Studio Arts Portfolio (Optional)

Studio Arts Portfolio (Optional)

Studio Arts, STAR, CFA

College of Communication and Fine Arts – Studio Arts Department
Undergraduate Admission Portfolio Requirements

Please remember, submission of a portfolio is optional and is not required -- academic record and an inherent understanding of and passion for studio work still stand as the primary factors in our admission decisions.

If you choose to submit a portfolio, please go to and create an account, if you have not already done so. Please have your Common Application ID # handy. All portfolio elements must be submitted through Slideroom. (Please note that you cannot upload any documents or creative work until you create your application for admission through the Common Application).

Studio Arts

Students applying for admission into the Studio Arts major may submit a portfolio of up to 10 samples of art and design work that may include: Ceramics, digital art, drawings, graphic design, illustrations, paintings, photography, sculpture, videos, as well as audio and other visual materials.

Traced pictures or copied images of other people’s work is not acceptable.

The priority deadline for submission of a Freshman applicant portfolio is January 15.
The priority deadline for submission of a Transfer applicant portfolio is March 15.


Through Slideroom, LMU currently accepts Images, Videos, Audio, and .PDF documents. If you have a text document to submit, please convert the document to a .PDF format before submitting.

Provide 1-10 items. Images (up to 5MB each), Video (up to 250MB each) and PDFs (up to 10MB each).

To submit artwork, photographs or a writing sample, upload a PDF or JPEG containing your work. For video, create an account on Vimeo or YouTube and upload the link to your film as one of your submissions. We discourage setting any password protection for project submissions. This may cause a delay in the review of the applicant’s application. All submissions must be made through