VPA Open Houses

Join us for a College of Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Open House! Learn about programs of study, meet faculty, visit classes, and tour state-of-the-art facilities.

The next VPA open house will be on Wednesday, November 4, 2020.

High school seniors applying to KU may also pre-register for and participate in a Portfolio Review (visual art majors only) or Audition (music majors only). High school juniors and sophomores are also invited to attend this event to get a head-start on their college selection process.


8:30 a.m. Registration in Schaeffer Auditorium
9:00 a.m. Welcome, Admissions and Financial Aid
9:30 a.m. Worried You'll be Starving in a Creative Career? Don't be!
10:00 a.m. Information sessions to learn about majors in Visual Arts, Music, Cinema, and Communication
11:00 a.m. Specialized tours for Visual Arts, Music, Cinema, and Communication
12:00 p.m. Visit classes and/or lunch on your own
12:00 p.m. Portfolio reviews and auditions begin (optional, pre-registration required)
1:00 p.m. Campus tours and/or visit classes and/or lunch on your own

Should you have questions about portfolio requirements or auditions, please contact your program of study directly.

Art, Studio Art, Applied Digital Arts
(Animation and Game Art)
610-683-4540 email
Art Education 610-683-4520 email
Communication Design
(Graphic Design)
683-683-4530 email
Music, Music Performance,
Music Education, Commercial Music
610-683-4550 email

No portfolio review or audition is required for admission to these majors: Art History; Cinema, Television, and Media Production; Communication Studies; Social Media Theory and Strategy.

If you can't make it to the Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) Open House, see if you can attend one of the other open house dates offered by the Office of Admissions.

Register online for the VPA Open House!

Please check your email for your confirmation and parking pass.

Registration closes two days prior to the event. If you miss the deadline, please consider attending as a walk-in registrant. Arrive at the VPA Open House before 9:00 a.m. to complete the registration card.

Apply to KU during this event and have your $35 admission application fee waived! Admissions personnel will be available to answer questions regarding the application process, programs of study, and transfer credits.

Should you have questions about the day's activities, please contact Deb Mengel at mengel@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4500.