Portfolio Requirements for Select Majors

YOUR SUCCESS IN OUR PROGRAMS IS IMPORTANT TO US

For some majors, a portfolio is a required step in the admissions process. The purpose of the portfolio submission is to evaluate your development as a creator and assess your ability to thrive in the program you've selected. We are looking for evidence of enthusiasm for the kind of work each major requires along with some of the basic technical and cognitive skills you'll need to succeed in our fast-moving curriculum.

COMMON APPLICATION    CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE APPLICATION

The following majors require a portfolio submission:

All portfolio submissions will be reviewed by the faculty of each respective major.

NOTE: Portfolio requirements below are students applying for 2019 admission. 

MajorPortfolio RequirementMore InformationSubmit Your Portfolio
Creative Media (BFA)A new creative piece in response to a given theme, 5 additional work samples and a personal statementDetailsSlideroom
Filmmaking (BFA)
1 video or movie sample (up to 5 min) OR 1 script (3-5 pages) and photosDetailsSlideroom
Game Art & Animation (BS)Art portfolio consisting of 3 required drawings and examples of traditional and/or digital creative workDetailsSlideroom
Game Design (BS)Create a simple board game based on a specific themeDetailsSlideroom
Graphic Design & Digital Media (BFA)
Art portfolio consisting of 5 artistic pieces or images AND art narrativeDetailsSlideroom

Application Deadlines

Admissions ProgramApplication
Due Dates

Early Decision: First-year only

Nov. 15

Regular Decision: First-year

Jan. 15

Regular Decision: Transfer

Rolling

Spring Enrollment**

Rolling

All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time).

**Certain majors are not eligible for Spring enrollment.

Please note: Priority for housing is given based on the date the enrollment deposit is received.  Early Decision applicants hear about admissions decisions earlier than other applicants allowing them to be among the first matched with roommates and assigned a residence hall.  

Financial Aid Deadlines

File your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) by these dates to ensure that your financial aid award includes all of the institutional and federal aid you are eligible to receive.  If you complete your FAFSA after these dates we will still determine all of your award eligibility, it will just take longer from the time you received your Admissions notification to get this information to you.

Champlain's FAFSA code is 003684.

Admissions ProgramFAFSA Priority Filing Dates
Early Decision: First-year only November 15
Regular Decision: First-year January 15
Regular Decision: Transfer Rolling
Spring Enrollment Rolling

All deadlines are 11:59 PM (Eastern Standard Time).