We encourage potential students interested in attending Ringling College, as well as art teachers, guidance counselors and parents to visit our campus. Student-led tours and individual appointments with admissions counselors are available by appointment. To guarantee that someone will be available to welcome you, please follow the instructions below to arrange for a visit.
Campus tours are scheduled by appointment Monday through Friday at 9:30 AM and 1:30 PM. To participate in a group tour led by a student, and to schedule an individual meeting with an admissions counselor, please fill out an online prospective student campus tour request or call the Admissions Office at 800-255-7695 or 941-309-0195. We do our best to accommodate all visitors, but please keep in mind that some dates fill early due to heavy demand. Please wait until your appointment has been confirmed before finalizing travel arrangements.
On Wednesdays, limited studio classes are in session, so students might not be able to observe classes in their major(s) of interest.
Please note that there are no classes in session on the following dates: September 23, 2014 (professional day); November 26 - 28, 2014 (Thanksgiving Break); December 8, 2014 - January 11, 2015 (Winter Break) January 19, 2015 (Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day); March 7 - 13, 2015 (Spring Break)
Offices are closed and tours are not scheduled on the following dates: September 1, 2014; November 27-28, 2014; December 22, 2014-January 3, 2015; January 19, 2015.
Ringling College also hosts two Preview Day events each year, on weekends in February and October/November. Visit the Admissions Events page for information about upcoming events. The next Preview Day will be on Saturday, November 1, 2014.
Group Tours for High School Students
Campus tours for groups of up to 25 high school students who are interested in art and design are available most Wednesdays during the academic year. Please schedule an appointment for your group at least four weeks in advance by calling the Admissions Office at 941-309-0195 or 800-255-7695.