will be paid in full within two weeks.
Continuing Education instructors are working professionals and do not have either offices or mailboxes on campus. However, you are welcome to leave with the Registrar's Office a message to be forwarded to an instructor. Furthermore, you may send e-mail to the instructor through MyID.
For reasons of confidentiality, instructors' personal contact information is not available to students. However, you are welcome to leave with the Registrar's Office a message to be forwarded to an instructor. Furthermore, you may send e-mail to the instructor through MyID.
If you have questions regarding any courses offered through the Division of Continuing Education, please feel free to contact a Continuing Education course advisor by calling 212.592.2251. In addition, Continuing Education offers Open Houses prior to the start of each semester to which faculty members are invited to speak to prospective students.