Information Sessions for Prospective Students

The sessions listed below are for prospective VPA students. If you are a student who has been admitted to VPA for Fall 2022, congratulations! Please see our visit opportunities for admitted students.

Daily On-Campus Information Sessions for Prospective Students

These in-person sessions include a presentation about VPA, including overviews of the School of Art, School of Design, Department of Film and Media Arts, Department of Drama, Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies, and the Setnor School of Music. We will also discuss application processes, talent requirements such as auditions and portfolios, and answer any questions you may have.

  • In-Person Sessions, Monday-Friday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. ET as a part of your campus visit with Office of Admissions

Search dates and register for a campus visit

    Virtual Information Sessions for Prospective Students

      Can’t make it to campus? No worries! We offer virtual sessions to answer all your questions.

      Please note that virtual information sessions will begin again in early summer. The following will be offered:

      • Virtual Sessions
      • Portfolio Preparation Virtual Sessions
      • Audition Preparation


      Department- and School-Specific Events for Prospective Students


      Tour Our Facilities

      Visit The Warehouse, home of the School of Design

      Take a virtual tour of the Department of Drama

      Check out the ceramics, weaving, jewelry & metalsmithing, printmaking, sculpture, fabrication, woodshop, painting & illustration studios

      Tour Crouse College, home of the Setnor School of Music

      A glimpse inside Sims Hall, home of CRS

      A peek at the photo lab, animation and film studios, equipment cage, sound recording and editing room, and post-production studios