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Each academic year, Ringling College hosts a variety of events, both on- and off-campus, for prospective students and their families. Be sure to check this page often, and click on "join our mailing list" to receive updated information and invitations.
National Portfolio Day
Sunday, January 26, 2014
National Portfolio Day is an opportunity visit the campus and to meet representatives from Ringling College and 36 other NASAD-accredited art colleges for portfolio reviews.
- "No More Starving Artists" talk with Dr. Larry Thompson, President: 9:30
- Campus Tours: 10:00 and 11:00
- Presentation on Careers in Art, Financial Aid, and Student Life: 10:00 and 11:00
- *Portfolio Reviews: 12:00 - 4:00
*Participating colleges: California College of the Arts,Cleveland Institute of Art,College for Creative Studies,Columbus College of Art & Design,The Cooper Union School of Art, Cornish College of the Arts, Fashion Institute of Technology, FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, Kansas City Art Institute, Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University, Lawrence Tech, Lesley University College of Art and Design, Maine College of Art, Maryland Institute College of Art, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Memphis College of Art, Minneapolis College of Art and Design, Montserrat College of Art, Moore College of Art & Design, New Hampshire Institute of Art, New World School of the Arts, New York School of Interior Design, Oregon College of Art and Craft, Paris College of Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, PrattMWP, Rhode Island School of Design, Ringling College of Art and Design, Rocky Mountain College of Art + Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, School of Visual Arts, Stamps School of Art & Design University of Michigan, Syracuse University College of Visual & Performing Arts, University of Kansas Departments of Design & Visual Art, Virginia Commonwealth University,Watkins College of Art, Design & Film
Save time! Pre-register here.
Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014
Meet our students and faculty, learn all about our majors, tour the campus, and find out how to create a terrific portfolio. Find out about living on campus, career services, student activities and clubs, financial aid, and much more! Optional, informal portfolio reviews with Ringling faculty are also available.
Accepted Student Day
An invitation-only event for students accepted to Ringling College for the 2014-15 academic year.
"Discover Ringling" Info Sessions
You’re invited to Discover Ringling, an information session for prospective students. During this session you’ll learn about Ringling’s majors, careers in art and design, how to apply, and how to create, edit and submit your portfolio.
We will discuss the application process and share tips on portfolio preparation using examples submitted by high school students. Individual portfolio reviews will not be available at these events. RSVP is required.
All prospective students who attend a Discover Ringling event will receive a waiver of the $70 application fee if they apply to the Bachelor's degree program. Check back for upcoming events.
National Portfolio Days
National Portfolio Days provide opportunities for students who are interested in studying art or design to meet with representatives from NASAD-accredited colleges from throughout North America. They are held in major cities each academic year, beginning in September and ending in January. All are free and open to the public. RSVP is not required. For more information about National Portfolio Days, please visit http://www.portfolioday.net/.
Ringling College representatives will be at the following events:
Sat., Jan. 18: New Orleans, Louisiana
Four Points by Sheraton New Orleans Airport
6401 Veterans Memorial Blvd.
Metairie, LA 70003
Sat., Jan. 18: San Francisco, California
California College of the Arts
Sun., Jan. 19: Los Angeles, California
Otis College of Art and Design
Sat., Jan. 25: Miami, Florida
Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus
11011 SW 104 Street
Miami, FL 33176
Sun., Jan. 26: Sarasota, Florida
Ringling College of Art and Design
Time: 9:30am - 4:00pm. See details above under "On-Campus Events."