Visit the Hite Institute of Art + Design

Summer 2024 Closure: Schneider Hall and all galleries located inside will be closed from May 13 to August 19 for HVAC replacement. There will be no access to the building during this time. Hite staff and faculty will be working remotely and can be reached via email. Additionally, there will be no school tours during this period. We look forward to seeing you in the Fall!

Is the Hite Institute of Art + Design is the right place for you? Come for a visit and find out!

We invite you to schedule a campus visit to learn more about the University of Louisville and the Hite Institute of Art + Design and the programs we offer. A campus visit is your opportunity to get a firsthand view and can help you decide if this campus is a good fit for you

For high school students: The Office of Admissions hosts a Campus Visit Program Monday through Friday and one Saturday per month at the following times: Weekdays - Presentations 10:30 a.m. & 2 p.m. EST / Campus Tours: 11 a.m. & 2:30 p.m; Saturdays - Presentations 10:30 a.m. & 11:30 a.m. / Campus Tours: 11 a.m. & 12 p.m. Please note that Department visits are only available on Tuesdays and Thursdays beginning at 1:30 and ending at 2:15 PM.

Your Admissions campus visit will include the following:

  • Information session: a 45-minute information session will begin your visit. A UofL admissions representative will discuss various topics including academic programs, the application process, campus life, scholarships, and financial aid.
  • A student-guided tour of campus: a 90-minute tour immediately follows the information session. Learn about the history and traditions that have shaped the university. Visit academic buildings, a residence hall, and the Student Activities Center (SAC). The SAC houses food courts, the bookstore, the Cardinal game room, and recreational facilities.
  • You can request to visit the Department of Art + Design when you fill out their online reservation. Be sure to indicate what area(s) you are interested in. Those are typically scheduled in the early afternoon after your morning information session and campus tour are finished.

Please click here to schedule a high school student visit.

Prospective undergraduate students: For more information about visiting the department, email Sara Noori, Department Coordinator. 

Transfer and adult undergraduate students: The Office of Admissions hosts visits for prospective transfer and adult students once a month. Special appointments with department representatives may also be requested. Please click here to schedule a transfer or adult student visit.

Prospective graduate students: To schedule a visit, email the Hite Institute of Art + Design. Let us know what area and program you are interested in so we can introduce you to faculty who specialize in that area.