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PVA Audition & Portfolio Days

Saturday, November 18, 2023
Saturday, January 20, 2024 (Virtual only)
Saturday, February 17, 2024
Saturday, March 2, 2024

Get to know UNC's College of Performing of Visual Arts during our Audition Days for high school seniors, transfer students, and graduate candidates. To sign up for an audition/interview, please complete the "Audition Form" in your UNC Application Portal after submission of the UNC application. For portfolio reviews, please email PVA.Admissions@unco.edu to schedule. 

Schedule of Events

We are so excited to offer an engaging day of program auditions/interviews, live performances, portfolio reviews, and informational sessions. 

8:30 - 9:00am

Check-in and Breakfast

Check-in and join us for light breakfast and live music in the Campus Commons Lobby.

8:30 - 9:00am

Set-up in Campus Commons Gallery

Check-in and join us for light breakfast and live music in the Campus Commons Lobby.

9:00 - 9:20am

Welcome Session

Gather in the Campus Commons Performance Hall to hear from our College's leaders and about the process of the Audition Day. 

9:30am - 12:00pm

Audition/Interviews Begin

9:30 - 10:30am

Session One

Choose to attend any of the following:
School of Theatre Arts & Dance Q&A 
School of Music Q&A
Financial Aid Presentation/Q&A

10:30 - 11:30am

Portfolio Reviews

Faculty from the School of Art & Design will go around and talk to individual students about their work and offer feedback. One or more students will be awarded a talent scholarships based on their portfolios. 

10:35 - 11:35am

Session Two

Choose to attend any of the following:
School of Theatre Arts & Dance Facilities Tour
School of Music Facilities Tour
Financial Aid Presentation/Q&A


Visual Arts Talent Scholarship(s) Awarded

Join us as we announce the winner(s) of a scholarship toward tuition in UNC's School of Art & Design.

11:40 - 1:00pm

Break: Lunch On Your Own

We encourage you to grab lunch from the University Center and come back to the lobby of Campus Commons for live entertainment. 

1:00 - 4:00pm

Audition/Interviews Resume

1:00 - 1:55pm

Session Three

Choose to attend any of the following:
School of Theatre Arts & Dance Facilities Tour
School of Music Facilities Tour
School of Art & Design Facilities Tour

2:00 - 2:55pm

Session Four

Choose to attend any of the following:
School of Theatre Arts & Dance Q&A
School of Music Q&A

3:00 - 4:00pm

Optional Full-Campus Tour

An Office of Admission tour guide will show you around campus with stops including the library, recreation center, dining hall, university center, and residence halls.

Live Performances

Saturday, November 18, 2023
  • 8:15am: Latinx Ensemble
  • 12pm: Jazz Combo
  • 12:35pm: Scenes from Titanic: The Musical
Saturday, February 17, 2024
  • Schedule TBD
Saturday, March 2, 2024
  • Schedule TBD

Audition/Interview/Portfolio Requirements

Use the links below to guide you to your area of interest's audition, interview, and/or portfolio requirements. 

Plan Your Visit

Parking & Directions

UNC Campus Commons

1051 22nd Street, Greeley, CO 80639

Free street parking is available around Campus Commons. Paid parking is available in C Lot, just to the south of the building. C Lot is free after 5:00pm and on weekends.


  • On-Campus Dining

    On-Campus Dining

    Retail Dining

    We have several Retail Dining locations to meet your quick and on-the-go needs! If you would like to order Einstein Bros Bagels, or Subway ahead of time, email diningservices@unco.edu.

    Located in the University Center

    Einstein Bros



    Burger Co.

    Crisol Latin Kitchen

    Empire State Pizza

    Simply to Go

    • Bears Simply to Go: variety of on-the-go food and drink items
      Mon-Thurs: 7:30am - 8pm
      Fri: 7:30am - 7pm
      Sat & Sun: closed
    • Einstein Bros Bagels: fresh-made breakfast and lunch sandwiches; drip coffee; fresh squeezed orange juice
      Mon-Thurs: 7am - 3:30pm
      Fri: 7am - 3:30pm
      Sat: 10am - 2pm
      Sun: closed
    • Subway: fresh-made to order sandwiches
      Mon-Thurs: 10:30am - 9pm
      Fri: 10:30am - 6pm
      Sat: 10:30am - 3pm
      Sun: 4pm - 9pm
    • Munchy Mart: breakfast burritos; fountain drinks; ice cream; convenience store items
      Mon-Thurs: 8am-10pm
      Fri: 8am-6pmSat: 10am-4pm
      Sun: 12pm-10pm
    • Hissho Sushi: fresh-made to order sushi; poke bowls; and more
      Mon-Thurs: 10:30am-6pm
      Fri: 10:30am-6pm
      Sat: closed
      Sun: closed
    • Bowlful: Build your own salad, rice/noodle bowl. Vegetarian, vegan, gluten-friendly.
      Mon-Thurs: 11am-1pm, 5-7pm
      Fri: 11am-1pm, 5-6:30pm
    • Empire State Pizza: Local New York Style Pizza
      Mon-Thurs: 11am-9pm
      Fri: 11am-9pm
      Sat: 11am-9pm
      Sun: 4pm-9pm
    • Crisol Latin Kitchen: High-quality, authentic tasting Latin cuisine.
      Mon-Thurs: 11am-1pm, 5-7pm
      Fri: 11am-1pm, 5-6:30pm
    • Burger & Co.: Great burgers and sports bar.
      Mon-Thurs: 11am-3pm, 5pm-9pm
      Fri: 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
      Sat: 11am-3pm, 5pm-10pm
      Sun: 2pm-10pm

    Holmes Dining Hall

    Holmes Dining Hall is an all you can eat location with customizable options including burgers, pizza, pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches and more!

    Reserve your space now! Email diningservices@unco.edu to schedule and pay for your groups before you arrive. Credit/Debit cards and cash are accepted in all dining locations. If anyone in your group has food allergies, we have a solution! Holmes Dining Hall has a food station called THE DASH that has foods that are free of 7 of the 8 top allergens, and can accommodate customers with specific dietary needs / food allergies. 

    • Breakfast: 7:00am - 9:30am (Mon-Fri)
    • Lunch: 11:00am - 1:00pm
    • Dinner: 5:00pm - 7:00pm (Mon-Thur), 5:00pm - 6:30pm (Fri/Sat)
  • Off-Campus Dining

    Off-Campus Dining

    Margie's Java Joint

    Cheba Hut

    La Peite French Bakery



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    Fat Shack
    Greeley Chophouse
    Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
    Burger Co.
    Crisol Latin Kitchen
    Empire State Pizza
  • Coffee

    Margie's Java Joint

    The Blue Mug


    John Galt Coffee

  • Larger Greeley Restaurant List