Visit and Open House

Delaware College of Art and Design
Preview Days

Each year DCAD holds opens houses, "Preview Day," for prospective students and their families to experience what the College can offer. Preview Days are scheduled for the fall and spring. Call 302.622.8000 ext. 118 for more information.

Fall Preview Day: October 10, 2015 
Spring Preview Day: February 13, 2016

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Campus visits

DCAD welcomes prospective students and their families to visit the campus and learn more about the College. Campus visits include a campus tour and optional portfolio review.

Campus visits are held most Mondays and Thursdays at 1PM
, with Saturday Campus tours offered throughout the semester. Beginning in the fall of 2015, campus visits will be held on Mondays at 1PM, Thursdays at 10AM and Fridays at 1PM. 

View the Events calendar for monthly Saturday tour dates and special admissions events.

You may arrange an individual tour if these dates are not convenient. Family members and friends may accompany prospective students during campus visits. Your confirmation and directions will be mailed or emailed.

Please view the registration form below for available dates, or contact the Admissions Office directly to learn more: 302.622.8000 ext. 118. 

Register for a Campus Visit


National Portfolio Day, National College Fairs and
Performing/ Visual Art Fairs  

The National Portfolio Day Association coordinates Portfolio Days across the United States and abroad in the fall each year. Students can meet with a DCAD representative to receive advice regarding their portfolio for admission to DCAD.

DCAD will be attending the following Portfolio Days in 2015- 

  • Saturday, October 10 Austin, TX
  • Sunday, October 11 Dallas, TX
  • Saturday, October 31 Richmond, VA
  • Sunday, November 8 Philadelphia, PA
  • Saturday, November 15 NYC
  • Saturday, November 21 Paris, France
  • Saturday, November 21 Washington, DC
  • Sunday, November 22 Baltimore, MD

2015 NACAC/PVA College Fairs-

  • Monday, October 12 Baltimore NACAC 
  • Sunday, October 18 Washington DC PVA 
  • Tuesday, October 27 Greater Washington DC NACAC
  • Wednesday, October 28 Greater Washington DC NACAC
  • Sunday, October 18 Washington DC PVA
  • Sunday, November 8 Philadelphia NACAC
  • Tuesday, November 10 Atlantic City NACAC