Apply to the visual arts program

Complete the university's application for general admission/readmission. All supporting documents including your official transcripts for the general admission/readmission application should be mailed directly to the ​Office of the Registrar.

​Office of the Registrar

Memorial University

P.O. Box 4200      ​

John's, NL  A1C 5S7

Tel: 709-864-2527 | Fax: 709-864-4893​​​​

As part of your general application, students applying for the visual arts, BFA program must prepare a personal statement on why you are choosing visual arts as your area of study and why you would like to study at Grenfell Campus, as well as a summary of your art training and/or experience. If you don't have any formal training or experience, don't worry. Take this time to explore your passion for art and why you are interested in our program.

Prepare your portfolio​. In addition to your application to Memorial University, you must submit a portfolio of your artwork (images of 15 - 20 artworks or a link to a Google Drive containing the images). Your portfolio should be uploaded to the online portal as part of your application package.

Applications and portfolios submitted by February 1 will be reviewed and considered for priority acceptance. March 1 is the regular application deadline for the following fall semester. Late applications will be considered as time and resources permit. All applications must be submitted in digital format.

Note: ​students graduating (or having graduated) from a high school with a fine arts focus, or an arts-based high school are encouraged to call our Fine Arts Office for guidance in your application. Some Memorial course admission requirements can be waived or substituted. Call 709-637-6223.