How to Apply

Program Dates: June 29-July 25, 2014

Applications for the 2014 VASI program are now closed.

The application to VASI includes the following:

  • The online application
  • $75 application fee, paid by check made payable to Boston University
  • A brief essay that addresses why you want to attend VASI, what you’re hoping to learn this summer, and your interests and experience in the arts.
  • One letter of recommendation. The recommendation should be from a teacher or someone who has supervised you in art-related activities or in other academic work.
  • For information on what is required to apply for a VASI scholarship, please see the Tuition page.

The address to mail your application fee and letter of recommendation is:

Boston University School of Visual Arts
Visual Arts Summer Institute
855 Commonwealth Ave Room 552
Boston, MA 02215

We cannot evaluate your application until we have received all of these items.

Contact Us

We love to chat with students and parents about VASI!

Have any questions about the program?  Get in touch at or 617 353 3371.