Programs of Study

Summer BFA Courses

 bfa summer courses

During the summer, CCAD is pleased to open a wide variety of our regular college-level courses to the public.

Color your summer with creative exploration in painting, film history, fiction writing, or illustration—or use our convenient online options to fill in some basic college requirements in writing, biology, or social sciences.

Formal enrollment in CCAD is not required, all you have to do is:

  • Review the online booklet to see what we have to offer.
  • Make sure you’ve satisfied any prerequisites.
  • Complete the registration form.
  • Mail the completed form with your payment to:
    • Continuing & Professional Studies
      Columbus College of Art & Design
      60 Cleveland Ave.
      Columbus OH 43215

Important Dates

  • Minimester courses meet May 13–24.
  • Full-semester courses meet June 10–Aug. 2.
  • Summer Session I courses meet June 10–July 8.
  • Independence Day break (no classes) is July 4–5.


Do I have to mail in my registration?
Yes—online registration is not available for summer BFA courses.
How long do I have to register?
Registration for summer BFA courses closes one week prior to the beginning of each class.
What if my plans change?
By registering for classes, you are agreeing to pay for the entire session regardless of your attendance. To withdraw from a course, you must submit your request in writing. (Nonattendance does not constitute official withdrawal). Refunds are granted as follows:
  • For withdrawal one full week prior to start of class: 100% refund less $75 administration fee.
  • For withdrawal after first class but before day of second class: 60% refund.
  • For withdrawal after second class but before day of third class: 40% refund.
  • No refunds thereafter.

Continuing & Professional Studies Contact: Email | continuinged AT ccad DOT edu | 614.222.3248