Open House for Prospective Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Kent State University.

You are invited to attend an exclusive open house event at the School of Visual Communication Design on April 19 and/or April 20 in Taylor Hall. Bring the family to visit our beautiful Kent Campus near Downtown Kent, Ohio, and join us for lunch (RSVP needed), class and studio visits, a portfolio review if desired, meetings with both instructors and current students, and much more.


April 19 - day one

1:00 - 2:00 p.m. 

  • Photography Luncheon (for newly accepted students; RSVP by clicking link below)
    • For students who have been officially accepted to Kent State University and the School of Visual Communication Design. 
    • Held on the 4th floor of Taylor Hall
    • Newly accepted students, please register for the April 19th BFA Photography Luncheon to reserve space and food for you and your guests.

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

  • Meet with Professors
  • Schedule a portfolio review, if desired 
  • Sit in or visit class and studio sessions
  • Tour Taylor Hall and the Kent Campus

5:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • Sit in on Fashion Photography class Project 2 Final Critique with Fashion Design Students


April 20 - day two

3:00 - 5:00 p.m.

  • Meet with Professors 
  • Schedule a portfolio review, if desired
  • Tour Taylor Hall and the Kent Campus

5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

  • F14, Senior Exhibition in the Taylor Hall Gallery. Join our graduating seniors, alumni and regional professionals for our annual show of the best work from this year's graduating class of photographers!