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➔ For questions about scheduling a tour, the application process and more, contact SADAH's Recruitment & Records Specialist Michael Penney.
Submit Change of Major Form

1. Log into MyMadison, and select Student Center.

2. Select Major/Minor Change from the “Other Academic…” dropdown menu.

  • To add a program of study, select Add Major/Minor. To narrow your search, select the plan type, change the criteria of plan description to "contains" and enter the beginning letters of the plan.

  • To drop a program of study select Drop Major/Minor.

  • To update a concentration for an existing program of study select Add/Change Concentration.

3. After all requests are entered select Submit Request.

Apply to SADAH
  1. You must submit a portfolio to be accepted to the school as a candidate for the Architectural Design, Art B.F.A., Graphic Design and Industrial Design programs. 

    Students hoping to pursue an Art History or Art B.A./B.S. degree do not need to submit a portfolio at any time. 


  2. You will also need to upload copies of your unofficial JMU transcripts.  

Our programs are competitive and you may be waitlisted.

Deadline for change of major portfolio submissions for the Spring 2022 semester: Oct. 10, 2021

Deadline for change of major portfolio submissions for the Fall 2022 semester: March 6, 2022

Submit Your Portfolio

Your portfolio must contain 12-16 examples of work you have created in the past two years, showing your creative ability, visual arts skill and/or design potential.

  • Try to show both two- and three-dimensional projects that use a variety of media.
  • Studio or design projects based on copying photographs or images from magazines are discouraged.
  • Be prepared to discuss your art or design work related activities such as awards, exhibits or art club responsibilities, and your future goals in art.

Accepted studio and design work includes Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign digital media; technical drawings; CAD; digital fabrication work; engineering, metal and vehicle projects; time-based media; and woodshop projects.

Please contact SADAH’s Recruitment & Records Specialist Michael Penney if you would like a faculty member in your intended major to critique your portfolio before submitting it to SlideRoom.

To submit your portfolio, click a link below and read carefully before uploading your digital images.

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