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Graphic Design Workshop

July 10-16, 2022
Cost: $2,200

Apply Online: The Westphal College Summer Programs Registration
(Application deposit required with the application, payable with Credit Card)

ABOUT THE SUMMER PROGRAM

An exceptional one-week intensive residential program in graphic design taught by award-winning faculty and open to high school students interested in learning about the creative world of visual communications. Students will work on projects that explore the design process through hands-on studio-based instruction, participate in critiques and discussion, and create portfolio-ready work. Studio classes are supplemented by cultural field trips, design studio visits, and guest presentations by faculty, industry professionals, and alumni…all designed to give students an opportunity for an undergraduate experience and to get a sense of career opportunities in graphic design.

About the Graphic Design Program

The Graphic Design program at Drexel prepares students to inform, persuade, educate, and entertain through the creative use of words and images. Graphic Design students learn to conceptualize, design, and produce visual communication in a wide variety of media, including books & magazines, posters, ads, packaging, websites, information systems, exhibition design, and motion graphics.

What you will bring home with you: 

Students who complete the one-week program will receive a program certificate from Drexel University’s Graphic Design Department. You will also take away the foundational graphic design work with original art and digital files, along with many career insights and happy memories.

Student graphic design work from Drexel's Graphic Design Pre-college summer program.

Student graphic design work from Drexel's Graphic Design Pre-college summer program.  



 

Student graphic design work from Drexel's Graphic Design Pre-college summer program.  

GENERAL INFORMATION 

Eligibility: We welcome high school students who are at least 16 years of age who have completed their sophomore or junior year by July, prior to the program’s start. We encourage anyone excited about design to apply and limit each program to 15 students.

Faculty: Students will be taught by Drexel faculty from the Department of Graphic Design in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

Registration and Payment: You may apply by completing the online application, submitting a copy of your high school transcript, and your 300-word personal statement of interest.  Transcripts can be e-mailed to wbr24@drexel.edu.

A deposit of $300 is required with your application. Your deposit will be returned if you are not accepted into the program. Upon acceptance, your deposit is nonrefundable. The balance of the program must be paid by June 1, 2022. A final balance payment form will be provided. No refunds will be made once the program begins.

Application, Registration, Payment: You may apply by completing the online application, submitting a copy of your high school transcript, and your 300-word personal statement of interest. Transcripts can be e-mailed to wbr24@drexel.edu or sent by mail to the address above.

How soon will you hear from us? All applications will be reviewed as we receive them, and applicants will be notified within three weeks from receipt. Admissions decisions are based upon academic preparation and commitment to exploring design. We will limit the program to approximately 15 students. We will mail an acceptance letter and an information package to you and your family with additional program information, and of course, more forms to complete. Enrollment is limited and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis upon review and acceptance of the application.

Questions? Call 215-895-1836 or e-mail Bill Rees at wbr24@drexel.edu

 

Student graphic design work from Drexel's Graphic Design Pre-college summer program.