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Applicants to programs in the School of Art, School of Design, and Department of Transmedia must submit their final portfolios online via Slideroom. Portfolios may be submitted before or after your application but should meet all deadlines.


Advisory portfolio reviews are available to students who would like to share their work in person and get advice on strengthening the portfolio prior to the final online submission. Try to bring actual work to an in-person portfolio review. Any work too large or too fragile to transport may be shown in person as photographs.

On Campus

Portfolio review appointments for first-year students are available through the Office of Recruitment and Admissions Monday through Friday throughout the year. Please call 315.443.2769 to schedule an appointment.

Off Campus

  • New York City and Los Angeles: Select dates are available for first-year students.
  • National Portfolio Days (NPD): The School of Art, School of Design, and Department of Transmedia are represented at many of the National Portfolio Days, which are free and operate on a first-come, first-served basis. These dates are posted on our Visit page when they are available. You may also call us at 315.443.2769 for more information about which NPD events we attend.

To schedule an in-person appointment, please call 315.443.2769.


Applicants must submit their final portfolios through the Common Application or at The Common Application and SlideRoom are integrated, so you will be asked to login with your Common Application login and password. The online portal offers additional instruction for submitting work. Once your portfolio is submitted, it can be viewed and rearranged until the final submission. Be sure to submit your portfolio to the correct degree level (undergraduate) and program. For technical assistance, contact There is a fee for each portfolio submission you make through SlideRoom.