Adult Programs




At this time, the College is planning to operate all summer programs as scheduled and there are no changes to academic nor residential logistics for these programs. This is an evolving situation and future decisions about summer programs will be made based on the College’s coordination with government and public health officials concerning COVID-19.

Please be assured that any changes or cancellations made by the College will amend our refund policy and allow for refunds. Additionally, should any government policies restrict a registered student from participating in a summer program, a refund will also be processed.

Sarah Lawrence has established a webpage where all updates about the College’s response to COVID-19 are posted. You are encouraged to review all sections of the page and to check back frequently to stay on top of the latest developments.​

Enrolling in a summer program provides the opportunity to create dynamic projects guided by expert faculty members.

Students are surrounded by a passionate and engaged community of their peers which further bolsters the learning and enrichment that happens on our beautiful wooded campus each summer. We offer immersive residential experiences and commuting options for scheduling flexibility in our adult programs.

Filmmakers Collective

Filmmakers Collective

June 28 – July 31, 2020

As part of a long-running partnership, Sarah Lawrence College and the International Film Institute of New York (IFI) offer a unique opportunity to learn the art of filmmaking in an in-depth, supportive, and intimate program.

Summer Seminar for Writers

Summer Seminar for Writers

Experience six amazing days of workshops, craft talks, generative sessions, and readings. Students choose to study along one of the following tracts: fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, or hybrids of poetry and prose.

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Filmmaker's Week and Weekend

Filmmaker's Week and Weekend
Offering weekday or weekend options, this one week/weekend course is an in-depth study of the filmmaking process from script to screen. With more hands-on opportunities and take-home assignments, students will gain a better understanding of critical craft elements necessary for the success of any project.