2:53 pm - Tue, Apr 15, 2014
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Q: My dad is asking me to send my Form 1098-T, but I don't know where to find it on MySCAD? Do you know where to get it?

You may view a copy of your 1098-T through your student account channel in MySCAD.  Click on the “My Info” tab and you’ll see your student account channel at the top.  The 1098-T can be found by clicking on “Tax Notification.”

9:45 am - Mon, Apr 7, 2014

Get answers to your financial aid questions during walk-in advising hours

Friday, April 11th
1pm - 5pm
Jen Library room 109

Do you have questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), or about verification? Are you unsure of your options for financial aid or just want some advice? 

Get expert advice during walk-in financial aid advising. Stop by and make sure you’re on track to receive the best possible financial aid package for the upcoming academic year.

Learn more about FAFSA and verification

2:32 pm - Wed, Apr 2, 2014
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Verification 101

What is verification?
Verification is the process SCAD uses to confirm that the data reported on your FAFSA is accurate. 

How do I know if I’ve been selected for verification?
Certain students are selected by the federal government for this process and you will be notified via SCAD email if you are required to provide specific documentation to complete the verification process. Notification also appears on your Student Aid Report (SAR).

What will I need to provide to complete verification?
You will have specific requirements listed in your Financial Aid Requirements channel in MySCAD. Any forms that are needed can be found at www.scad.edu/verification

What happens after I submit all required documentation?
Once you submit all required documents, it may take up to two weeks for financial aid to complete the verification review process.  If there are no discrepancies between the information on your FAFSA and the information you supplied, your financial aid will be processed and you will receive an award letter.

If SCAD does not have enough information or needs clarification on items submitted, you will be notified.

Can I receive financial aid without completing verification?
Financial aid is not awarded, or if already awarded, will not be disbursed, until verification is completed. If verification cannot be completed before the end of the quarter, you could lose eligibility for some types of financial aid for that quarter.

To learn more about verification, visit www.scad.edu/verification or contact your student success adviser.

8:27 am - Fri, Mar 28, 2014
Q: How can parents log in to pay the housing reservation fee?

Once a student sets up an online account for their parent, they’ll be able to access our online payment system and pay the housing reservation fee.

Here are the instructions!
Directions for parents

  • Student must first set up an online payment account for a parent.
  • Log on to MySCAD.
  • Click “My Info” tab.
  • Locate the “Student Accounts” channel.
  • Click “Make an Online Payment – US$”.
  • Under Parent PINS, click “Add New” and complete required information.
  • The parent will be emailed a link and login information.
  • Once the parent account has been established, the parent can log in and make payments at CashNet: https://commerce.cashnet.com/cashnetc/SelfServe/eBillLogin.aspx?client=SCAD_PROD
8:12 am
Q: What qualifies as a studio elective?

Your studio elective can by any studio-designated course at SCAD.  To see if a class would qualify as a studio elective, click on “Look Up Classes” in your registration channel in MySCAD.  When you search for a course and pull up the course schedule, there’s an “Attribute” column that will state “Studio Elective Requirement” if it is a studio-based course.  If there’s nothing listed in the attribute column, then it does not qualify as a studio elective.

4:39 pm - Mon, Mar 24, 2014

Welcome Back SCAD Students!

We hope you had a wonderful spring break and are ready to start classes today!

Advising Walk-in Hours
You can stop by the advising office in Bradley Hall to see an adviser as a walk-in during the following days/times:

  • Monday, March 24th - Friday, March 28th - 8:30am - 5pm each day

Add/Drop Week
You are allowed to make schedule adjustments through the end of add/drop week - Friday, March 28th.  Please keep in mind that you may incur one or more absences if you add a class and begin attending after it has already met.

Please contact your adviser or email advisement@scad.edu with any questions about your classes, billing or financial aid.

Happy Spring!

4:02 pm
Q: what is the grading scale for letter grades

It is always best to check your syllabus to view the grading system for each class!

2:24 pm - Tue, Mar 11, 2014
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Q: How do I find out my students success advisor - all I want to do is make a tuition payment by credit card?

You may view your assigned student success adviser through your academic profile channel in MySCAD or through SCAD PRO Adviser.

To pay online with a credit card, log into MySCAD and go to your “My Info” tab.  Then click on “Make a Payment - US$” in your student account channel.  Please note that credit and debit card payments include a 2.75% convenience fee.

To learn more about payment options click here.

10:04 am - Wed, Mar 5, 2014
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Reminder! Spring tuition due March 10th

Here are some important reminders about spring classes and billing:

  • Spring charges including tuition, housing and meal plan if applicable are due on Monday, March 10th
  • Changes to your course registration, housing and meal plan or aid eligibility following your billing statement on February 25th may result in a new balance. 
  • Because a new statement will not be issued again before the due date of March 10th, you may view an updated balance including any new aid or charges through your My Student Account Channel and through CASHNet in MySCAD.
  • A late fee of 5% of the total balance will be assessed for any outstanding balance after the due date.

Click here for payment options

If you have any questions about your bill or anticipated financial aid, please contact your student success adviser.

11:30 am - Tue, Feb 25, 2014

Workshop: Need help navigating your financial aid options?

Learn how to sort through your options and secure the best possible financial aid package for the 2014-15 school year.  In this workshop, we’ll explore the different types of aid available for undergraduate students, when to apply, and how to evaluate what’s right for you.

  • Friday, February 28th
    2pm - 3pm
    SCAD Museum of Art room 216

Register online at: http://www.scad.edu/advisingappointment

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