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Graphic Design Portfolio Review

The 2020 Graphic Design Portfolio Review deadline is 11:59 PM CST, Sunday, October 25, 2020.

Due to COVID-19 health and safety concerns, the review will be digital this year. Students will submit their portfolios and applications via Submittable.


+ Workshop PDF — This 7-page PDF contains a comprehensive overview along with detailed instructions. (This document was distributed and discussed during the 2020 Graphic Design Portfolio Review Workshop on September 18, 2020.)

1 Overview: What is the Portfolio Review?
2 Overview: Required & Optional Elements
3 Overview: Review Results
4 File Formatting
5 Basic Photography Tips
6 Submittable: Application Overview
7 Academic Record Form

+ Graphic Design Portfolio Review Workshop — This is a recording of the workshop Graphic Design Faculty hosted on September 18, 2020. (Please disregard the auto-generated captions.)

+ Academic Record Form — Requirement ii of the portfolio review application. Download the PDF and follow the instructions listed at the top of the page.

+ Submittable Application — Students may begin completing the Submittable application and uploading the required files on September 18 and continue to make changes until 11:59 PM CST on Sunday, October 25, 2020 (the deadline). Don't forget to hit submit before the deadline!

If you have questions about resizing your files (modifying the size/resolution according to the specs), Assistant Professor Tek Jung is available during the following dates/times to offer file formatting guidance.*

Tek Jung, Assistant Professor of Art/Graphic Design
Stafford Hall 200
Office Hours/Open Studio: MW, 10:00 AM–01:00 PM

*Reminder: In order to keep the review process fair and impartial, Graphic Design Faculty cannot provide portfolio feedback and advice. Please respect the integrity of the review.

If you have any questions about the 2020 Graphic Design Portfolio Review, contact Assistant Professor Cassie Hester [].