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.


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 at 10AM once per month.

View the Events calendar for monthly Saturday tour dates.

*NOTE DATE CHANGE* DCAD's May Saturday Campus Visit and Fast-Track Admissions Event originally scheduled for Saturday, May 16 has been rescheduled to Saturday, June 6.

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.

Pleave 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 2014: 

  • October 4- Houston, TX
  • October 5- Dallas, TX
  • October 11- Memphis, TN
  • October 12- Nashville, TN
  • October 18- Hartford, CT
  • November 1- Richmond, VA
  • November 8- Atlanta, GA
  • November 9- Philadelphia, PA
  • November 15- Purchase, NY
  • November 16- New York, NY
  • November 20- Anne Arundel, MD
  • November 22- Washington, DC
  • November 23- Baltimore, MD
  • November 23- Charlotte, NC
DCAD willl be attending the following NACAC/ PVA Fairs in 2014:
  • September 28- Washington DC, PVA Fair
  • October 2- Washington DC, NACAC Fair
  • October 3- Washington DC, NACAC Fair
  • October 6- Phildelphia, PA, PVA Fair
  • October 27- Baltimore, MD, NACAC Fair
  • October 28- Baltimore, MD, NACAC Fair 
Also, be sure to look for DCAD Admissions representatives at local and regional College Fairs. 

  • October 15- Fredericksburg, VA
  • October 21- Severn, MD
  • October 22- Annapolis, MD
  • October 22- Woodside, DE