DigiPen offers numerous ways for prospective students and other visitors to find out more about the school. If you are not from the Seattle-Redmond area, see the page on Local Accommodations for information about nearby hotels. If you are visiting DigiPen for the first time, please see Address and Directions and feel free to contact us if there is anything we can do to help you prepare for your visit.

DigiPen hosts two Preview Days every year--one in fall, and one in spring--to provide an in-depth look at the educational experience at DigiPen. Gain new insights into academics and student life at DigiPen by engaging with our students, faculty, and staff. There are also guided campus tours, degree program overviews, portfolio reviews for BFA and MFA students, and much more.

For more details and to RSVP for our next Preview Day, visit our Undergraduate Preview Days page, or the Graduate Programs Preview Days page.

General Information Sessions

Most months, DigiPen hosts an afternoon information session for prospective students and their families. These events provide an opportunity for visitors to:

  • Learn first-hand about the educational experience offered at DigiPen
  • Meet key members of the faculty and staff
  • Speak with admissions representatives
  • Take part in an art portfolio review where prospective students bring their artwork to the event and have it evaluated based on our admissions requirements by faculty members
  • View samples of students' projects, games, and artwork

Location:  DigiPen's Main Campus
Time: 10 a.m. – 2:30 pm
Check-in starts at 9:30 am
A complimentary lunch will be provided.

To register for any of the upcoming information sessions, fill out the registration form.

Shadow a Current Student

One of the best ways to find out what DigiPen is like is to spend a day on campus, attending classes, and meeting the members of the community. Throughout the fall and spring, the Admissions department can help prospective students arrange to shadow a current student. Most visitors combine a student shadow with a one-on-one admissions or financial aid meeting. Student shadow requests should be made at least a week in advance. During the summer semester, student shadows are only offered Monday through Thursday. In the fall and spring semesters, recommended schedule days for student shadow visits are Monday through Thursday.

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Daily Campus Tours

People interested in learning about DigiPen's admission requirements and application process, or looking for specific information about the degree programs offered, are encouraged to visit campus for a tour. Tours are available Monday through Friday at 10:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Tours are followed by a short question-and-answer session.

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