Ready to learn more about Meadows School of the Arts? Get your questions answered and see where you will study, research, rehearse, perform, and collaborate as a Meadows student!
For in-person visits, we recommend you sign up for the SMU Daily Visit. The SMU Daily Visit allows guests to select our Meadows Information Session & Tour, an SMU Admission Information Session, an SMU Campus Tour, a session from one of the other academic schools at SMU, or any combination thereof.
Meadows offers in-person info sessions and tours on most weekdays that the university is open:
- In-person, on-campus: MWF at 1 pm; T-Th at 12 noon CST
If you are a high school senior or a transfer student, you can request to observe a Meadows class as part of your visit to campus. Be sure to submit your request at least two weeks prior to the date you wish to visit, and we will get back with you soon with more details.
Meadows also offers a virtual option that includes an information session and guided virtual tour.
- Virtual via Zoom, biweekly on Thursdays at 4 pm CST
Recorded Information Session
While you await your visit day, check out our 7-minute recorded Meadows info session below with Director of Meadows Undergraduate Admission Ryan Cole. You can also see Meadows 360-degree views of our performing venues, studio spaces and classrooms. We can’t wait to tell you more!
Meadows Admission Events and Fairs
Get all the details about Meadows curriculum, outstanding resources, internships, opportunities and more during our virtual, major-specific Meadows Close-Up events in September; the in-person, on-campus Meadows Spotlight day in October; and additional information events and fairs for high school and transfer students interested in performing, visual, and communication arts.
Close-Up Series – September 2022
Prospective students from all over the U.S. and abroad gather online via Zoom to talk with faculty and current students about Meadows majors. This is a great opportunity to hear from the faculty and students about the major of your choice! Your questions are welcome and encouraged. Register for any of our close-ups here.
Meadows Spotlight, Monday, October 17, 2022, 8am-1pm CT
High school juniors, seniors and transfer students to join us on campus for an in-depth look at the SMU Meadows School of the Arts! Hear from current students, sit in on a class, chat with faculty, learn about the admission process and more! Guests also have the opportunity to learn more about SMU in general and take a tour of the campus in the afternoon. Register today!
College Fairs at SMU and across the country
Browse the best colleges that specialize in performing, visual, and communication arts and talk with school reps. SMU Meadows will be at a select number of college fairs. Be sure to check back soon for additional events!
- Houston-Area Performing and Visual Arts College Fair, Monday, September 9, 2022, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Central Time
- SMU Meadows Music College Fair, Saturday, September 17, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Central Time
- New England Conservatory College Fair, Saturday, September 24, 2022, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Eastern Time
- South Carolina Governor’s School College Fair, Saturday, September 24, 2022, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern Time
- Peabody College Fair, Sunday, September 25, 2022, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern Time
- Florida Music College Fair, Thursday, September 29, 2022, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m. Eastern Time
- Dreyfoos College Fair, Friday, September 30, 2022, 3:45 p.m. - 6 p.m. Eastern Time
- Michigan Performing Arts College Fair, Saturday, October 1, 2022, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m. Eastern Time
- Oberlin College Fair, Monday, October 10, 2022, 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Eastern Time
- Join Meadows and several other arts schools from across the country for a college fair at Oberlin Conservatory. Registration information here.
- Kinder HSPVA College Fair, Monday, October 10, 2022, 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Central Time
- Orange County School for the Arts, Friday, October 21, 2022
- Los Angeles County High School for the Arts, Monday, October 24, 2022
- Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing Arts, Friday, November 18, 2022
Music Roundtable Fairs
Virtual college fair featuring many different performing arts college programs. More information on the events here.
- Sunday, September 18, 2022: 4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Eastern Time
- Tuesday, October 18, 2022: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Eastern Time
National Portfolio Days
Meet with Meadows Art faculty and receive free feedback on your art portfolio. Register at nationalportfolioday.org.
- Saturday, September 17, 2022 – Virtual: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Central Time
- Sunday, September 18, 2022 – Atlanta, Georgia: 12 p.m. - 3pm Eastern Time
- Saturday, September 24, 2022 – Austin, Texas: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Central Time
- Sunday, September 25, 2022 – Dallas, Texas: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Central Time
- Friday, October 14, 2022 – Virtual: 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Central Time
- Saturday, November 5, 2022 – New York, New York 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Eastern Time
- Saturday, November 19, 2022 – San Diego, California: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Pacific Time
- Sunday, November 20, 2022 – Los Angeles, California: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Pacific Time
- Sunday, December 4, 2022 – Virtual: 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Central Time
- Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Virtual: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Central Time
- Saturday, October 15, 2022 – New York, New York: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Eastern Time
Additional SMU Events
The University presents SMU Mustang Days, Springfest, Academic Spotlights and other events to equip prospective students and their families with everything they want to know about applications, scholarships, residential life, student clubs and associations and more. See all the SMU admission events here!
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Questions? Contact us, we’re always happy to talk with you about SMU Meadows School of the Arts!
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The Meadows Office of Admission and Financial Aid is available Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central Standard Time. If you get our voicemail and let us know how we can help you. Thanks, and we look forward to talking with you!