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Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD), and licensed in the state of Washington under Chapter 28C.10 RCW.


CLOSURES & SCHEDULE CHANGES

>> Nov 23 – 25, 2022 | Closed for Thanksgiving Break
>> Dec 9, 2022 – Jan 2, 2023 | Closed for Winter Break

Reservations are required to use the facilities, no walk-ins will be permitted. Our facilities will be available for reservations during the following hours:

Monday – Thursday | 12:00-9pm
Friday | CLOSED
Saturday – Sunday | 12-6pm

Call the front desk at 206.720.7222 x0 to check availability and make a reservation.


Quarterly Schedule, Registration Deadlines & Grades

Summer Quarter 2022: June 20 – August 11, 2022
>> Registration: Open
>> Scholarship Application Priority Deadline: April 25, 2022 | Learn More
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Non-Certificate Students: July 4, 2022
>> Last Day to Remove “I” Grade for Spring 2022: July 18, 2022
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Certificate Students: July 25, 2022

Fall Quarter 2022: September 21 – December 8, 2022
>> Registration: Open
>> Scholarship Application Priority Deadline: August 1, 2022 | Learn More
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Non-Certificate Students: October 4, 2022
>> Last Day to Remove “I” Grade for Summer 2022: October 24, 2022
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Certificate Students: October 25, 2022

Winter Quarter 2023: January 9 – March 16, 2023
>> Registration Opens: October 2022
>> Scholarship Application Priority Deadline: November 7, 2022 | Learn More
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Non-Certificate Students: January 16, 2023
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Certificate Students: February 6, 2023

Spring Quarter 2023: March 27 – June 8, 2023
>> Registration Opens: December 2022
>> Scholarship Application Priority Deadline: January 30, 2023 | Learn More
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Non-Certificate Students: April 10, 2023
>> Drop/Refund Deadline for Certificate Students: May 1, 2023

Grades are mailed one week after the last day of the quarter.


Student Resources

Student Handbook Student Rental Rates Digital Printing Service
The Facilities Rental Handbook contains information about facilities, safety procedures, equipment use, and references policies relevant to current students. Many courses necessitate the purchase of additional lab or darkroom time. Check out our current student rental rates to see what works best for you. Submit files for prints to be picked up at our front desk, with Ready-to-Print and Custom Printing options; review our services and guidelines.
Facilities Rental Handbook (PDF) Student Rental Rates (Hours/Rate page) Digital Printing Service
Scholarship Program Private Instruction Registrar Requests
We offer need-based scholarships to cover full or partial class tuition. Visit our Scholarships page for more information and to apply. Working on a special project or need help in a specific area? We can arrange private instruction with one of our faculty. Need to request an official transcript or schedule an advising appointment?
Scholarship Opportunities / Apply Private Instruction Program Contact Jennifer Brendicke, Registrar
Library & Resources Submit Student Work
PCNW has a reference library. Students enrolled in the Certificate Program should make use of regional libraries for research work related to photographic practice. Learn more here. We would love to include your work in our quarterly publication. Send us digital files and include your name, the title of the image, and what class (if any) the photo was for.
Library & Resources Info Submit your work!