Information Sessions

The Graduate Information Sessions will provide prospective students with a unique opportunity to meet one on one with a staff/faculty member for a personalized review of their work. Prospective students will also be able to meet the Department Chair, tour the facilities, and meet with current students.

*Registered guests will be sent a follow up email with an appointment time and details of what to prepare.

October 10, 2019 – Thursday Information Session & Tour

This session begins promptly at 1pm.
Please note: this is not a drop-in event.
To reserve a space for this event, please complete the Graduate Information Session Registration.

November 7, 2019 – Thursday Information Session & Tour

This session begins promptly at 1pm.
Please note: this is not a drop-in event.
To reserve a space for this event, please complete the Graduate Information Session Registration.

December 5, 2019 – Thursday Information Session & Tour

This session begins promptly at 1pm.
Please note: this is not a drop-in event.
To reserve a space for this event, please complete the Graduate Information Session Registration.


Graduate Portfolio Days and Recruitment Fairs


Graduate National Portfolio Day Admission Virtual Fair
Friday, September 20, 2019
11am - 1pm, 2 -4pm
A representative from SVA MFA Photo/Video will be participating in this virtual graduate portfolio day. Prospective students can ask questions, join a group chat, or have their portfolio reviewed.

Boston
Saturday, October 26, 2019
10am-2pm at MassArt, Design and Media Center
621 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115

New York
Sunday, October 27, 2019
12pm-4pm at Parsons the New School for Design
63 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Chicago
Saturday, November 2, 2019
10am-2pm at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
280 S. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60603

Graduate National Portfolio Day Admission Virtual Fair
Friday, December 6, 2019
Time: TBD
A representative from SVA MFA Photo/Video will be participating in this virtual graduate portfolio day. Prospective students can ask questions, join a group chat, or have their portfolio reviewed.

Graduate Admissions Forum Nights

SVA Graduate Admissions will be hosting four forums this fall in Portland, OR, Los Angeles, CA, Austin, Tx, and Miami, FL! Come learn about our graduate programs, how to prepare an application and the Manhattan campus experience. Meet with Graduate Admissions staff, hear from a panel of graduate alumni and discuss your interests! *MFA Photo/Video Alumni or a department representative will be present at each forum.

Portland Graduate Admissions Forum
Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Portland Art Museum, Mark Building
1119 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
To register for this event, please click here.

Los Angeles Graduate Admissions Forum
Thursday, October 17, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30pm (Pacific Standard Time)
Allies Worldwide
1054 South Olive Street
Los Angeles, CA 90015
To register for this event, please click here.

Austin Graduate Admissions Forum
Tuesday, October 22, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30pm (Central Standard Time)
The Contemporary Austin - Jones Center
Community Room
700 Congress Ave
Austin, TX 78701
To register for this event, please click here.

Miami Graduate Admissions Forum
Monday, November 11, 2019, 6:30 - 8:30pm (Eastern Standard Time)
Pérez Art Museum Miami
Hoffman Boardroom/Northern Trust Terrace
1103 Biscayne Blvd
Miami, FL 33132
To register for this event, please click here.

Department Tours

If you are not able to attend any of our fall information sessions, please contact mfaphoto@sva.edu to schedule a department tour where you'll be able to meet with the Chair, staff, faculty, current students, sit in on a class, and share your work for feedback.

Graduate Admissions Preview Nights

Graduate Admissions Preview Nights give prospective graduate applicants an overview of graduate programs offered as well as tips about the application process. Come meet with Graduate Admissions staff and discuss your interests. *MFA Photo/Video alumni or a department member will be present at these events.

Please RSVP and find out more details by clicking the links below.

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Request Info

Request a brochure or receive more information about the program here.