Information Sessions for Prospective Students

Daily On-Campus Information Sessions

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

    Off-Campus Information Sessions for Prospective Students

    These in-person VPA presentations will include information about the School of Art, School of Design, Department of Film and Media Arts, Department of Drama, Setnor School of Music, and Department of Communication and Rhetorical Studies; unique opportunities available in VPA; and questions about audition and portfolio requirements.  Registration is required; click links below to schedule.

    • Thursday, October 6, Lubin House, 11 East 61st St, New York City
    • Sunday, October 23, SULA, 4312 Woodman Ave, Suite 302, Sherman Oaks, California (registration coming soon)

    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 are in Eastern Time. 

      • Virtual Information Sessions
        This session will include a presentation about VPA, including brief overviews of our majors. We will also discuss application processes, talent requirements such as auditions and portfolios, and answer any questions you may have.
      • Talent Preparation Virtual Sessions
        This session will take a deeper dive into how to prepare for an audition or portfolio. We will also share tips on how to prepare for your audition and portfolio submission.

      Search dates and register for a virtual session


      Events, Auditions, and Portfolio Reviews 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