Virtual Resources & Events

  • Join Interlochen's President Trey Devey for our virtual tour video. We encourage you to watch the tour its entirety. However, you can click the ☰ button in the video player above to skip ahead to a specific area of campus. Enjoy!

Apply today for the 2021-22 Academy year!

Welcome to the Interlochen Arts Academy Admission Resources Center. This page is your destination to find information and videos about what it's like to be at Academy — virtually!

Interlochen Arts Academy is truly a magical place. Our 1200-acre campus is set between two freshwater lakes amongst the stately pines of northern Michigan.

Use the dropdowns below to watch videos and discover opportunities to experience our spaces and student life virtually.

The Office of Admission and Financial Aid is currently working remotely. Should you have any questions, please email us at You can also leave a voicemail at 231.276.7472. 

Be sure to follow the Interlochen Admission team on Instagram @InterlochenAdmission.

2021 Virtual Events Schedule

Ambassador of the Arts Series

Meet with current academy students to learn about life as an Interlochen student. Enjoy impromptu performances, showcases, and readings. Most importantly, enjoy the opportunity to talk with students and ask questions about their experience!

  • Dance | Tuesday, April 6 | 8 p.m. EDT | Register
  • Creative Writing | Monday, April 19 | 8 p.m. EDT | Register

Other Virtual Events

  • Earth Day: Sustainability Celebration | Thursday, April 22 | 8 p.m. EDT | Register
  • Citizen Artistry: How your art impacts the world | Tuesday, April 27 | 8 p.m. EDT | Register
  • Virtual Pride Party | Wednesday, May 12 | 8 p.m. EDT | Register 

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Academy Virtual Open House Week: March 21-26

Schedule Highlights

Sunday, March 21

  • Guided Virtual Tours of the Interlochen Campus| 12-4 pm EDT 

Monday, March 22

  • Meet the Students | 8pm EDT | Register
    • Meet and have the opportunity to ask questions of current Arts Academy students from all arts areas!

Tuesday, March 23

  • Q&A Session for International Students | Tuesday, March 23 | 8 am EDT | Register
  • Film & New Media Student Panel and Q&A | Tuesday, March 23 | 8 pm EDT | Register
Wednesday, March 24
    • Arts Academy Virtual Open House Presentation | Wed, March 24 | 8 pm EDT | Register
      • Join Interlochen leaders to learn all about life at Interlochen Arts Academy
Thursday, March 25
  • Academics at Interlochen Arts Academy | 5pm EDT | Register
  • Meet the Parents | 8pm EDT | Register
    • Meet and have the opportunity to ask questions of current Arts Academy parents!
Friday, March 26
  • Meet & Greet the Admission Team | 12 pm EDT | Register
Attend two or more events during Open House Week, and you will automatically be entered in a drawing for a box of Interlochen prizes!
Know of someone who may be interested in Interlochen Arts Academy Open House Week? Spread the word!

Virtual Event Recordings

Important Resources

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A Student's Perspective

Alumnus Austin Dabney joined Boston Ballet shortly after graduating from Interlochen Arts Academy. He discusses how Interlochen prepared him for the professional world and life after high school. Interested in more videos about Interlochen Arts Academy? Check out our YouTube channel.

Residence Hall Slideshow

Take a look inside Interlochen Arts Academy's various residence halls.

A Parent's Perspective

Parents of Interlochen Arts Academy students share their experiences and how Interlochen has shaped their children's lives. Interested in more videos about Interlochen Arts Academy? Check out our YouTube channel.

Campus Map

Interlochen is located in northwestern lower Michigan, 15 miles southwest of Traverse City. Our 1,200 acre scenic campus is nestled between two lakes and includes dozens of performance venues, exhibition spaces, and much more. You can download a larger version of the map in the File Downloads section below.

Virtual 360° Facility Tours & Live Webcams

Live Webcams

Please click here to experience live views of campus from various venues.

Virtual 360 Facility Tours

Please click on the virtual tour links below to see several Interlochen Arts Academy facilities and campus hot spots:

Academic Classroom

Bonisteel Library

Fennell Music Library

Corson Auditorium

Corson Auditorium - Exterior

Dendrinos Chapel

DeRoy Center for Film Studies

Dow Center for Visual Arts and The Writing House - Exterior

Harvey Theatre

Harvey Theatre and Arts Commons - Exterior

Kresge Auditorium

Kresge Auditorium - Exterior

The Music Center

Osterlin Mall

The Writing House