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Continuing Education

Corcoran Arts Continuing Education and Pre-College Programs are housed under GW’s Office of Summer and Non-Degree Programs, making art accessible to everyone with a desire to explore and learn. Corcoran Arts Continuing Education offers a variety of non-credit art courses for adults of all ages throughout the year. Pre-College programs are open to high school students during the summer months and is run by the Office of Non-Degree Students.


Corcoran Arts Continuing Education

photo of student working with ceramicsNon-degree students of all ages and abilities are invited to participate in classes in ceramics, digital media design, drawing, interior design, painting, photography, sculpture, woodworking and more.

Corcoran Arts Continuing Education courses allow students to brush up on basics, develop further expertise or just have fun. Afternoon, evening and weekend classes are available to work around your schedule. Courses are taught by leading professionals in their fields, and are available during winter, spring and summer semesters. For detailed instructions on how to submit an application for non-degree student status and register for Corcoran Continuing Education courses, visit the Office of Non-Degree Students site

View a map of campus and find the location of your class on the facilities page

The following courses are available for Summer 2018:

*Note: Registration for all Summer courses opens March 1. Late registration begins on the first day of class.*

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER SESSION II IS STILL OPEN!

 

CCE 2301 10      Intermediate Book & Box Making
Faculty:                Jennaway Pearson
Time:                   T 6:30-8:30
Location:             Flagg Classroom B-108
Duration:             7/2/2018 - 8/11/2018
Cost:                   $400 + additional lab fees
CCE 1440 20   Introduction to Botanical Drawing    
Faculty:             Carol Beach
Time:                 S 9:30-1:00
Location:           Smith Art Pavillion 401B
Duration:           7/2/2018 - 8/11/2018
Cost:                 $400 + additional lab fees
CCE 1789 20  Digital Photography  
Faculty:            Joe Yablonsky
Time:                M 6:00-9:30
Location:          TBD
Duration:          7/9/2018 - 8/11/2018
Cost:                $400 + additional lab fees
CCE 1825 11/AA    Introduction to the Wheel   
Faculty:                    Hadrian Mendoza
Time:                        U 12:00-2:30
Location:                  Flagg Classroom B-110/B116
Duration:                  5/21/2018 - 7/28/2018
Cost:                        $800 + additional lab fees
CCE 2122 10/AA  Abstract Painting
Faculty:                  Mira Hecht
Time:                      R 12:00-4:30
Location:                Flagg Studio B-135
Duration:                5/21/2018 - 7/28/2018
Cost:                       $800 + additional lab fees
CCE 1182 20    Painting Short Course
Faculty:             Joshua Highter
Time:                 T 6:00-9:30 
Location:           Flagg Classroom B-135
Duration:           7/2/2018 - 8/11/2018
Cost:                 $400 + additional lab fees

CCE 3901 10    Fundamentals of Graphic Design
Faculty:             James Mole
Time:                 T 6:30-9:30 
Location:           Flagg Classroom 111
Duration:           05/28/2018 - 07/21/2018
Cost:                 $600

 

How to Apply & Register

Eligibility 

Current GW students in a degree (for credit) program at the university are not eligible to take Continuing Education courses. 

If you have been suspended from any educational institution for poor scholarship or are not in good standing at your current or a prior institution you will not be eligible to enroll as a non-degree student for one calendar year after the effective date of the suspension.

If you’ve been denied admission to a degree or certificate program at GW, you will also not be eligible to enroll as a non-degree student for the same semester for which the application was denied.

For more detailed instructions on how to submit an application for non-degree student status and register for Corcoran Continuing Education courses, visit the Office of Non-Degree Students site. Please make sure you thoroughly read the instructions at the bottom of the page before submitting your application.

Students must first submit an application as a non-degree student.  On the first page of the application, choose the following in order to apply as a non-degree student (each field must be selected before the following fields options will populate):

  • What type of program are you applying to? Non-Degree
  • School: Summer & Non-Degree Programs
  • Field of Study: General Study
  • Degree: Non-Degree
  • Concentration: Not Applicable
  • Term: Semester that you wish to apply for

Once your confirmation email arrives, use the GW student ID, or GWID, provided to create your GW NetID and GW e-mail account.  The NetID is required to access GW systems, and the GW e-mail will be the address to which the GW sends all official communications, including your student e-bill and detailed instruction on how to register for classes.

Once your confirmation email arrives use the GW student ID, or GWID, provided to create your GW NetID and GW e-mail account.  The NetID is required to access GW systems, and the GW e-mail will be the address to which the GW sends all official communications, including your student e-bill and instructions on how to regsiter. Concise steps to register for classes are below:

  1. Log in to the GWeb login page
  2. Enter your GWid and PIN

(PIN: Initial student PINs are six characters long and are generated according to the student's date of birth, in a MMDDYY format.)

3. Select ‘Student Records & Registration Menu’, then ‘Registration Menu’. Click ‘Register, Drop and/or Add Classes’ and select the appropriate semester.

(The first time you log in to GWeb you will be prompted to enter your current address. Failure to enter the information will prohibit your registration.)

4. Enter your desired CRNs (which are found on the Office of the Registrar) into the boxes and click on ‘Submit Changes'. You will immediately see if you have been successful or if there were any errors with your request(s).

5. You may add additional CRNs by entering them in the boxes. You may drop courses by using the 'Web Drop' Option in the Action Column next to the course you wish to drop.

If you have questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar at (202) 994-4900 or [email protected] or the CE Advisor at [email protected]

Deadline: Potential Non-Degree students can apply starting one month before registration opens for any given semester (see the Office of the Registrar's website for exact dates) up to the start of the semester. Applications typically take 2-3 business days to process. 

*Please note that if you are admitted and register after the first day of classes, you will receive a late registration fee. These dates and more can be found on the university’s Academic Calendar

Pay Your Bill

Once you register for courses, an electronic bill will be generated. No paper bill will be sent. All bills are due prior to the first day of the semester. The Student Accounts Office can help you understand and pay your bill.

To pay your bill, you will need to access the Student Account eBill.

If you register for classes after the first day of classes, payment is due by the following 10th or within 2 weeks, whichever is later.

*For more detailed instructions on how to apply or register, please visit the Office of Non-Degree Students


Pre-College Program

GW Pre-College features summer programs that allow high school students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. Pre-College arts courses come in a variety of topics, ranging from digital arts to traditional painting and drawing.

photo of pre-college painting classOur courses lean on the long tradition of the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design’s creative and inspired scholarship, along with their academically robust programs in the arts, to create dynamic and challenging courses for visiting high school students.

Top-tier faculty guide, inspire, and empower students through immersive programs that allow students to refine their skills and build their portfolio.

To learn more about available programs, visit the Pre-College page.


Questions? Please contact Program Manager of Community Engagement and Continuing Education, Samantha Steen, at [email protected]