Visit Meadows School of the Arts

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!

In-person Visit

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: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. CT, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 12 p.m. CT

Register here for SMU Daily Visit including Meadows Info Session & Tour

Class Observations

If you are a high school senior or a transfer studentyou 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.

Virtual Visit

 Meadows also offers a virtual option that includes an information session and guided virtual tour.

  • Virtual via Zoom, select Thursdays at 4 p.m. CT

Register here for a Virtual Meadows Visits 

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 2023

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 here.

Meadows Spotlight, Monday, October 16, 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. 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 here.

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!

  • Los Angeles County High School for the Arts College Fair: Wednesday, September 13
  • SMU Meadows Performing & Visual Arts College Fair: Tuesday, September 19
  • Houston-Area Performing and Visual Arts College Fair: Wednesday, September 20
  • New England Conservatory College Fair: Saturday, September 23
  • Peabody College Fair: Sunday, September 24
  • South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities College Fair: Saturday, September 30
  • Michigan Performing Arts College Fair: Saturday, October 7
  • Interlochen College Fair: Sunday, October 8
  • Oberlin Conservatory College Fair: Monday, October 9
  • Dreyfoos School of the Arts College Fair: Monday, October 9
  • Florida Music College Fair: Tuesday, October 10
  • Harlem School of the Arts College Fair: Saturday, October 14
  • Idyllwild Arts College Fair: Tuesday, October 17
  • Orange County High School of the Arts: Friday, October 20
  • California Music College Fair: Saturday, October 21

National Portfolio Days

Meet with Meadows Art faculty and receive free feedback on your art portfolio. Register at 

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! / 214-768-3217

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!