Summer Programs

Pre-College Summer Programs

Students in the Pre-College Program get a feel for what it’s like to take college courses at DigiPen while also learning what it takes to be successful in the game industry. This four-week online program features morning classes dedicated to learning core concepts from faculty-level instructors, and afternoons spent in the game project lab.

Pre-College Game Design
Pre-College Art & Animation for Games
Pre-College Game Programming
Pre-College Music & Sound Design for Games

Summer 2023 Pre-College Program Dates

July 3 through July 28
NOTE: There will be no classes on Monday, July 4th in observance of July 4th.

Registration for Pre-College Programs is Open

WANIC Summer Programs

Collegiate-level academic programs for high school students. This is a great opportunity for high school juniors and seniors to take classes in computer science, art and animation, or music and sound design.

DigiPen Art & Animation
DigiPen Data Analytics & Visualization
DigiPen Game Design
DigiPen Music & Sound Design
DigiPen Video Game Programming

Summer 2023 WANIC Session Dates

June 27th – July 14th
NOTE: There will be no classes on Monday, July 4th in observance of July 4th.

For more information and to Register for the required info session visit the WANIC page.

Registration Open on “Open World”

Registration is now open for DigiPen’s new summer program, Open World by DigiPen. Topics for these fun summer workshops include game design, art, programming, music, robotics, and more. Visit for more information.

Visit our YouTube Channel to view our free series on "Introduction to Game Design".