Sophomore Portfolio Review


The PSUGD faculty will evaluate the portfolios for the rest of they week they are turned in, and will then send you an email when your results are posted on the registration website, and when your portfolios are ready for pick-up.

June 4, 2018 12–2pm in AB 320

To be announced


The graphic design program will be hosting a number of Information Sessions that will help you in preparing for this year’s Review. We have scheduled three different time slots, which will give you a thorough overview of what’s to be expected for the Review, an opportunity to see examples of work from years past, and information about accessing help from a variety of resources. You only need to come to one of these three sessions.

Please arrive on time, with materials ready for taking notes. There will be time at the end of the presentation for asking whatever questions you may have. Before attending an Information Session, note that it is in your best interest to read the information packet and download the checklist that pertains to this year’s Review.

ATTENDING ONE of the information sessions IS A REQUIREMENT for the Portfolio Review. You should also be on the lookout for additional emails and posters throughout Spring term announcing important events/updates related to The Review. You do not need to register for information sessions. Just show up 😉

2018 info session dates:
Jan 31, Weds (Annex 160) at 1PM
Feb 1, Thurs (AB 320) at 1PM
March 22, Thurs (AB 320) at 1PM


Registration is open and required!


It is critical that you read the Sophomore Portfolio Review overview booklet provided at the info sessions. Download the 2018 PDF: SPR18_Guide


We’ve been there too! No sleep, constant anxiety, feeling like you are living an endless loop of critiques and revisions. The Sophomore Portfolio Review is probably one of the most stressful times of a design student’s life. But you don’t have to face it along (and you shouldn’t have to). The PSUGD Mentorship program is here to help!
Mentorship is a program that pairs Juniors & Seniors who have passed the Review with Sophomores who are wanting help and insight into how to better their Portfolio. Sign up today to increase your support base!
Juniors & Seniors, we need you too! If you haven’t signed up already, do so by visiting

Questions? email us at

Download our Mentorship Guide! HERE!

Keep an eye open for IRL weekly student help sessions that usually happen in room 320 or 160 starting in winter term.

If you have established a facebook group to offer each other critique, please email Briar so she can put the link here.


For recommendations on where to get supplies or printing done, go to our general resources page. (Illustation by Tricia Hipps)

Grab a copy of Flaunt, here!

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For a tutorial on photographing your work, check out this online booklet. You can download your own PDF here.