Frequently Asked Questions - FAQ
1. Who can take this class?
2. What are the requirements for acceptance?
3. Do I have to take the class for credit?
4. Can I take this class for credit if I am not a School of Communication & the Arts student?
5. What dress is appropriate?
6. Where will the students stay in Los Angeles?
7. Will I be able to do laundry?
8. Will I be able to cook meals?
9. How physically demanding is this program?
This class is open to only qualified Regent students and SCA alumni.* All applicants will go through a screening process before they can be accepted. Space is limited and will be filled on a first come, first served basis. Students who have submitted an application and paid the deposit will receive priority. Regent students must be confirmed to be in good standing by Student Services and the Business Office before they will be permitted to attend this class.
* FY15 graduates have priority
You must have already taken one of these classes before May 3.
- Graduate students: SSW510 (preferred) or a Producing class (CTV525, 526 or 527).
- Undergraduate students: CTVU 310 Screenwriting or permission from the undergraduate program director, Prof. Phillip Boland.
You must submit a writing sample with your application.
- Short film script or television script, or;
- Feature film script in lieu of short film script or television script
- Advisor approval
If you are a student you must take this class for credit. If you are a SCA alum you will not pay for tuition but will pay the non-credit program fee of $1500, if you already live in LA, or $2500, if you do not live in LA.
You must get approval from your advisor by submitting the "Approval to Enroll in a Class in Another School" approval form. If this course is not part of your approved program, any financial aid you are receiving will not be applied. Please talk to your advisor in the central financial aid office for more details.
The average temperature in Los Angeles during the month of May is around 74 degrees during the day but can drop to around 57 degrees in the evening. Bring light layered clothing. We request that you do not bring more than one large suitcase with a carryon. You will usually wear comfortable clothing during the day for class such as shorts, pants, flip flops & tennis shoes. You should bring one set of business casual clothes for an alumni event that is usually scheduled.
Students will stay at Park La Brea apartments. Apartments are two bedroom, 5-bed furnished apartments. www.parklabrea.com Male and female students will be housed in separate apartments. Facilities include 24 hour courtesy patrol, gated property access, meeting room facilities, multimedia theatre, a business center, on site dry cleaners and 5 miles of fitness trails. The apartments are sparsely furnished and will not be equipped with kitchen utensils or housewares; there is no phone, televisions or DVD players in the apartments. Students will need to provide their own towels and bed sheets for a single bed.
Park La Brea apartments are within walking distance of the most famous celebrity shopping area in LA called The Grove, Farmer's Market and CBS Television City. There is also a Kmart within walking distance.
The apartments have kitchens but are not equipped with utensils or housewares. You will have to supply your own cooking utensils. There is a microwave in each apartment. There is a Whole Foods Market, Ralph’s & Trader Joe’s within walking distance.
This program can be rigorous, and some of the events may require demanding physical activities. Participants should possess the ability to:
- Walk one mile without resting. Student walk to & from class each day, approximately 1 miles each way.
- Stand for 30 minutes without sitting
- Climb three flights of stairs without assistance. Park LaBrea Apts have been known to have elevators break down. Each apartment building has 12 floors.
- Hear instructions in a group setting and environmental noise present
- Read and understand written instructions and signs
- Step in and out of buses or shuttles
- Endure smog in various areas
Regent University may be unable to provide special accommodations for people with disabilities. Any person who believes he/she may need special accommodations must contact the Disability Services Coordinator to discuss his/her needs in advance, with ample time to make appropriate accommodations as needed. If a person needs personal assistance during the trip, that person must bring a companion/assistant at full price. If you have any questions regarding special accommodations for people with disabilities, contact Mr. Adam Williams at 757-352-4894 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.