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PVA Audition & Portfolio Days

Saturday, November 16 2024
Saturday, January 25, 2025
Saturday, February 15, 2025 (virtual)
Saturday, March 8, 2025

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 16, 2024
  • Schedule TBD
Saturday, February 15, 2025
  • 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

    There are several Retail Dining locations to meet your quick and on-the-go needs, each having special offerings during UNC Jazz Festival 2024. View all dining hours of operation here: https://www.unco.edu/living-on-campus/dining/locations.aspx

    Located in the University Center
    • Empire State Pizza is a local New York style pizza company. If you are interested in ordering ahead, please call (970) 353-1706.
    • Crisol Latin Kitchen brings authentic tastes of Latin cuisine to the UNC campus. Menu choices vary from healthy to indulgent and will give you unique foods to explore with authentic flavors built into tacos, burritos, bowls, and salads.
    • Burger & Co. shares classic American fare from cheeseburgers to signature sandwiches including chicken, hot dogs, fries, and onion rings.
    • Bowlful has a variety of healthy choices including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. You can customize and build your own salad or grain bowls.
    • Einstein Bros® Bagels has freshly made sandwiches – or just a bagel and a schmear if you like. Grab drip or specialty coffee or fresh squeezed orange juice while you’re there.
    • Munchy Mart has all the convenience items you’re looking for. They also have breakfast burritos, fountain drinks, ice cream, and more.
    • Subway® can provide you with freshly made to order sandwiches and salads. Don’t forget to add on some cookies!
    • Hissho Sushi is your choice for freshly made to order sushi, poke bowls, and more.

    If you would like to order Einstein Bros® Bagels, or Subway® ahead of time, please email diningservices@unco.edu, and they’ll get you the information you need.

    Dining Rooms

    Holmes Dining Hall is an all you can eat location on West Campus (just a couple of minutes away from Campus Commons). They serve various options including burgers, pizza, pasta, soups, salads, sandwiches and more. Cash prices at the door are listed here: https://www.unco.edu/living-on-campus/dining/meal-plans.aspx.

    Credit/debit cards and cash are accepted in all dining locations. Holmes Dining Hall has a food station called Simple Servings that can accommodate those guests who have food allergies, as their recipes are free of 8 of the 9 top allergens. Please email diningservices@unco.edu if you have concerns or questions.

    Holmes Dining Hall hours of operation can be viewed here: https://www.unco.edu/living-on-campus/dining/locations.aspx

  • Off-Campus Dining

    Off-Campus Dining

    Margie's Java Joint

    Cheba Hut

    La Peite French Bakery



     dp dough

    Fat Shack
    Greeley Chophouse
    Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant
  • Coffee

    Margie's Java Joint

    The Blue Mug


    John Galt Coffee

  • Larger Greeley Restaurant List