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Visit & Events

A visit to MIAD’s campus is an opportunity to see what our students see. Neat, it is not. There is dust. There is grit. Paint has been spilled. People are at work here, and this is the place where your passion can find purpose.

Experiment. Explore. Discover. You are welcome here.

MIAD CAMPUS VISIT OPPORTUNITIES

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we’re excited to provide a variety of ways to see MIAD’s campus! While the traditional campus visit may take new forms, we are committed to providing safe and engaging opportunities for prospective students and their families to experience what  MIAD’s urban campus offers. In line with the city of Milwaukee Health Department and CDC guidelines, MIAD is offering limited on-campus visit opportunities, prioritizing students admitted for fall 2021. If you are not an admitted high school senior or transfer student for fall 2021, you’ll find virtual visit options as well.

  • VIRTUAL TOUR OF CAMPUS OR VIRTUAL MEETING
    Underclass students and prospective applicants, as well as fall 2021 admitted applicants, may schedule a virtual tour with their respective admissions counselor. Virtual tours and meetings are the safest way to see MIAD’s offerings at this time. Please visit our Meet with Us! page to determine who your counselor is and use their calendly link to schedule a virtual, guided tour of MIAD’s campus. Fall 2021 admitted applicants and their families may also schedule the following virtual meetings via their admissions counselor’s calendly:
    • Virtual chat with MIAD’s Financial Aid Office
    • Virtual walk-through of Two50Two: MIAD’s Student Apartments
    • Virtual meeting with an admissions counselor or faculty member
  • IN-PERSON CAMPUS TOUR (Fall 2021 Admitted Freshmen)
    Fall 2021 admitted applicants who have not previously visited campus may schedule an abbreviated in-person campus tour in March or April. Our academic facility is currently set up to adhere to our campus reopening plan crafted in conjunction with the Milwaukee Health Department and CDC guidelines. Classrooms, labs and studios have layouts which promote social distancing and occupancy limits, and may not reflect the normal building layout. Classes are also taking place largely online. Campus tours will last 45 minutes or less and focus on highlights of MIAD’s academic facility.We are taking proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of the MIAD community amid COVID-19 concerns. Campus tours are limited to the admitted student and two guests from their immediate household, and visitors must adhere to our tour protocol and precautions.

    For more information or to schedule a visit, please visit our Meet with Us! page to contact your admissions counselor.
  • IN-PERSON CAMPUS TOUR (Fall 2021 Admitted Transfers)
    Fall 2021 admitted transfer applicants may schedule an abbreviated in-person campus tour in March or April. Our academic facility is currently set up to adhere to our campus reopening plan crafted in conjunction with the Milwaukee Health Department and CDC guidelines. Classrooms, labs and studios have layouts which promote social distancing and occupancy limits, and may not reflect the normal building layout. Classes are also taking place largely online. Campus tours will last 45 minutes or less and focus on highlights of MIAD’s academic facility.We are taking proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of the MIAD community amid COVID-19 concerns. Campus tours are limited to the admitted student and two guests from their immediate household, and visitors must adhere to tour protocol and precautions.

    As transfer students often have specific programmatic interests, please email MIAD’s Transfer Specialist to schedule your visit.

 

Upcoming Campus Events

Check back soon for upcoming campus events!

 

Spring 2021 National Portfolio Days

MIAD participates in a number of Portfolio Day events sponsored by the National Portfolio Day Association. This year, all events will be held virtually.

You can visit the National Portfolio Day website to see the full schedule of events, and register for an event here. Spring events are ideal for high school juniors, sophomores and freshman, as well as students who are beginning the application process for fall. MIAD will participate in the following Spring 2021 undergraduate National Portfolio Days:

*Note: All events are listed in CST.

Saturday, February 27: 11am-3pm CST
Friday, March 19: 7pm-11pm CST
Saturday, April 10: 8am-12pm CST
Friday, May 7: 10am-4pm CST

 

(VIRTUAL) Events Near You

Throughout the year, MIAD admissions representatives usually travel North America to meet prospective students. However, this is a year unlike any other we have experienced! Our Admissions team will be at a number of virtual events this year – from college fairs to virtual portfolio days and school visits, we’re doing it all! We are happy to discuss our programs, admissions process, scholarship and financial aid opportunities, and portfolio development with you and your family.

APRIL 22: MOACAC Virtual Transfer Fair
MIAD’s Transfer Specialist will participate in the MOACAC (Missouri) Virtual Transfer Fair on April 22 from 6-6:45pm CST. Join us to learn more about MIAD’s programs and campus and our transfer application process!
Learn more!

APRIL 25 & 27: MACAC (Michigan) 6X6 Virtual College Fair
MIAD will participate in the MACAC 6X6 Virtual College Fairs on April 25 from 4-4:45pm CST and April 27 from 6-6:45PM CST. Please join us to learn more about art and design education at MIAD and our application process!
Register Now!

*If disability-related accommodations are needed to participate in MIAD Admissions events, please contact the Office of Admissions at 414-291-8070.


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