Female student drawing on canvas

Visit Us

We're adapting our visit events in response to COVID-19. The George Washington University has suspended public in-person events as a precautionary measure until further notice and is sharing COVID-19 updates at https://coronavirus.gwu.edu/.

We'll be hosting a variety of virtual events throughout the fall including opportunities to speak with Corcoran Ambassador students, faculty from our programs, and staff from our admissions team. 

 

Plan a Visit; students talking at National Portfolio Day

 


 

PROSPECTIVE UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

We're adapting our visit events in response to COVID-19. The George Washington University has suspended public in-person events as a precautionary measure until further notice. The university is sharing COVID-19 updates at https://go.gwu.edu/covid19.

We'll be hosting regular virtual events throughout the fall including opportunities to speak with Corcoran Ambassador students, faculty from our programs, and staff from our admissions team. These events will be an opportunity for you to engage with the Corcoran community and learn more about our undergraduate programs, the GW campus, and what it's like to be a student at GW's Corcoran School of the Arts and Design.

 

MEET OUR AMBASSADORS!

 

Sign up for a Discover the Arts Virtual Panel with Corcoran Ambassadors!

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, September 24, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, October 1, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, October 8, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, October 15, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, October 22, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, October 29, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, November 5, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, November 12, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, November 19, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, December 3, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST

Discover the Arts - Student Experience Panel (UG) - Thursday, December 10, 2020 from noon-1:00pm EST


Program-Specific Undergraduate Online Information Sessions

Many of our program areas offer virtual information sessions throughout the fall that are led by program faculty. Join us to learn more about our faculty, our curriculum, and program-specific application requirements (auditions and portfolio reviews). As part of each session, you'll have the oppportunity to ask us questions!

To register, click the links below.

 

Graphic Design

Graphic Design Information Session (UG) - Thursday, October 22, 2020 from 6:00-7:00pm EST

Graphic Design Information Session (UG) - Thursday, December 3, 2020 from 6:00-7:00pm EST

 

Interaction Design

Interaction Design Information Session (UG) - Tuesday, October 13, 2020 from 6:00-7:00pm EST

Interaction Design Information Session (UG) - Tuesday, November 10, 2020 from 6:00-7:00pm EST

Interaction Design Information Session (UG) - Tuesday, December 1, 2020 from 6:00-7:00pm EST

 

Studio Arts

These information sessions are for undergraduate students interested in Fine Art (BFA, BA, minor), Photojournalism (BFA), and Photography (minor).

Studio Arts Information Session (UG) - Wednesday, September 16, 2020 from 7:00-8:00pm EST

Studio Arts Information Session (UG) - Wednesday, December 2, 2020 from 7:00-8:00pm EST

 

Theatre

Theatre Information Session (UG) - Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 8:00-9:00pm EST

Theatre Information Session (UG) - Wednesday, October 21, 2020 from 7:00-8:00pm EST

Theatre Information Session (UG) - Tuesday, December 8, 2020 from 7:00-8:00pm EST

 


 

GW UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS EVENTS AND ONLINE RESOURCES

GW Undergraduate Admissions has created new online resources so that you are able to learn more about campus and the admissions process, as well as a variety of virtual events throughout the summer and fall that will give you the opportunity to engage with students and staff to learn more about the GW community. To learn more about these resources and opportunities, visit the Journey to GW page.

Our GW Undergraduate Admissions team is also available to answer questions by phone (202-994-6040) or email ([email protected]) during regular business hours. Online information sessions are being posted on our visit calendar as they are scheduled.

School counselors, independent counselors, and advisors at community-based organizations can explore their visit options on our Counselor Resources page.

 

Inside GW Admitted Student Days

In the spring, join us for special Admitted Student days to experience what it's like to be a Corcoran student at GW! Spring 2021 dates and details will be announced via email to our admitted undergraduate students.


NATIONAL PORTFOLIO DAYS

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is a member of the National Portfolio Day Association, and this year, National Portfolio Day events are completely online. Students have the opportunity to meet virutally with our faculty about their portfolio. Please note that admissions decisions are not made at these events. This is an opportunity to speak one-on-one with our faculty about your portfolio, our programs, and how to apply.

The Corcoran School of the Arts and Design is participating in the events listed below. To learn more how to login for the events and more, visit the National Portfolio Day website. Events on the National Portfolio Day website are categorized by geographical location, however, you may attend whichever date works best for you!

Registration is not required, but it helps us prepare, so let us know you're planning to visit the Corcoran’s Virtual Booth! 


Undergraduate National Portfolio Days

National Portfolio Day UG - Saturday, September 19, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Saturday, October 3, 2020 from 10:00am-2:00pm MST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Sunday, October 18, 2020 from 11:00am-3:00pm CST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Interaction Design, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Saturday, October 24, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Sunday, November 1, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Sunday, November 8, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Sunday, November 15, 2020 from 9:00am-1:00pm PST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Interior Architecture

National Portfolio Day UG - Saturday, November 21, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Interior Architecture

Portfolio Day International UG - Sunday, November 22, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Photojournalism, Graphic Design, Interior Architecture

 

Graduate National Portfolio Days

National Portfolio Day GR - Saturday, October 17, 2020 from 9:00am-1:00pm PST

Faculty Reviewers from: Exhibition Design, Fine Arts, Interior Architecture, New Media Photojournalism, Social Practice

National Portfolio Day GR - Sunday, October 25, 2020 from Noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Exhibition Design, Fine Arts, Interior Architecture, New Media Photojournalism

National Portfolio Day GR - Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 11:00am-3:00pm CST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Interaction Design, Interior Architecture, New Media Photojournalism

Portfolio Day International GR - Sunday, November 22, 2020 from noon-4:00pm EST

Faculty Reviewers from: Fine Arts, Interior Architecture, New Media Photojournalism, Social Practice


 

PROSPECTIVE GRADUATE STUDENTS

 

Program-specific Graduate Online Information Sessions

Our graduate programs offer online information sessions in the fall or winter. Information Sessions and Events are listed on each program's website. To see a list of all Corcoran Graduate Events for Prospective students, visit our Upcoming Graduate Events page.


Graduate Ambassadors

Want to learn more about what it's like as a graduate student at GW? Contact our Graduate Ambassadors!


Foggy Bottom Graduate Campus Tour

The George Washington University will be suspending public in-person events as a precautionary measure until further notice. The university is sharing COVID-19 updates at https://go.gwu.edu/covid19.

We'll update our tour information when the campus is open again for visits.