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

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

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 3:00pm

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, so RSVP for a seat now and join us June 16 at 3:00 p.m. PDT!

RSVP Today

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 - 3:00pm
 
 
 
 
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Summer 2021 OASOH: Welcome to DigiPen!

Summer 2021 OASOH: Welcome to DigiPen!

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

This year, you will have the opportunity to attend the OASOH main event as well as a series of supplemental sessions throughout the week; whether you’re interested in housing, getting to know the area, or a Q&A Panel with DigiPen info wizards, we’ve got you covered!

This session includes:

  • Welcome Talk with DigiPen Founder and President Claude Comair 
  • Presentations by Student Life, Admissions, and Financial Aid 

Optional Activity: Accepted Students Trivia

(5:00 — 5:30 p.m. PDT)

Be sure to stick around after the main event to socialize with your peers and DigiPen staff! After a brief intermission, we’ll host a series of video game trivia running while you’re welcome to chat with other incoming Dragons. Don’t forget to keep an eye on the 2021 Cohort Discord server; there will be a few optional activities throughout the week that you won’t want to miss.

Online via Zoom

Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 3:00pm
 
Summer 2021 OASOH: Degree Program Breakout Sessions

Summer 2021 OASOH: Degree Program Breakout Sessions

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm

These Degree Program Breakout Sessions are designed to help you get connected with your degree program faculty and peers – both current students and incoming Dragons just like you! This is a great session to bring any questions you may have about what to expect as a student in your specific degree program.

Each session includes:

  • Q&A with your program faculty
  • Student Panel

Online via Zoom

Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 3:00pm
 
Summer 2021 OASOH: DigiPen Housing

Summer 2021 OASOH: DigiPen Housing

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

So what exactly does a DigiPen housing unit look like? How are roommates selected? What do the facilities look like? If you have ever had questions like these, look no further! Join us for a session tailored towards answering your questions in real-time with our staff and students.

This session includes:

  • Presentation by DigiPen Housing Staff
  • Student Panel with DigiPen Resident Assistants 

Online via Zoom

Thursday, June 24, 2021 - 3:00pm
 
Summer 2021 OASOH: Get to Know the Seattle Area

Summer 2021 OASOH: Get to Know the Seattle Area

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm

Rejoice, DigiPen is located in a bastion of technological achievement! Within 20 miles of our campus, there are hundreds of companies that cater to software development, game development, interactive media, and more. Join us to learn about the area where you’ll be studying and what it can offer you outside of the classroom!

This session includes:

  • Overview of the Seattle-Redmond Area 
  • Student Panel

Online via Zoom

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 3:00pm
 
Summer 2021 OASOH: International Students Welcome

Summer 2021 OASOH: International Students Welcome

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us as we explore valuable information for our international student community. We’ll review a catered presentation to guide you along your next steps; there will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions in real-time as we’ll be joined by Admissions staff. We hope to see you there!

This session includes:

  • International student presentation by Admissions Staff
  • A Q&A session

Online via Zoom

Friday, June 25, 2021 - 7:00pm
 
Special Guest Speaker: Brittany Shively, Netflix Animation

Special Guest Speaker: Brittany Shively, Netflix Animation

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
Headshot of Brittany Shively.
Brittany Shively

Brittany Shively is an artist working in the animated film and game industry, currently as a lead CG generalist at Netflix Animation. With credits on The Mitchells vs. The Machines, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and the upcoming Vivo and My Dad The Bounty Hunter, her passion is working alongside the most talented artists in the world to create environments that tell compelling stories, allowing people of all ages and backgrounds to feel like they can dive in and explore an imaginative new world.

Shively will talk about her experience studying animation, her path to her current role, and the creative process of the animation pipeline. She'll also discuss her work at Sony Pictures Animation on this year's The Mitchells vs. The Machines, as well as Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which won Best Animated Feature at the Academy Awards in 2019. Following her talk, attendees will be able to use our live chat platform to participate in a Q&A session.

RSVP Now

  • Date: Saturday, June 26, 2021
  • Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PDT

DigiPen is committed to providing equal access to its programs and events. To request disability accommodations for an event, contact the event coordinator in advance at outreach@digipen.edu or (425) 629-5001.

Saturday, June 26, 2021 - 11:00am
 
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