College of Fine Arts Open House

Friday, April 12, 2019

Congratulations on your admission to Boston University College of Fine Arts!

We’ve enjoyed getting to know you through your achievements; now, come get to know us.

Come find out what it’s really like to be a student here
Meet current students and faculty, dine in a residence hall, and explore the campus.

Life as an artist in Boston
We want to give you and your family an up-close view of our programs, our community of artists and the myriad of opportunities you will have at BU and in Boston.

Open House is specifically designed for you
Even if you’ve visited BU in the past, attending Open House is different.  It is designed to provide you with the specific information you need to make the most informed decision.

For admitted undergraduate students. 

Questions about Open House? Please contact Sarah Harrison

Spring Open House Agenda

College‐Wide Events

8:30am Registration and Continental Breakfast Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre, 820 Comm Ave
9:00am Welcome from Harvey Young, Dean, College of Fine Arts Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre, 820 Comm Ave
9:30am Student Services presentation
Ruthie Jean, Associate Dean of Enrollment
Brendan Hoey, Director of Undergraduate Student Services
Concert Hall
855 Comm Ave
9:45am Welcome BU Dean of Students Office Concert Hall
855 Comm Ave
10:00am Departure to schools
1:15-1:45pm Dual Degree Info Session Joan & Edgar Booth Theatre, 820 Comm Ave
1-4pm Explore our campus Varying locations
2pm Financial Assistance Presentation
“Invest in Yourself – Paying for BU & Putting Your BU Degree to Work” presentation
Yawkey Center, 100 Bay State Road, room 613

School of Music

10:00am Welcome by Shiela Kibbe, Director ad interim, School of Music Marshall Room,
855 Comm Ave
10:15am Student Recital Marshall Room,
855 Comm Ave
10:45am Breakout Sessions: an engaging way to meet faculty, current students, and staff. Includes a current student panel. First floor rehearsal rooms,
855 Comm Ave
11:45am Tours by current students Departing from rooms 154 and 156, 855 Comm Ave
12:15pm Lunch at West Campus West Campus Residence Hall, 275 Babcock Street

School of Theatre

10:00am Welcome by Jim Petosa, Director of the School of Theatre Studio ONE,
855 Comm Ave
10:15am Student Performance with Q&A
Design Exhibition with Q&A
Studio ONE,
855 Comm Ave
11:00am Performance Faculty Introductions with Q&A Studio ONE,
855 Comm Ave
11:00am Design and Production Faculty Introductions with Q&A Room 105,
855 Comm Ave
11:30am Lunch with current students and staff West Campus Residence Hall, 275 Babcock Street
12:20pm Performance shadow Acting class
Design and Production students shadow classes

*Optional afternoon/evening programming for those who wish to continue to dinner with currents students and attend any number of scheduled rehearsals. This is also true for Saturday rehearsals as well.


School of Visual Arts

10:00am Welcome by Dana Clancy DirectorSchool of Visual Arts BUAG at the Stone Gallery, 855 Comm Ave
10:15am Interactive Studio Tour
Meet the faculty and see work by current students
Departing from the Stone Gallery, 855 Comm Ave
11:45am Student Gallery Show & Artist Talks followed by Q&A BUAG at the Stone Gallery, 855 Comm Ave
12:30pm Lunch at West Campus West Campus Residence Hall, 275 Babcock Street