There are 3 ways to visit us:

Information Sessions

October 13, 2016 – Thursday Information Session & Tour
This event will provide prospective students with a unique opportunity to meet with the Chair, faculty, department staff, current students, and alumni. If you plan on attending please come prepared with a portfolio sample.

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

November 12, 2016 – Saturday Information Session & Tour
This event will provide prospective students with a unique opportunity to meet with the Chair, faculty, department staff, current students, and alumni. If you plan on attending please come prepared with a portfolio sample.

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

December 8, 2016 – Thursday Information Session & Tour
This session begins promptly at 1pm and runs approximately two hours.
Please note: this is not a drop-in event.
To reserve a space for this event, please complete the Graduate Information Session Registration.

As you are preparing your application for graduate study in our department, we know you have many questions and concerns. We would like to help you edit your work for a positive viewing by our Review Committee. You want to put your best work in front of us. Let us help you organize it. Please join us for a one to one meeting with faculty and staff on Thursday, December 8th from 1-3pm. Be prepared with a written statement and a digital presentation of your current and most achieved images, whether video or photography.

This event will also provide prospective students with a unique opportunity to meet with the Chair, faculty, department staff, current students, and alumni.

Graduate Portfolio Days and Recruitment Fairs

New York
Sunday, October 30, 2016
12n-4pm at Parsons the New School for Design
63 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10011

Chicago
Sunday, November 5, 2016
10am-2pm at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago
280 S. Columbus Dr.
Chicago, IL 60603

Department Tours

If you are not able to attend any of our fall information sessions, please contact mfaphoto@sva.edu to schedule a separate department tour.