Campus Events

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival 2017, Photo by Deidra Schoo

Make plans to visit us. Put special events and campus programs on your schedule.

Open Houses

Shadow Days are held on various dates when class is in session during the fall semester for prospective students interested in the Art Education, Crafts Metal (Jewelry Design), History of Art, New Media, Painting, Photography, and Sculpture Programs.

Audition Dates

Dance at Illinois Audition Information

October 8, 2018—Early action audition date and includes an open house
February 9, 2019—With an open house on February 8
March 4, 2019—Transfer students only

Illinois Theatre Audition Information

October 20, 2018—Early action audition date and includes an open house
November 3, 2018—Early action audition date
December 1, 2018
January 11, 2019
—Illinois High School Theatre Festival
January 19, 2019
February 16, 2019
March 9, 2019—Transfer students only and includes an open house

School of Music Audition Requirements

November 9, 2018—Junior Mock Audition Day
November 9, 2018—Early action audition date (registration available upon application)
January 18 and 19, 2019—Registration available upon application
February 1 and 2, 2019—Registration available upon application

Orange and Blue Days

Orange and Blue Days can give you a broad look at college life at Illinois, the admissions process, financial aid, academic programs, and perspectives from current students. Register online for one of these all-day campus visits hosted by U of I Admissions.

FAA Appointments

Make an appointment for a one-on-one meeting with a school representative. You may register for a meeting when you sign up online for a daily visit, or feel free to contact an FAA advisor directly to set one up.


Schedule a University of Illinois campus tour through the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Options include guided walking tours and visits to classes and residence halls. The office is located at 901 West Illinois Street in Urbana and welcomes prospective students and their families. Register online or call 217.333.0824 for more information. You can also take a self-guided trip through the Quad at the heart of campus.

Are you ready to learn more about the College of Fine and Applied Arts?

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