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Arts Intensive 2024

This year's program dates are September 2–20. Classes begin on September 3.

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Applications Open March 1, 2024

Deadline to apply is Tuesday, April 16 at 11:59pm

Steps to Apply

New and returning courses are announced in early February. As you look to create your class list for next year, we ask AI applicants to:

  1. Decide which course(s) to apply to.  You may apply up to three but may only participate in one. 
  2. Determine if you are eligible and learn what will be required in your commitment. Read the full Commitment Form for all details.
  3. Review the question below that all seminars require.  Some courses may also include additional questions.  Draft your responses outside of the application and then submit the final version.


Application Question

Please write an essay (around 200 words) explaining why you are applying to this seminar. In particular, think about these two questions:

  1. How do you see this seminar contributing to your academic and/or personal growth and your growth as an artist?
  2. What do you think you could contribute to the seminar experience?

Among the possible topics to consider in forming your response:

  • you have a long-term or recently discovered interest in the arts
  • you have a desire to explore your own creativity
  • you have a personal and cultural background, including experience in the arts
  • you have relevant extracurricular activities that align with the course

Be specific and offer details that illustrate your experience and what you can contribute to the seminar.

Mark Your 2024 Calendar!

Dates:Arts Intensive
March 1 - April 16Student applications are accepted.
TBDApplications will open for late submissions.
May 3Decisions released by 6 PM. Log into your application to see if you are offered a space. You will also see whether you have received additional financial support to defray the $750 program fee.
May 7Commitment Deadline
Late Spring/Early SummerSpring Class Meeting: meet your faculty, classmates and seminar student staff in a class orientation!