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College Visits and Tours

In-Person Campus Tours

Offered throughout the year, our general Drexel campus tour provides an overview of the university and a full tour of our campus located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. If you are interested in registering for a tour, please visit our main Admissions website.

If you are interested in learning more about Westphal during your campus tour, we suggest our Westphal Add-on sessions hosted after the general campus tour on select Mondays throughout the year. To register, please visit our Admissions website and select Westphal College of Media Arts and Design under the College and School Information Sessions.

If you would like to arrange an individual meeting with the Westphal Recruitment Office on campus to learn more about your specific program of interest, call or email the Westphal Recruitment Office at or 215.895.1738.

Fall In-Person Undergraduate Open Houses

We are excited to be offering two in-person Fall Undergraduate Open Houses this year. During our Open House events, prospective students have the opportunity to meet with our faculty, current students, tour the campus and learn more specifically about our programs at Westphal.

Sunday, October 10, 2021
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Saturday, November 13, 2021
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In-Person Fall Workshops

Free for high school students, these workshops offer a unique opportunity to explore innovative topics in Architecture, Dance, Fashion Design, Graphic Design, Interior Design, Dance, or Photography. Lunch and proof of attendance notes are provided to all participants.

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Virtual Campus Tours

Explore campus from the comfort of your own home. Take a self-guided virtual campus tour through Drexel University’s campus to get an in-depth look at popular places, world-class facilities, and what life is like as a Dragon.

Virtual Campus Tour

Westphal’s facilities serve as collaborative hubs for design, digital media and the arts, fostering an innovative, interdisciplinary environment for sharing and showcasing work. Learn about Westphal’s award-winning state-of-the-art facilities, studios, labs and galleries.

Westphal Facilities Tour

Westphal Virtual Sessions

Learn more about our programs at the Westphal College of Media Arts and Design from our expert admissions staff through Westphal’s virtual sessions. Throughout the year, Westphal will host virtual information sessions, portfolio reviews and workshops. To register, visit Westphal's event page here.

Virtual Information Sessions Undergraduate Westphal Programs

Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST
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Wednesday, October 27, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST
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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 7:00 PM EST
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Westphal Portfolio Day Virtual Appointments

Thursday, October 21, 2021 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM EST
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Thursday, December 16, 2021 from 3:00 – 6:00 PM EST
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Graduate Virtual Information Sessions

This fall, virtual information sessions will be offered by individual graduate programs to provide prospective students with the opportunity to meet program directors, learn more about our graduate programs, and ask questions. For more information on graduate program information sessions, contact the program director of your program of interest. See our list of graduate programs here.

Dance and Performing Arts Visit Opportunities

For students interested in our Dance program and Performing Arts Department, we suggest registering for Open House events. If you have questions regarding the Dance program or Performing Arts opportunities at Westphal College of Media Arts and Design, please reach out to

National Portfolio Day

Westphal College of Media Arts and Design participates in regional and virtual portfolio days hosted by the National Portfolio Day Association throughout the year. All students are welcome to attend to have their work reviewed by our Westphal Admissions team and faculty before applying for our Undergraduate or Graduate programs. To learn more about National Portfolio Day events and the upcoming schedule, please go to the National Portfolio Day website.