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

January 23, 2016
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


February 27, 2016
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


April 2, 2016
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.


July 16, 2016
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 Department SessionsMeet with faculty members in any major. Our 13 academic programs include Advertising: Copywriting, Advertising: Design, Art Education, Crafts, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design and Transportation Design.Ongoing

Information sessions will provide an overview of the admissions process and financial aid/scholarship opportunities, a guided tour of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education campus, with an emphasis on graduate education facilities, academic departments and other resources. Attendees will also be able to participate in a break-out session with our program chairs to learn more about each individual program and look at current and past student work. 

January 23, 2016
10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 
May 26, 2016
4-8 p.m. 


Graduate Info Session Agenda

CHECK IN10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.7th FloorMeet CCS staff, receive an agenda and have some coffee.
ADMISSIONS PRESENTATION10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.Room 730A The Director of Graduate Admissions will give an overview of the admissions requirements, deadlines and procedures as well as an introduction to Graduate options for financing your education.
CAMPUS TOUR 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.Current students will provide a tour of the A. Alfred Taubman Center for Design Education facilities and resources available to graduate students.
IN DEPTH MFA PROGRAM SESSIONS (Including classroom, studio, and academic resources tour and viewing of student work)11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.Room 730A/7th FloorIntroduction of MFA Chairs and followed by two program sessions and tour of academic space and viewing of student work.
*Session 1: Integrated Design or Transportation Design
*Session 2: Interaction Design or Color and Materials Design
Attendees will be able to participate in one or two sessions and will be able to speak with the chairs during the group program sessions and after at one-on-one meeting (by request).

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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