Take a look at our last visit day


Friday, Dec 1, 2023  |  College of Arts and Humanities

Held in the Rita Tallent Picken Regional Center for Arts & Humanities, you'll tour our state-of-the-art instructional facilities and stunning performance venues and engage with the faculty who teach our award-winning academic programs. You'll also learn about exclusive scholarship opportunities. 

Explore majors in Art, Graphic Design, Music, and Theatre Arts!

Join Us for Arts Visit Day!

Registration opens in Fall 2023

Explore our last Art's Visit Day.

Art Party

ART PARTY: Art and Design Department

Have fun participating in our hands-on activities. You can make a print, decorate clay tea bowls, try your hand at typography—graphic design in action—make personalized buttons, and visit our Digital Design and Fabrication studio. Studio space and materials are limited, so register ASAP.

Doors open at 3 pm

3:30-4 pm | Arrival & Welcome

4-5:20 pm | Open House and Activities: Print making, ceramic bowl decoration, typography (graphic design in action) making personalized buttons, and visiting our Digital Design and Fabrication studio.

5:20-6:30 pm | Exhibition Awards and Party

The Picken Scholarship is a 4-year renewable $1500 award that is given to first-time students in the College of Arts and Humanities.


Majors - Art (Concentrations Available), Graphic Design

Minors - Studio Art, Graphic Design

Certificates - Art History, Design, Digital Design and Fabrication


Music Department

Learn about the music major, concentrations, and ensembles. Participate in a program entry audition and spend time with Music Department students and faculty.


4 pm | Arrival, Student Panel, Admissions Info

4:30 pm  | Tour The Rita and Surrounding Areas

4:45-5:30 PM | Music Auditions

5 pm | Food Available Before/After Auditions

Major - Music (Concentrations Available in Music Performance, Jazz Studies and Performance, Contemporary Commercial Music, Music Education, and Liberal Arts)

Minor - Music

Theatre Arts

Theatre Arts Department

Enjoy a free live performance of Meteor Shower at 7 pm. Arts Visit Day participants can reach out to the dean's office for comp tickets to that performance.

Schedule an on-campus audition for the theatre program on December 2 by contacting Rachael Swartz.

Major - Theatre Arts with Concentrations in Acting, Directing, Design & Technology, Musical Theatre and Stage Management

Minors - Theatre Arts and Dance (starts fall 2024)

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