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The FIT admissions team attends many local, regional, and national college fairs. Below, you will find a list of college fairs and National Portfolio Days that are already on our schedule. Please check back periodically as we will be updating the schedule. You can also always discover more about FIT by checking out our Virtual Tours.

USA College Day, hosted by the Fulbright Commission
Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street, London UK
Friday, September 26, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 27, 10:30am - 3pm

National Portfolio Days*

Saturday, October 4
Cincinnati, Ohio
Art Academy of Cincinnati
Noon - 4:00pm

Saturday, October 4
Houston, Texas
The Woodlands Waterway Marriott, 1601 Lake Robbins Drive, The Woodlands, 281 367.9797
Hosted by School of Visual Arts
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Sunday, October 5
Columbus, Ohio
Columbus College of Art & Design
Noon - 4:00pm

Sunday, October 5
Dallas, Texas
Hilton Anatole, 2201 N Stemmons Fwy, Dallas, 214 748.1200
Hosted by School of Visual Arts
Noon - 4:00 pm

Saturday, October 18
Hartford, Connecticut
Hartford Art School
Noon - 4:00pm

Sunday, October 19
Boston, Massachusetts
Hynes Convention Center, 900 Boylston Street, Boston
Hosted by Lesley University College of Art and Design
Noon - 4:00pm

Sunday, October 19
Chicago, Illinois
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, October 25
Syracuse, New York
Syracuse University College of Visual & Performing Arts
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Saturday, November 1
Richmond, Virginia
Virginia Commonwealth University
1:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, November 8
Atlanta, Georgia
Location: TBA
Hosted by Maryland Institute, College of Art
Time TBA

Saturday, November 8
Toronto, Ontario
OCAD University
Noon - 4:00 pm 

Sunday, November 9
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Pennyslvania Convention Center
Hosted by: Tyler School of Art, Temple University
Noon - 4:00pm

Saturday, November 15
Purchase, New York
Purchase College, SUNY: School of Art & Design
Noon - 4:00pm

Sunday, November 16
New York, New York
New York City National Portfolio Day
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, 655 West 34th Street, Exhibit Hall 1A, New York
Hosted by FIT
12:00pm- 4:00 pm
Registration for Students
Registration for College Representatives

Schools Scheduled To Attend

Saturday, November 22
Washington, DC
Corcoran College of Art and Design
Time TBA

Sunday, November 23
Baltimore, Maryland
Maryland Institute, College of Art 
1:00 - 5:00 pm

Saturday, January 10
Seattle, Washington
Cornish College of the Arts Main Campus Center, 1000 Lenora Street, Seattle
Hosted by Cornish College of the Arts
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Saturday, January 17
San Francisco, California
San Francisco Art Institute
Time TBA

Sunday, January 18
San Diego, California
The Westin San Diego, 400 West Broadway, San Diego
Hosted by Laguna College of Art + Design
Noon - 4:00 pm

Saturday, January 24
Miami, Florida
Location TBA
Hosted by New World School of the Arts
Noon - 4:00 pm

Sunday, January 25
Sarasota, Florida
Ringling College of Art and Design
Noon - 4:00 pm

NACAC National College Fairs

Chicago National College Fair
Navy Pier
Saturday, September 27, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Greater Washington, DC National College Fair
Walter E. Washington Convention Center 
Thursday, October 2, 6:00 - 8:00 pm
Friday, October 3, 9:00 am - Noon

Long Island National College Fair
Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum
Sunday, October 5
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Greater Ft. Lauderdale National College Fair
Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center
Tuesday, October 21, 9:00 am - Noon; 5:30 - 8:30 pm

Philadelphia National College Fair
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Sunday, October 26, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Baltimore National College Fair
Baltimore Convention Center
Monday, October 27, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm; 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, October 28, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Seattle National College Fair
Washington State Convention & Trade Center
Friday, October 31, 9:00 am - Noon
Saturday, November 1, Noon - 4:00 pm

Atlantic City National College Fair
Atlantic City Convention Center
Thursday, November 13, 9:00 am - Noon; 6:00 - 9:00 pm  

Performing and Visual Art Fairs

Philadelphia Performing And Visual Arts Fair
Hyatt at the Bellevue
Monday, October 6, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

New York City Performing And Visual Arts Fair
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Tuesday, October 7, 6:30 - 9:00 pm

Las Vegas Performing And Visual Arts Fair
Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
Thursday, October 23, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

SUNY College Fairs

Wednesday, September 10
Albany, NY
University at Albany
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sunday, September 14
Farmingdale, NY
Farmingdale State College
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Monday, September 15
Brentwood, NY
Suffolk County Community College - Michael J. Grant Campus
11:30 am - 2:00 pm (Transfer Fair) & 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Tuesday, September 16
Syracuse, NY
Onondaga Community College
11:30 am - 2:00 pm (Transfer fair) & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Wednesday, September 17
Rochester, NY
Monroe Community College
11:30 am - 2:00 pm (Transfer fair) & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Thursday, September 18
New Paltz, NY
SUNY New Paltz
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Tuesday, September 23 & Wednesday, September 24
New York, NY
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Tuesday 9:30 am - 11:30 am, 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm, & 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 10:30 am, 11:00 am - 2:30 pm, & 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

* National Portfolio Days
National Portfolio Days provide the opportunity for you to show your work to the faculty and admissions representatives from over 50 of the most prestigious art and design schools accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Experienced college representatives will offer constructive criticism on your portfolio, and you will be able to discuss your work, your college plans, your concerns and obtain information about the colleges in which you are interested.

Visit the National Portfolio Day Association's website,, for more information.

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