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 zany and passionate 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.

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You’re Invited to UConn Bound Day!
Saturday, April 1, 2023 OR Saturday, April 15, 2023
9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., EST

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 #UConnDMD2027! 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


Meet & Greet with DMD Faculty and Students
Bishop Center, Room 006 (BISH, E7)
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Engage in personal, one-on-one conversations with faculty and students. View student work, learn more about each of the 7 unique concentrations, and experience our friendly DMD community!


Student-led Facility Tours & Interactive Activities
Tours start in Bishop Center, Room 136 (BISH, E7)
10:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

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!


Why DMD?: Presentation on the DMD Program and Careers
Bishop Center, Room 146 (BISH, E7)
10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

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. 


Tour of Jorgensen Film Studio
Meet in Bishop Center Lobby (BISH, E7)
11:45 a.m.

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. 


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

Explore the wide variety of DMD BFA Class of ‘23 Senior Projects on your own time. See: dmd.uconn.edu/bfashow


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


Can’t make our UConn Bound Days, but visiting campus? Arrange for a 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 Marcella Vertefeuille at: 860-486-6765 or digitalmedia@uconn.edu to schedule a one-on-one meeting and tour.


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:

Top Ten Reasons to Choose UConn DMD

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


You’re Invited to DMD Stamford Admitted Students Day!
Saturday, March 25, 2023
9:30 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 2023 who have already declared Digital Media and Design or have expressed an interest in studying DMD.

Registration required.  Please contact Emmanuel Sainville at emmanuel.sainville@uconn.edu or 203-251-8543 for more information.


Stamford UConn Bound Schedule:

Meet & Greet + Welcome coffee & donuts for Admitted DMD students!
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.


About DMD Stamford presentation
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Learn about everything DMD Stamford has to offer! Internships, Student Groups, Mentoring, Careers, Our Five Concentrations, your DMD Journey, and unique Stamford opportunities!


DMD Facility Tours & Interactive Activities
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. 

Check out our new facilities including our Advanced Computing “Alien” Lab, Media Suite, Media Cage, Film Studio, and Art Studio. Engage in interactive activities, meet faculty/students, and see student work.


Information session: "I am admitted, now what?"
11:30 - 11:45 a.m. 


Campus and Residential Hall Tour (optional)
12:00 - 2:00 p.m. 




Can’t make our March 25 Open House Day, but visiting campus? Arrange for a UConn Stamford Digital Media & Design VIP Tour and Meet & Greet (30 minutes), select Tuesdays at 3pm (Stamford campus tours follow at 2 or 4 p.m.).

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 Advanced Computing Lab, as well as an optional campus tour. Check Tuesdays on the calendar to register.



Learn more about DMD @ UConn Stamford


Top Ten Reasons to Choose UConn DMD


UConn Stamford's Digital Media and Design Workshop
Tuesday, February 21, 2023
4:00 PM until 6:00 PM



Diverse Perspectives in Digital Media & Design Speaker Series

Select Mondays for the rest of the semester

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