Admissions Events

We're Glad You're Here

The best way to experience Ringling College is to visit. Our studios, labs, and classrooms empower students to learn by making and doing, while developing their professional skills using best equipment most advanced technology in the world. However you choose to experience Ringling College, we can’t wait to meet you.

Open House

Meet our students and faculty, learn all about our majors, tour the campus, and get tips on how to create a terrific portfolio. Find out about on-campus living, career services, student activities and clubs, financial aid, and more.

Open House is held on a Saturday twice a year, in the fall and spring.

Fall 2023 Open House
Saturday, Oct. 14
9 am-2 pm

Spring 2024 Open House

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National Portfolio Day

Sunday, January 22, 2023 (Sarasota, Florida)
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Ringling College of Art and Design


Accepted Student Day

Accepted Student Day is a fun-filled day celebrating acceptance to Ringling College. Accepted students will have a chance to meet faculty and future classmates and begin the Ringling College experience. 

This event is open to accepted students who have received an email invitation with additional details and the registration link (and their families). Registration is required.

2024 Accepted Student Day
Date TBD (Usually held first Saturday in April)
9 am-2 pm

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Other Ways to Visit

Campus Tours

The Office of Admissions hosts student-led campus tours Monday through Friday at 9:30 am and 1:30 pm EST. Each tour begins with an information session with an admissions counselor which is followed by a tour of campus conducted by a student tour guide. 

Online Info Sessions

Attend an online information session with an admissions representative and learn more about Ringling College.

Virtual Tour

Unable to visit our campus? We’ve got you covered with our Virtual Tour.