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Art Supplement & Additional Material
When you send the Common Application Arts Supplement to the Dartmouth Admissions Office, we will submit your portfolio or solo performance to our faculty for evaluation as follows.
Types of materials our faculty can review for your Arts Supplement
||The Studio Art Department will review portfolios of 10-12 full-page prints (preferred) or slides. Please do not submit CDs, booklets, binders, or folders for Studio Art. Prints should be 8x10 or 8.5x11. Slides should be submitted in a plastic sleeve.
||The Music Department will review recordings of solo musical performances on CD, or written compositions.
||The Film and Media Studies Department will review CDs or DVDs.
|Theater & Dance
||The Theater Department and the dance program will review CDs, DVDs, or website submissions. Please limit your submission to under five minutes in length.
Applicants may submit the Arts Supplement, regardless of their potential major area of study. The Admissions Office is not able to return arts supplements to applicants. The November 1 deadline for Early Decision and January 1 deadline for Regular Decision also serve as the submission deadlines for Arts Supplements.
Submissions should be mailed to the Admissions Office
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
6016 McNutt Hall
Hanover, New Hampshire 03755
Other Additional Materials
In general, applicants should include any information that they'd like to bring to the attention of the Admissions Committee in the First-Year Application.
The "Additional Information" section of the Common Application can be used to:
- Explain unusual circumstances that may have impacted your academic performance or other aspects of your candidacy.
- Add a resume to your application. Please note that applicants who submit a resume should still complete the "Activities" and "Work Experiences" section of the First-Year Application.
- Add a brief abstract of an independent research project.
- Add further detail about any aspect of your candidacy that is not sufficiently covered in the allowable fields of the Common Application.
You should not
submit copies of awards or certificates earned during your high school years.