Visit the Department of Design

Campus Visits

The Office of Admissions offers many opportunities to experience KU through their campus visit days. Visits can be arranged through the KU Office of Admissions. When completing the visit request, simply indicate that you would like to meet with the Department of Design in the comments box.

Academic Appointments

If you have already visited our campus and would like more information about the programs in the Department of Design, we are happy to arrange an individual academic appointment with you. An academic appointment will include an introduction to the Department of Design, information about admissions and transfer credit, an overview of academic requirements for the selected program and a 30-minute facility tour. Total appointment time is approximately 1 hour. Please contact us at to schedule. 

Class Visits

If your class or group would like to make a visit to campus, we are happy to arrange a tour of our facilities for you. If you are unable to make the trip to campus, we may be able to come to you! Contact to schedule visits to the Department of Design or arrange for a representative to visit you.

Special Events

KU Architecture & Design Day
Discover the possibilities of a degree in design at the University of Kansas. KU Architecture and Design faculty and students will share their passion for design in academic information sessions in Architecture, Illustration & Animation, Industrial Design, Interior Architecture & Design, Photography, and Visual Communication Design. The day includes optional portfolio reviews with our faculty. Learn more here.

KU Design Camp
Each summer, the KU Design Camp offers high school students the opportunity to experience what it’s like to be a Design Student at KU. Learn more here

National Portfolio Days
National Portfolio Days are an opportunity to share your work with accredited art and design programs around the country. Learn more here.