Summer and winter intersession courses and internships are offered as part of KCAI's regular academic curriculum. B.F.A. degree program students may enroll in no more than six credit hours per session. Intersession courses are open to students from other institutions and members of the community through KCAI's School of Continuing and Professional Studies.
Summer Intersessionisoffered as part of our regular academic curriculum. KCAI Degree Program students may enroll for no more than six (6) credit hours. Enrollment for KCAI Degree Program students is done through web registration.
Students who have enrolled but not paid will be automatically dropped from class. Remaining spots in the class are based on a first come; first serve basis after the deadline. Students may reenroll and pay to secure a spot if it is available.
Tuition is $440 per credit hour. Students registering for studio classes are required to pay studio fees of $34 per credit hour, as well as any additional materials fee for their specific studio. Students who wish to audit a class must register through the Continuing and Professional Studies Office and pay tuition of $500, plus any materials fees. Tuition and fees are due in full in the Business Office by Friday, May 9 for the June session and Friday, June 20 for the July session. Your enrollment will be cancelled the day after this payment deadline if payment has not been received.
Students seeking financial aid for a summer session/study abroad trip must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form at www.fafsa.gov
and the KCAI Summer Financial Assistance Data Application.
Computer access will be provided in the Jannes Library computer lab during Winter Intersession. Check the door for posted hours, or view library hours.
Summer Session classes are calculated on the date the student officially withdraws in the Registrar's Office. Refunds requested by mail will be calculated by the postmarked date. Students withdrawing will be charged a $35 administrative fee per course. The last day to withdraw from class without grade penalty is Wednesday, June 11 for Session I and Wednesday, July 16 for Session II.
The amount of tuition refund if officially withdrawn is the following:
- 100 percent prior to the course beginning
- 90 percent prior to second meeting of class
- 50 percent prior to third meeting
- 25 percent prior to fourth meeting of class
There are no refunds for withdrawals from courses after the start of the fourth class session. 100 percent of all tuition and fees will be refunded within four weeks if a class is canceled due to insufficient enrollment.
Visiting students and community members
Visiting students and Kansas City community members are welcome to take these courses and may register through the Continuing and Professional Studies office. Registration is available online at www.kcai.edu/artforeveryone or by phone, using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard), at 816-802-3505 or in person by visiting our office at 108 E. 43rd St. Students who wish to transfer credits earned at KCAI to other institutions should consult with their academic advisors at those institutions for transfer approval.
Tuition and Fees Due in the Business Office: Friday, May 9
First Day of Class: Monday, June 2
Last Day to Drop/Add Classes: Tuesday, June 3
Last Day to Withdraw from Class: Wednesday, June 11
Last Day of Liberal Arts Class: Wednesday, June 25
Last Day of Studio Class: Tuesday, July 1
Tuition and Fees Due in the Business Office: Friday, June 20
First Day of Class: Monday, July 7
Last Day to Drop/Add Classes: Tuesday, July 8
Last Day to Withdraw from Class: Wednesday, July 16
Last Day of Liberal Arts Class: Wednesday, July 30
Last Day of Studio Class: Tuesday, August 5
Course offerings for summer 2014
Classes for degree-seeking students during the 2014 Summer Intersession include a faculty-led trip to Hungary; China; Florence, Italy; and Paris, France.
Download the complete course schedule for summer 2014 (PDF)
Download the Summer Intersession Policies and Procedures (PDF)