Information Sessions

Visit Us -Information Session

Attend an Information Session to experience all the exciting resources available to CCS students. Take a tour of the campus, meet faculty and discuss admissions and financial aid questions. 

Click on any of the Information Sessions dates below to reserve space for the session you would like to attend.

Information Session Dates

  1. Undergraduate Info Sessions

  2. Graduate Info Sessions

May 28, 2015
3 p.m. - 8 p.m.
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July 18, 2015
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Information Session Agenda

Parking and check-in will be on our Ford Campus.

Directions to Ford Campus parking structure and a Ford Campus Map.

When you arrive on the Ford Campus, please go to the Walter B. Ford II building and we will get you started from there. All family members are welcome!

ActivityDescriptionTimes Available
President's WelcomeJoin us as CCS's president, Rick Rogers, greets guests and introduces the College.9:00 AM
Admissions PresentationGet an overview of the college, our majors and admissions requirements led by the CCS Admissions Director.9:15 am & 12:30 pm, lasting about 45 minutes
Careers in Art & Design PresentationLearn about career opportunities in art and design, internships, companies that recruit our students, and how our Career Services Office assists students.10:30 am & 12:00 pm, lasting about 15-20 minutes
Financing Your Education PresentationStaff from our Financial Aid Office will discuss the cost of attendance, scholarships and other sources of financial assistance, and how to calculate your out-of-pocket costs.11:00 am & 1:30 pm, lasting about ½ hour
Precollege and Continuing Studies PresentationThere are many ways that CCS can help you get ready for the demands of applying to a college of art and design. We offer individual evening or weekend courses throughout the year. Each summer we offer an outstanding Summer Experience where you can earn college credit, live on campus, create work in an elective major, and refine your portfolio presentation.11:30 am, lasting about 15-20 minutes (one presentation only)
Portfolio Reviews, Transfer Credit Placement and Admissions Processing Ask admissions questions. Receive feedback on your portfolio. Bring college transcripts for credit review and placement.Finish up the admissions process. Ongoing
Student Led Housing ToursCheck out the apartment-style dorm rooms of the Art Centre Building on the Ford Campus and the loft-style dorm rooms of the Taubman Center.Ongoing
Student Led Campus ToursLearn the locations of our majors on the Ford Campus and the Taubman Center, while receiving a general overview of our facilities led by student and staff tour guides.Ongoing
In-Depth Departmental SessionsMeet with faculty members in any major. Our 12 academic programs include Advertising: Copywriting, Advertising: Design, Art Education, Crafts, Entertainment Arts, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design and Transportation Design.Ongoing
May 28, 2015
4 p.m.  - 8 p.m.


Graduate Program Information Night Agenda 

You’re invited to attend CCS’s premier information session.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
4-8 p.m.

Check-in will be at the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education, 460 W. Baltimore in Detroit’s New Center Area. Free parking is available on both campuses with shuttle service to and from the Taubman Center.

In addition to learning about the CCS MFA program, you’ll have an all-access pass to view the artwork of the 90th Annual Student Exhibition, including works from both MFA and BFA programs. Program chairs will be available in the 9th floor gallery in the Taubman Center to discuss the MFA thesis work on display.

Activities include:

  • Meet with the Graduate Program Chairs for Color and Materials Design, Integrated Design, Interaction Design and Transportation Design
  • Ask financial aid questions
  • Enjoy a light strolling buffet
  • Get an in-depth view of the recent thesis projects, and industry- sponsored projects
  • Meet with the Director of Graduate Admissions to find out more about the admissions process


Event Information

For more information please contact Sue Enright

Personal Visits

Prospective students are welcome to schedule campus and housing tours with a student ambassador and/or a counseling appointment with an Admissions counselor, Monday – Friday, at 9 a.m. or 1 p.m.

To schedule a visit, please call 313.664.7425 or 800.952.ARTS.

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