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Since it’s not always possible for applicants to visit DigiPen, we offer a number of opportunities for you to learn about our school without traveling far from home. By requesting information online, we can send you email notifications for any upcoming events we’ll be attending in your area.

College Fairs and School Visits

Our representatives travel all across the country attending college fairs and visiting high schools. To see if we are traveling to a city near you, please see our traveling schedule below. Also, if you would like to have one of our representatives visit your school or classroom, just let us know and we will be happy to arrange a visit if we are going to be in your area. To request a visit to your school, please email outreach[at]digipen[dot]edu or call (425) 629-5001.

Receptions

Throughout the year, our representatives host receptions in several cities across the country. At these receptions, we provide information covering DigiPen’s history, degree programs, student life, and industry connections. We also answer any questions you have about the DigiPen admissions process. To register for one of our upcoming receptions, please email outreach[at]digipen[dot]edu or call (425) 629-5001.

Industry Events

From PAX to SIGGRAPH to the Game Developers Conference, our faculty and outreach representatives participate in a number of major industry events each year. If you’re attending an event and happen to see a DigiPen booth, please come by and say hello — we’d love to meet you!

Upcoming Industry Events

February 27, 2020
10:00 am
PAX East

PAX East

Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 1, 2020 - 6:00pm

Stop by the DigiPen booth (#32028) at PAX East for a chance to play awesome games, win great prizes, and more! We’ll be showcasing a selection of our award-winning student games, and anyone who plays two rounds will be eligible to win a free prize during our daily raffle drawings (see details below). You’ll also have a chance to connect with our Admissions Outreach staff who can directly answer your questions about our degree programs, campus life, and other DigiPen-related topics.

Follow our official Twitter account for prize drawing details: @DigiPenNews.

Event Details

March 12, 2020
10:00 am
Emerald City Comic Con

Emerald City Comic Con

Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 10:00am to Sunday, March 15, 2020 - 5:00pm

Stop by our booth (#1037) at the Emerald City Comic Con, where you can meet with current art faculty, students, and Admissions and Outreach staff. We’ll be holding live art demonstrations throughout the weekend and also showcase our award-winning student games and animated short films. For those interested in learning more about our campus, we’re here to chat and answer your questions throughout the event. We look forward to seeing you!

Event Details

  • Dates:
    March 12 - 14, 2020: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    March 15, 2020: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Location:
    Washington State Convention Center
    705 Pike St
    Seattle, WA 98101
March 18, 2020
10:00 am
GDC

GDC

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 10:00am to Friday, March 20, 2020 - 3:00pm

Connect with DigiPen at the largest gathering of game industry professionals in the world! Stop by the DigiPen booth (#N2817) at the Moscone Convention Center to chat with current faculty, career services, and outreach team members. Whether you’re interested in teaching, attending, or recruiting at DigiPen, we’d love to meet with you!

Event Details

  • Dates:
    March 18 - 19, 2020: 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
    March 20, 2020: 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • Location:
    Moscone Convention Center
    North, South, & West Halls
    747 Howard Street, between 3rd & 4th Streets
    San Francisco, CA 94103
  • DigiPen Representatives: Justin Chambers, Michelle Cooper, Courtney Ramsey, and Tiffany Wong

Online Information Sessions

For prospective students unable to visit in person, DigiPen hosts a series of online information sessions covering undergraduate and graduate programs. During each online info session, you’ll learn more about our degree programs and be able to ask questions about the topics that interest you most.

Upcoming Online Information Sessions

March 18, 2020
3:00 pm
Live Webcast — DigiPen Master's Degrees

Live Webcast — DigiPen Master's Degrees

Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 3:00pm

The best professionals never stop improving their skills. When you’re thinking about the next step in your career, DigiPen’s MS in Computer Science and MFA in Digital Arts degrees are two options that can get you where you want to be. For an overview of these degrees by members of the faculty, 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 master’s degree programs, so RSVP for a seat now and join us March 18 at 3:00 p.m. PDT!

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March 25, 2020
3:00 pm
Live Webcast — DigiPen in Motion: Q&A with an Animation Team

Live Webcast — DigiPen in Motion: Q&A with an Animation Team

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - 3:00pm

Every year, DigiPen student teams produce finished, animated short films showcasing the creativity, artistry, and technical skills they’ve learned both in and out of the classroom. Students often cite these projects as the most fulfilling part of the DigiPen experience, but you don’t have to take our word for it. To see some of the animations that are in the works this year, join us and a panel of current DigiPen students during 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 their films or DigiPen in general, so RSVP for a seat now and join us March 25 at 3:00 p.m. PDT!

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April 22, 2020
3:00 pm
Live Webcast — Professor Q&A

Live Webcast — Professor Q&A

Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 3:00pm

DigiPen’s faculty bring years of experience from the real-world into our classrooms. In addition to impeccable academic backgrounds, many instructors have extensive resumes that includes professional work on some amazing projects, including AAA video game titles. To hear from one such faculty member on their journey from industry to classroom, join us for this Online Information Session.

During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask the faculty member any questions you have, so RSVP for a seat now and join us April 22 at 3:00 p.m. PDT!

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May 20, 2020
3:00 pm
Live Webcast — Engineering the Future: Computer Engineering at DigiPen

Live Webcast — Engineering the Future: Computer Engineering at DigiPen

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 3:00pm

DigiPen’s Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering program gives students the theoretical and practical background to work on the new technologies, like tablets and smartphones, that are changing the world around us. Find out if this degree could be the first step in your future as an engineer by joining us for this upcoming Online Information Session.

During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask a faculty member from the computer engineering department any questions you have, so RSVP for a seat now and join us May 20 at 3:00 p.m. PDT!

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June 17, 2020
3:00 pm
Live Webcast — Your Pacific Northwest Adventure: Get to Know the Area

Live Webcast — Your Pacific Northwest Adventure: Get to Know the Area

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 - 3:00pm

Our Redmond campus is located in one of the country’s hottest tech hubs, giving DigiPen prime access to employers looking for creative, skilled graduates. In addition to being the home of many game companies and tech giants, the Greater Seattle Area is also an amazing place to live and learn. To find out more about the area surrounding DigiPen, from job prospects to culture and student life, join us for this upcoming Online Information Session.

During the stream, you’ll be able to use our live chat platform to ask us any questions you have about life in Redmond or DigiPen in general, so RSVP for a seat now and join us June 17 at 3:00 p.m. PDT!

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Take a Virtual Tour

Check out some highlights of the Redmond campus with our short video tour.