Admissions Events

Whether you’re near or far, the best way to get to know KCAI is to look around. Let us show you what we’re made of. Throughout the year we offer several full and half-day events and we hope to see you soon!

FALL EVENTS

Virtual Spotlight Series

KCAI’s Virtual Spotlight Series will provide insight into the student experience at KCAI. These virtual sessions will allow participants to ask questions of KCAI faculty, staff, students, and alumni as they lead discussions ranging from careers, to campus community, to how best to prepare for the fall semester.

Click the button below to view the schedule, register and gain access to these informative sessions.
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Spotlight on Our Students
Sunday, October 10 at 4 p.m. CST 

Spotlight on the Majors
Sunday, November 14 at 4 p.m. CST

Spotlight on the First Year Experience: Foundation and Liberal Arts
Sunday, December 12 at 4 p.m. CST

Spotlight: President’s Roundtable
Sunday, January 9  at 4 p.m. CST

Spotlight on KCAI’s IDEAS: Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, Sustainability
Sunday, February 13 at 4pm CST

Spotlight on Making College Affordable
Sunday, March 13 at 4 p.m. CST

Spotlight on Our Alumni
Sunday, April 10 at 4 p.m. CST

Spotlight on the Fine Print: Finalizing Financial Aid and Tuition
Sunday, May 8 at 4 p.m. CST

Spotlight: Back to School Checklist
Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m. CST

KANSAS CITY NATIONAL PORTFOLIO DAY

Saturday, October 23, 2021
12 – 4 p.m. CST

4415 Warwick Boulevard
Kansas City, MO 64111

KCAI and 17 colleges offering degrees in art and design will participate in National Portfolio Day, where prospective students can meet with college representatives for portfolio reviews.
All attendees are required to register prior to attending the event. Please click the button below for more information, including COVID protocol and registration details.

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Arkansas Portfolio Day

Friday, November 5, 2021
11 – 3 p.m. CST

NorthWest Arkansas Community College
1 College Drive
Bentonville, AR 72712

KCAI and other colleges offering degrees in art and design will be available to meet with students one-on-one for portfolio reviews.
All attendees are required to register prior to attending the event. Please click the button below for more information, including COVID protocol and registration details.

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Imagine KCAI

Saturday, November 13, 2021
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. CST

Prospective fall 2022 students are invited to join KCAI for an all day on-campus session to discover more about the degree programs and financial aid and scholarships. Participants will also be able to tour campus, see the studios, and meet with faculty members and Admissions staff. Students who have completed their application process by this date may be admitted during this event.
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Experience KCAI

Saturday, December 4, 2021

All prospective students are invited to visit KCAI to learn about the 13 majors, the application process and financial aid. Participants will be able to tour campus and meet with an Admissions Counselor for a portfolio review. Registration information will be available soon!


SPRING EVENTS

Open studio

Saturday, April 9, 2022

Prospective fall 2022 students are invited to join KCAI for an all day on-campus experience, which will include studio visits, sessions with faculty and campus tours. Registration information will be available in the coming weeks!


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