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Admitted Student Open House

Admitted Student Open House

All admitted Fall 2019 freshmen who intend to study the Arts at Mason are invited to spend the day with us in the Spring to experience what it’s like to be a College of Visual and Performing Arts student at George Mason University. 

The showcase typically includes:

  • Time over a provided lunch to meet directly with a faculty member from your prospective academic degree program. Learn about key opportunities in your field of study and ask your own questions.
  • A presentation from the Dean of the college about job prospects for majors in the liberal arts.
  • An opportunity to hear from college faculty members about their research, to give you a sense of what we’re about and why you might learn here.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to your department of interest or contact the general CVPA Admissions Office at 703-993-5576. You can also email us at gmuarts@gmu.edu

Please click on your major below to view a typical schedule of events.

Art and Visual Technology

10:00-11:15

Intro with University Admissions

11:30-12:15 

Welcome from CVPA Dean; Q&A Panel with Current Students

12:30-1:30

Q&A session with art academic advisor and presentation of current students’ art displays.

1:30-2:15

Lunch - provided

2:15-3:00

Campus Tour (optional)

Visit the School of Art

Computer Game Design

10:00-11:15

Intro with University Admissions

11:30-12:15    

Welcome from CVPA Dean; Q&A Panel with Current Students

12:30-1:10

Game Design class observation 

1:10-1:30

Q&A session

1:30-2:15

Lunch - provided

2:15-3:00

Campus Tour (optional)

Learn about Computer Game Design

Dance

10:00-11:15

Intro with University Admissions

11:15-12:00   

Observe technique classes

12:00-1:00

Welcome from Director of School of Dance

1:00-2:15

Lunch - provided

2:15-3:00

Campus Tour (optional)

8:00-9:30pm

Dance Gala Performance (CFA Concert Hall, Optional)

9:30pm

Post-performance reception with performers, faculty, current majors and families (optional)

Learn about the School of Dance 

Film and Video Studies

10:00-11:15

Intro with University Admissions

11:30-12:15    

Welcome from CVPA Dean; Q&A Panel with Current Students

12:15-12:40

Lunch - provided

12:45-1:45

FAVS information session and tour

1:45-2:10

Best of Film Screen and Filmmaker Panel

2:15-3:00

Campus Tour (optional)

Learn about Film and Video Studies

Music

10:00-11:15

Intro with University Admissions

11:30-12:15    

Welcome from CVPA Dean; Q&A Panel with Current Students

12:30-1:30

Attend Student Departmental Performances

1:30-2:15

Lunch - provided

2:15-3:00

Campus Tour (optional)

Learn about the School of Music

Theater

10:00-11:15

Intro with University Admissions

11:30-12:15    

Welcome from CVPA Dean; Q&A Panel with Current Students

12:30-1:30

Student-led tour of Theater spaces, including Muisc/Theater Building rehearsal spaces, sound lab and lighting lab, Theater Space, Black Box Theater, the scene and costume shops, dressing rooms, and the Concert Hall backstage. Students will learn more about the School of Theater and will have the opportunity to ask program-specific questions.

1:30-2:15

Lunch - provided

2:15-3:00

Campus Tour (optional)

Learn about the School of Theater

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