Discover DMD

Discover DMD

Welcome to UConn Digital Media & Design (DMD)!

Faculty waving on call

Explore this page to learn more about our 7 career paths:

  • 3D Animation B.F.A.*
  • Digital Film/Video Production B.F.A.
  • Game Design B.F.A.*
  • Motion Design & Animation B.F.A.
  • Web & Interactive Media Design B.F.A.
  • Digital Culture, Learning, & Advocacy B.A.
  • Digital Media Business Strategies B.A.
  • B.A. in Digital Media & Design

* Game Design and 3D Animation are only offered at the main campus in Storrs.

UPCOMING FALL EVENTS for Digital Media & Design

IN PERSON OPPORTUNITIES:
UConn Storrs Digital Media & Design Facilities VIP Tour and Meet & Greet (by appointment).  
Prospective students can come to campus to tour our facilities and ask questions. Contact Stacy Webb at: 860-486-6765 or stacy.webb@uconn.edu to schedule a one-on-one meeting and tour.

UConn Stamford Digital Media & Design VIP Tour and Meet & Greet (30 minutes), select Tuesdays at 4pm (Stamford campus tours follow at 5pm).
Students interested in Digital Media & Design are invited to visit campus to learn more about the program and its concentrations. Visits include a tour of our unique DMD space which includes a film studio, Social Media Analytics Command Center, and a state-of-the-art Mac Lab, as well as an optional campus tour. Check Tuesdays on the calendar to register.

REGISTER FOR STAMFORD DMD TOUR

 

VIRTUAL OPPORTUNITIES:

DMD Admissions Chat with Associate Director, Matthew Worwood

Monday, Nov. 29 from 7:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

You know what you want to do, but you don’t know how to get there. UConn Digital Media & Design is offering career counseling sessions for applicants and prospective students to the DMD program. 

Sign-up for a 30-minute virtual session with DMD Associate Director, Matthew Worwood. Share honest concerns about college, questions about Digital Media and Design, and job prospects after graduation. Meetings are available first come, first served from 7:30am to 6:00pm, so register here today! (click on November 29 in the calendar to choose a half hour time slot!)

REGISTER FOR DMD ADMISSIONS CHAT

 

UConn Digital Media & Design Virtual Meet & Greet (by appointment).  

Prospective students can hop on Zoom with one of our faculty or staff and learn more about our amazing DMD program. Contact Stacy Webb at: 860-486-6765 or stacy.webb@uconn.edu to schedule a one-on-one meeting about Storrs, or Wanda Palma at: 203-251-8543 or wanda.palma@uconn.edu for Stamford.

 

Para nuestra comunidad latina/x: hablamos en español

Wanda Palma Funny“¡Bienvenidos a DMD!

Mi nombre es Wanda y soy administradora de habla hispana en el programa de Diseño y Medios Digitales en Stamford. Si usted o sus padres desean conversar sobre el programa o tienen alguna pregunta, no dude en comunicarse conmigo, podemos comunicarnos por correo electrónico o programar una llamada. Estoy aqui para ayudarles." - Wanda Palma (wanda.palma@uconn.edu

 

 

PAST EVENTS:

FALL CAMPUS VISIT DAYS - STORRS CAMPUS - Saturday, October 16 or Sunday, October 24, 10am-11:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Join us on our main campus for a Fall Campus Visit Day designed to highlight the very best that UConn has to offer. From academic sessions and admissions presentations, to student panels and more, discover what makes UConn one of the nation’s top 25 public universities. Visit Bishop Center to meet DMD faculty and students and tour facilities. 

Visit Day Agenda:
Meet & Greet with DMD Faculty and Students
Bishop Center - Room 006
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Engage in personal, one-on-one conversations with faculty and current students to learn more about our innovative DMD program. DMD Concentrations include: 3D Animation, Digital Film/Video Production, Game Design, Digital Culture, Learning, & Advocacy, Digital Media Business Strategies, Motion Design & Animation, and Web/Interactive Media Design.

Student-led Facility Tours & Interactive Activities
Bishop Center, Room 136
10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Explore our newly remodeled facilities, including our Film Production Studio, Motion Capture Studio, DX Lab, Social Media Analytics Command Center, VR/Game Studio, and Cintiq Lab. Snap a photo in our Photobooth, #UConnDMD!

Bishop Center, Room 146
10:30 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.
Overview of the Digital Media & Design program and careers in digital media.
When registering, be sure to select “Digital Media and Design (BA) or (BFA)” as your “Intended Major*”  


VIRTUAL SPECIAL SESSION - Digital Media & Design at UConn Stamford - Thursday, October 7 @ 5pm. 
Join us for a live webinar to learn more about the four-year Digital Media & Design (DMD) major at UConn Stamford and discover how we prepare DMD students to become future leaders in design, communications, business, entertainment, and other related industries. To register, Click Oct. 7 on the calendar at the link below, or call 203-251-8541.

 

CHECK OUT THESE PHOTOS FROM OUR FALL VISIT DAY IN STORRS:

  • A group of prospective students and parents watching a film demonstration.

 

Be sure to check this page regularly and follow us on social media! We will be making regular updates and sharing events via these methods.

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Our Concentrations

Digital Media Business Strategies

Digital Media Business Strategies

BA in Digital Media & Design (generalist)

BA in DMD

Check out these helpful videos and links:

Take a Virtual Tour of DMD Storrs

Explore our Motion Capture Studio, Film Production Studio, VR / Gaming Studio, Social Media Analytics Command Center, Digital Experience Lab, Cintiq Lab, and more!

Watch our Virtual Open House With DMD Faculty and Students (11/21/20)

Recording of the live Zoom event where potential future Huskies learned about our seven concentrations, the application process, and the DMD student experience. After a brief presentation and introductions, we broke out into rotating sessions to meet faculty and current students in our 7 concentrations, ask questions, and view student work. This video contains a 7-minute rapid overview of the department, followed by introductions by faculty and select students. After this recording, students did an interactive poll and went into the breakout rooms to talk with DMD faculty and students.

Watch a Day in the Life of a Storrs DMD Student

How To Apply to UConn DMD

Questions about how to apply to UConn Digital Media and Design? We hope our animated guide will help you out!

About DMD

We create future leaders in design, communications, business, and entertainment. Students can study animation, gaming, web design & development, digital media business strategies, film / video production, and the digital humanities.

Under the guidance of faculty who are all experienced professionals and practitioners, students have access to state-of-the-art facilities and engage with leading-edge hardware and software to both produce and measure digital media content for both today - and tomorrow’s - brave new digital world. Our commitment to experiential learning in the classroom prepares our students to respond to real-world challenges that will distinguish them as thinkers, creators and innovators in the digital space.

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DMD BY THE NUMBERS

26

FULL-TIME FACULTY

who are industry professionals and award-winning artists

300+

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

across our 7 concentrations

12:1

STUDENT-TO-FACULTY RATIO

89%

OF ALUMNI LAND AN INDUSTRY JOB

within a year of graduation

2

CAMPUSES

both Storrs & Stamford offer four-year undergraduate degrees

80+

UNIQUE CLASSES

provide a rich educational experience in each concentrations

100+

INTERNSHIPS

secured at leading companies in Connecticut and beyond!

20+

COLLABORATIONS 

EACH YEAR with creative arts entities and corporate clients

25+

VISITING EXPERTS

on campus to present, network, workshop, and mentor students each year