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Welcome to the Fine Arts Division Application Process. We will be using a web-based program called SlideRoom that works in tandem with the Common Application (Common App).

As a reminder:

The SlideRoom application is separate from the Common Application for Seaver College. You may access SlideRoom applications here or from the Common App. Once you select a Fine Arts major, Common App will redirect to the SlideRoom site where you can complete the required supplemental application.

Typically, the SlideRoom deadline is one week after the Common Application is due. Incomplete applications will not be accessible past the due dates. Therefore, it is imperative that you complete your SlideRoom application before it closes.

  • Spring 2021 applications are due October 5, 2020.
  • *Early Action applications are due November 13, 2020.
    • *Note: Early Action applications are open to first-year applicants only.
  • Regular Decision applications are due January 30, 2021.

If you have technical issues, or need general application support, please reach out to SlideRoom's support team. Applicants may receive technical support from SlideRoom by emailing support@slideroom.com from Monday-Saturday, 9 AM - 9 PM Central Time. If you would like to schedule a Fine Arts visit, please complete the Division Contact and Visit Request form.

 Zoom Live Audition Dates:

For 2020-2021, all live auditions will occur online through Zoom. Students will receive instructions regarding the Zoom session after registering for an audition date.

Fall audition Saturday, November 14, 2020 (First-year Early Action applicants. Not applicable to Spring 2021 candidates.)
Spring auditions Saturday, January 23, 2021
  Saturday, January 30, 2021

Studio Art Majors:

Submitting a SlideRoom portfolio is strongly recommended for maximum consideration for acceptance. It is also required in order to be considered for Studio Art scholarships. The portfolio should include five to fifteen high quality images (2 MB max) of original artwork created solely by the student.

Additional components include:

  • Art resume
  • Artist statement
  • Portfolio description: one-page document describing each work (title, media, size)