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open houses 2018

Prospective undergraduate students and their families are invited to join us for our annual fall Open House events! Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the President of the College, department Chairs, current SVA students, and representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, Residence Life and Student Affairs. Tours of our undergraduate departments and housing facilities will be offered as well.

A full schedule of events can be found below. Prospective students who attend an SVA Open House event will receive an application fee waiver if they apply for Early Action by December 1st. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus soon!

Open House 2018 dates are as follows:

Saturday, October 13, 2018
Interior Design
Photography and Video
Visual & Critical Studies
Saturday, October 20, 2018
Fine Arts

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Computer Art, Computer Animation & Visual Effects
*Registration is forthcoming. You are also invited to join us for a campus tour.
Open House Sample Schedule


9:00am-9:30am         Registration and Breakfast, SVA Theatre Lobby, 333 West 23 Street

9:30am-10:00am       Welcome Session, Silas Theatre, 333 West 23 Street

10:00am-11:30am     Department Presentations and Student Panel

11:30am-1:00pm       Lunch

11:30am-3:00pm       Info Fair

12:00pm-3:00pm       Ongoing Studio and Housing Tours

12:30pm-1:30pm       Financial Aid Workshop

1:30pm-2:30pm         Portfolio & Application Prep Presentation A

2:30pm-3:30pm         Portfolio & Application Prep Presentation B

Department Overviews

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