Lyme Pre-College Academy


High school students with beginning to advanced level art training are welcome to enroll in a series of courses to further explore and expand their technical skills and abilities. All Pre-College courses and workshops aim to foster creativity, build artistic skill, and mentor personal vision in young artists. Lyme Pre-College Academy runs an intensive series of weeklong, daytime classes during summer months, as well as Saturday and evening classes and workshops that are flexibly scheduled to complement work and school schedules throughout the academic year. Lyme Pre-College Academy also offers free Portfolio Preparation workshops for high school seniors during the fall semester.

Summer 2018 Course Offerings

Registration for our Summer 2018 Pre-College Academy is open now.

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Illustration Essentials with Jon Sideriadis

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Intermediate Illustration with Jon Sideriadis

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Portfolio Preparation Workshop with Adam Nowakowski

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Spring 2018 Course Offerings

Registration for our Spring 2018 Pre-College Academy is open now.

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Classical Drawing with Kimberly Monson

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Summer Youth Academies

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University of New Haven Summer Youth Academies

The University of New Haven invites local youth to participate in innovative and individualized summer programs.

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Registration Policies

  • Withdrawals and Refunds
    All Courses

    To officially withdraw from a class, submit written notification to the Director of Community Engagement and Arts Programming by email or by fax. Refunds will be calculated according to the following schedule upon receipt of written notice:

    • Two weeks prior to class start: 100%.
    • One week prior to class start: 80%.
    • After the start of class: no refund.
  • Cancellations and Schedule Changes
    Non-Credit Courses

    Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts reserves the right to cancel courses, to alter fees, scheduling or staffing of courses. If a program or course is cancelled, students will be informed at least one week before the class start date. Please allow six weeks to process all refunds. Students will receive full refunds in the event of course cancellation.