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Congrats, new Dragons, and welcome to DigiPen Institute of Technology! We look forward to welcoming you to campus for New Student Orientation this year from Monday, August 26, through Wednesday, August 28, 2019!

For students in bachelor’s degree programs, New Student Orientation begins on either Monday or Tuesday (depending on degree program; see schedules below) and continues for all students together on Wednesday. Students in master’s degree programs only need to attend on Wednesday. For those with families attending New Student Orientation, family sessions will be held on Monday and Tuesday at the same time as your sessions.

Following is the orientation schedule broken down by day and degree program:

Bachelor’s Student Orientation

Monday, August 26

BSCSGD, BSCSDA, BAMSD, and BAGD

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Check in at Main Entrance
  • 9:00 a.m.: Welcome from Claude Comair, President and Founder
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Orientation Sessions and Provided Lunch

(Family Orientation from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Tuesday, August 27

RTIS, BSCS, BSCE, BFA, and BSCSML

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Check in at Main Entrance
  • 9:00 a.m.: Welcome from Claude Comair, President and Founder
  • 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Orientation Sessions and Provided Lunch

(Family Orientation from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

Wednesday, August 28

All Degree Programs

  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Orientation Sessions
  • 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Welcome to DigiPen BBQ and Community Resource Tabling

Master’s Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 28

MSCS and MFA

  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Check in at Main Entrance
  • 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Orientation Sessions
  • 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.: Welcome to DigiPen BBQ and Community Resource Tabling
  • 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Orientation Sessions
  • 5:00 p.m.: Master Student Reception

During New Student Orientation, current students will be serving as Orientation Leaders. They will guide you throughout orientation, answer any questions you have, and share valuable information you will need during your time at DigiPen.

If you have any additional questions, please contact Dawn A. Albertson-Gass, Student Life Coordinator, at dawn.albertsongass[at]digipen[dot]edu.