The Admissions Office is responsible for recruiting new students through various activities such as high school visits, campus visits, campus events, college fairs, National Portfolio Days, international recruitment fairs, direct mail, email, and telephone campaigns. In addition to the full-time staff, a team of Admissions Student Ambassadors assists with tele-counseling, campus tours, and various Admissions events.

Department chairs and faculty play an important role in the student recruitment process. Chairs and faculty may be asked to participate in a variety of activities including, but not limited to: National Portfolio days, information sessions, high school visits, college fairs, portfolio reviews and the placement of transfer credit, and phone calls to inquirers, applicants and accepted students on a case by case basis.

In addition to the activities above, Chairs may be asked to participate in annual features and benefits meetings, art educators breakfasts, workshops for prospective students, and other events.