Courses are open to any adult 18 years and older or teen 13-18 years of age.
Courses beyond level I for adults and for teens all assume knowledge and technical skills in the medium. Introductory level instruction is not included beyond level I course curriculums. See individual course prerequisites for details.
Certificate courses are for adults. Please note that some certificate courses require prerequisites.
Extended Studies offers a 10% discount on courses to ACAD alumni and 25% to seniors 65 and up. Please advise us when you register; we do not revise registrations for the discount once confirmed.
Fee subsidy may be available to teens from low-income families through our Teen Artist Support Fund. Please contact the office for information on how to apply.
Refunds will be issued based on the date your written withdrawal is received at Extended Studies by mail, fax, email or hand delivery and according to the following schedule:
To qualify for a refund of fees, less a $60 + GST processing fee, withdrawals must be received in writing prior to seven calendar days immediately preceding the start date of the workshop, or as specified in the workshop information. Late withdrawals will not qualify for a refund.
You may transfer to another course within the same semester before your course begins, without being charged an administrative fee.
Withdrawals must be made in writing and will be in effect from the date the notice is received at the Alberta College of Art + Design. Written notice of withdrawal can be mailed, faxed, emailed or delivered to the Extended Studies office during office hours
Please refer to our refund policy to determine if a withdrawal from a non-credit course would be eligible for refund.