UConn Bound

UConn Bound

Congrats, you are #UConnBound!

Congratulations, you did it!! Welcome to your new home and family, UConn’s Department of Digital Media & Design! You’re invited to our special event for admitted students for either our Storrs or Stamford campus! Be sure to register for the campus to which you were admitted!

  • Join over 375 passionate (and sometimes zany!) students who want to create, design, and strategize with you!
  • Collaborate with 15+ partner corporations and organizations each semester.
  • Experience great internships and unique opportunities.
  • Gain the skills that will help you to land that dream job after graduation!


Faculty waving from Zoom!

Computer Requirements: DMD majors must purchase a laptop and Adobe software. As this is required for the major, FAFSA packages can be used for the purchase. Please see our DMD Computer Requirements guidelines, which also includes a First Year Recommended Accessory Kit and Gear Recommendations for Film/Video Production majors.

Join us for the great events planned below! And check out some of the other cool events planned by UConn Admissions here.

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.

Find more exciting information for Admitted Students HERE!


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You’re Invited to UConn Bound Day!
Saturday, April 6, 2024 OR Saturday, April 13, 2024
10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. @ DMD,  other events from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. across campus
Parking Info & Directions**
**Students who plan to come directly to DMD events can also park in the lot adjacent to Bishop Center, 1 Bishop Circle, Storrs, CT 06269.

This is UConn Nation.

We are planning an action-packed event for our admitted students filled with the best UConn has to offer. Faculty, students, and staff are ready to make sure UConn starts to feel a little more like home. It’s a big day because it’s a big decision.

Admitted students may register via their applicant portal beginning in early March.  Please be sure to fill out our DMD Event Registration so that we can properly welcome you!)  

Start building friendships with students in the class of #UConnDMD2028! We are excited to welcome you and show you our facilities in Bishop Center on the Storrs Campus. Come meet our extraordinary DMD students and faculty and see first-hand the amazing opportunities we have to offer! Ask questions, tour our space, meet current and future students, learn about the concentrations offered on the Storrs campus  (3D Animation, Motion Design & Animation, Digital Film/Video Production, Game Design Digital Media Business Strategies, Digital Culture, and Web/Interactive Media Design).

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

Registration for overall UConn Bound day is available through the applicant portal.


Storrs UConn Bound Schedule:  (View details about the university schedule here)

9:00 a.m Welcome Ceremony for Future Huskies
Gampel Pavilion

Then head on over to Bishop Center for the Digital Media & Design Celebration!

10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.   Meet & Greet with DMD Faculty and Students
Bishop Center, Room 006

Engage in one-on-one conversations with faculty and view student work from our seven concentrations:  3D Animation, Digital Culture, Digital Film/Video Production, Digital Media Business Strategies, Game Design, Motion Design & Animation, Web/Interactive Media Design.


10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.   Student-led Facility Tours
Tours start in Bishop Center, Room 136
Have fun exploring our state-of-the-art 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!


10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.   Why DMD?: Presentation on the DMD Program and Careers
Bishop Center, Room 146

Learn about what makes UConn Digital Media & Design so special - our exciting, transdisciplinary collaborations, cutting-edge research, internship opportunities, alumni success, careers, and much more. 


11:45 a.m.   Tour of Jorgensen Film Studio
Meet in Bishop Center Lobby 

Future film students are welcome to walk with us across campus to the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts for a special tour of our advanced film studio. 


12:00. - 3:00 p.m.   DMD BFA Senior Exhibition
Jorgensen Gallery, Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts (JORG, D4)

Explore the wide variety of DMD BFA Class of ‘24 Senior Projects on your own time. See: dmd.uconn.edu/bfashow


12:15 - 12:45 p.m.    Dean's Reception and PIZZA PARTY!
Art Building, Arts Atrium Lobby (ARTB, F7)



Can't make it to UConn Bound Day?

Want to visit another day? Arrange for a UConn Storrs School of Fine Arts/ Digital Media & Design Facilities Tour (by appointment).  
Admitted students can come to campus to tour our facilities and get your questions answered! Email SFA Admissions Coordinator, Celeste Jacobs: celeste.jacobs@uconn.edu
Click Here to Sign up for a 60-minute School of Fine Arts Walking Tour

Can't make it to campus? Schedule a UConn Storrs Digital Media & Design Virtual Meeting (by appointment).  
Admitted students can schedule a one-on-one virtual meeting with a DMD staff/faculty to get your questions answered. Email Meredith Friedman: meredith.friedman@uconn.edu to schedule.

Watch our Virtual Tour of Bishop Center, home of our DMD Storrs Program:
Explore our Motion Capture Studio, Film Production Studio, VR / Gaming Studio, Social Media Analytics Command Center, Digital Experience Lab, Cintiq Lab, and more!
Watch a day in the life of a Storrs DMD student:

Check out our Top Ten Reasons to Choose UConn DMD

Learn more about DMD @ UConn Storrs. If you have additional questions about DMD, please contact Meredith Friedman at digitalmedia@uconn.edu or call 860-486-6765.


You’re Invited to Stamford DMD UConn Bound Admitted Students Day!
Saturday, March 23, 2024
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., EST
University of Connecticut-Stamford Campus
1 University Pl
Stamford, CT 06901

Learn more about UConn Stamford's Digital Media and Design (DMD) program and the unique opportunities available for our students in Stamford. You can study motion design & animation, film/video production, web/interactive media design, or digital media business strategies! Meet current DMD students, tour facilities, view student work, and enjoy coffee, donuts, and great conversation with our talented faculty. This event is open to all students admitted to the UConn Stamford campus for fall 2024 who have already declared Digital Media and Design AND those who have expressed an interest in studying DMD.

Register here or call 203-251-8541 to register now!

Please contact Rossy Pichardo at rossy.pichardo@uconn.edu for more information.


Stamford UConn Bound Schedule:

10:00 - 10:30 am – UConn Stamford Faculty and Staff Panel 
Gen Re Auditorium, 1st Floor


10:30 - 11:00 am – “I’m admitted! Now what?” 
Gen Re Auditorium, 1st Floor


11:00 - 11:30 am – Welcome to DMD Stamford! 
Schreiber Reading Room, 2nd Floor
Meet the faculty, students, and alumni of Digital Media & Design at UConn Stamford. Learn about creative career opportunities from DMD students and alumni.  


11:30 am - 12:00 pm – Creative Challenge! 
Schreiber Reading Room, 2nd Floor 
Team up with DMD faculty and students to win a creative challenge!


12:00 - 1:00 pm – Lunch, DMD Tours, and Concentration Zones 
Schreiber Reading Room, 2nd Floor 
Eat, explore, and converse with our faculty and students. See our work, equipment, and facilities!


1:00 - 2:00 pm – Campus tours (optional) 
Tour the residence halls and other UConn Stamford classrooms and facilities. 



Can’t make our March 23 Open House Day, but visiting campus? Arrange for a UConn Stamford Digital Media & Design VIP Tour and Meet & Greet (30 minutes). Email stamfordadmissions@uconn.edu or call 203-251-8541 to book a tour.

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, media suite, and advanced computing lab, as well as an optional campus tour.



Learn more about DMD @ UConn Stamford

Diverse Perspectives in Digital Media & Design Speaker Series

Select Wednesdays for the rest of the semester

You're invited to join UConn’s Digital Media & Design department in welcoming industry professionals, artists, and media scholars from film, game, design, cultural and other sectors to discuss how issues of equity manifest in their work, creative processes, and professions, allowing us to reflect on how our own practice can support greater equity, diversity, and inclusion. Free and open to the public.


Our Concentrations

Digital Media Business Strategies

Digital Media Business Strategies

B.A. in Digital Media Design (generalist)


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.



who are industry professionals and award-winning artists



across our 7 concentrations





within a year of graduation



both Storrs & Stamford offer four-year undergraduate degrees



provide a rich educational experience in each concentration



secured each year at leading companies in Connecticut and beyond!



EACH YEAR with creative arts entities and corporate clients



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