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There are so many topics that deserve attention when it comes to college life and your college search that it can sometimes be hard to boil them down into a one-size-fits-all event. What’s it really like to build a game as a DigiPen student? What is there to do around campus and off campus? What do certain admissions requirements mean? When you want more comprehensive answers to questions like these and more, there might be an Online Information Session that’s perfect for you.

Each of these regularly scheduled, fully interactive livestreams explore a particular subject in depth and give you a chance to ask us questions in real time through a live chat platform. Register for any of the sessions that look interesting to you and join us online. If you’d like to know more about a topic that isn’t on the upcoming schedule, reach out to us and let us know.

Online Information Session Registration

Navigating Fall 2021 Admissions

  • August 8, 2020
  • 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 P.M. PDT

Join us online for this webcast created for rising/incoming high school seniors and their families planning to apply for fall 2021 admissions. We will be covering how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the admissions process and what we’re doing to adapt financial aid, housing, and student services to address many of the concerns we’ve been hearing. Register for the livestream today and be sure to ask us any questions you have for our staff and students.

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This Online Information Session will include:

  • COVID-19 Impact Session, 10:00 a.m.

    Angela Kugler, Senior Vice President of External Affairs, will open the livestream by informing parents and students about DigiPen’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, which policies have changed as a result, and what to expect from DigiPen for the fall 2020-21 academic year.

  • College Preparation Session, 10:30 a.m.

    Emily Kirby, Director of Admissions, and David Van der Linden, Financial Aid Advisor, will each deliver short presentations introducing admissions and financial aid terminology for first-time college applicants, as well as providing additional information about changes that have resulted from the coronavirus pandemic. A 15-minute admissions/financial aid Q&A period will follow.

  • Student Panel, 11:15 a.m.

    This session will provide a space for prospective students and their parents to ask questions of our current students about their experiences at DigiPen. Hear about DigiPen’s response to the pandemic from a student’s perspective, straight from the source.

  • Optional Housing Breakout Session, 12:00 p.m.

    Resident Assistants will host an overview of housing at DigiPen and field questions about what policies are being implemented to protect students’ health and wellbeing while living in on-campus housing.


The DigiPen Experience

  • August 12, 2020
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PDT

Discover DigiPen Institute of Technology, a top-ranked college that specializes in game development, computer science, game design, and digital art and animation. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask any questions you have about the school’s academics, student life, admissions, and more.

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Funding Your Education: Financial Aid and Scholarships at DigiPen

  • September 16, 2020
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PDT

Hear from our staff about the opportunities we offer to help students finance their education. For a deep dive into scholarship, grants, deadlines, and more, join us for this upcoming Online Information Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask any questions you have about financial aid.

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Anatomy of a Game Team: Fall Edition

  • October 14, 2020
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PST

Meet with a game development team to unpack how DigiPen students create their own games from scratch. For a personal look at the art and science of making games at DigiPen, join us for this upcoming Online Information Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask the students any questions you have about the process of video game development.

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Game Design, Art, and Music Portfolio Review

  • November 18, 2020
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PST

Did you know that several of our degree programs require a portfolio submission when applying? Have no fear! Our staff will dissect the requirements, and let you know exactly what you need to stay ahead of the curve in this upcoming Online Information Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask any questions you have about the portfolio submission process.

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Application Workshop

  • January 13, 2021
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PST

Completing college applications can seem like a daunting process, but we’re here to make sure it doesn’t have to be! For a step-by-step guide to the DigiPen application process, join us for this upcoming Online Information Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask any questions you have about the application, DigiPen’s admissions requirements, and more.

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Kahoot Quiz Brawl

  • February 17, 2021
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PST

Join us for a Kahoot Quiz Brawl themed around DigiPen and game trivia! For some inside information about our school and a chance to walk away with an application fee waiver, join us for this upcoming Online Information Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to interact with the quiz and ask our Admissions team any questions you have about DigiPen.

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Anatomy of a Game Team: Spring Edition

  • March 17, 2021
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PDT

Meet with a game development team to unpack how DigiPen students create their own games from scratch. For a personal look at the art and science of making games at DigiPen, join us for this upcoming Online Info Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask the students any questions you have about the process of video game development.

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Professor Q&A

  • April 14, 2021
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PDT

Many of our alumni have gone on to work on amazing projects in their respective industries, but did you know that many of DigiPen’s faculty have, as well? To hear from a faculty member and learn about their journey from the industry to the classroom, join us for this upcoming Online Info Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask our faculty member any questions you have about their professional experiences in and out of the classroom.

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Exploring Campus: Resources, Classes, Oh My!

  • May 19, 2021
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PDT

Join us as we explore our campus, classrooms, and review some of DigiPen’s on-site resources. To hear from a campus ambassador about many of the services available to DigiPen students, join us for this upcoming Online Info Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask any questions you have about our campus.

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My First Year: A Look at DigiPen Students’ Transition into College

  • June 16, 2021
  • 3:00 - 4:00 P.M. PDT

As the fall semester approaches, it’s the perfect time to get a better understanding of what it’s like to transition to your first year of college. To hear from a panel of a current students and alumni about their own first-year experiences at DigiPen, join us for this upcoming Online Info Session. During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask the panel any questions you have about their DigiPen experience.

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