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Welcome to the School of Art + Design!

Due to COVID-19, we are keeping our visits online for fall 2020.

Please register online for your visit in advance.

Virtual visit times for prospective undergraduate students are:

  • Tuesdays 11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. CDT/CST
  • Fridays 11:00 a.m.–11:45 a.m. CDT/CST

For additional questions, please contact Ellen de Waard at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

National Portfolio Days are going to be online this fall. Our faculty will be present during the following events:

Saturday, September 26
Missouri National Portfolio Day
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CDT

Saturday, October 10
Texas National Portfolio Day
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CDT

Sunday, October 18
Illinois National Portfolio Day
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CDT

Sunday, October 18
Wisconsin National Portfolio Day
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CDT

Saturday, October 31
Illinois National Portfolio Day (Graduate)
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CDT

Sunday, November 15
California National Portfolio Day
11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. CST

 

About the School of Art + Design

 

Our Majors (and Minors!)

When it comes to your degree, each of our majors and minors offer a variety of studio classes and professors who care about your growth as an artist and a designer. 

Take a look at more details about our undergraduate programs!

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Our Labs and Studios

Our state-of-the-art design and making facilities give you the space and tools you need to learn and create with a wide variety of processes and materials.

Check out this virtual tour of Art + Design as well as our laboratories page for 360-degree photos and more details about our facilities!

 
 

Our Campus and Community

Recent surveys show that students love our School of Art + Design program, labs, and facilities, but also the fact that our Art + Design community (almost 700 students) is part of the larger University of Illinois campus (over 50,000 students). While exploring our campus, students enjoy free access to amazing sports facilities, join clubs with students who share their interests, take classes in tons of subjects, attend all kinds of cultural and sports events, and eagerly wait for the Siebel Center for Design to open in 2020.

Take a virtual tour of our campus!

You can even take your education beyond campus with our study abroad programs. We also offer career services that help you find internships, work for startups, and begin a career or graduate school. Plus, our students can take elective classes outside their majors as their skills develop.

See and hear what our recent alumni have to say about their experiences in the School of Art + Design at the University of Illinois.

Last but not least: check out what our own students have said about the opportunities here in Art + Design at the University of Illinois.