Registration Information

Please read all registration and refund policies carefully. Registration should be made as soon as possible; class size is limited and spaces will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. To ensure enrollment, please register at least one week prior to the start date of the class. You will be notified if the class for which you are registering is full. Classes with insufficient enrollment will be canceled – you will be notified likewise. To view our extensive class offerings, please click here.

PAYMENT: Full payment is due upon registration. Checks, cash and credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, Discover) are accepted. A $25 fee will be charged for returned checks.

TO REGISTER BY MAIL: Send a check or money order for the full amount of the tuition with the registration form. For credit card payments, please fill in the complete charge card number, expiration date and the cardholder’s name on the registration form. Our mailing address is: SSVA Registrations, 251 N. Spruce St., Winston-Salem, NC 27101.

TO REGISTER IN PERSON: Office hours are 9:00 am to 7:00 pm, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday. Fees may be paid using check, charge card or cash.

TO REGISTER BY PHONE: Registrations with credit card payments may be made by phone. Call SSVA (723–7395) with class information, charge card number, expiration date, v-code and cardholder’s name.

Refund Policy

Registration fees are refundable up until 14 days prior to the start date of the class, less a $20 accounting fee. Refunds cannot be made after this deadline. To withdraw from a class and request a refund, advise the Sawtooth Registrar by email at registrar@sawtooth.org 14 days or more before the class start date. Failure to attend sessions and/or verbal notification alone will not be considered as an official notice of withdrawal. Refund policy does not apply to special events, symposiums or private group classes.

Credit Policy

Students who notify the Sawtooth Registrar of withdrawal 14 days or more before the class start date may choose a credit for the full amount of the class in lieu of a refund. Credits must be used within 1 year of the original class start date, and cannot be redeemed for cash. Credits can be transferred to another student by notifying the Sawtooth Registrar at registrar@sawtooth.org.


Sawtooth reserves the right to cancel, combine, or reschedule classes to adjust for enrollment, and to change class instructors when necessary. If Sawtooth cancels a class for any reason, each registered participant will be informed as soon as possible and will be extended the opportunity to transfer to another class. Any participant who elects not to transfer may choose between a full refund or a credit in the same amount. Please note that credits must be used within 1 year of the original class start date, and cannot be redeemed for cash.

Inclement Weather

Please call 336-723-7395 or check the front page of the website if you have any concerns regarding class cancellations due to weather.

Photo Release

Sawtooth School for Visual Art will occasionally document classes and student work using photography and video for promotional purposes only. If you do not wish to be photographed nor want your child to be photographed, please notify the school in writing.