Admissions Events Fall 2021

Join us for these virtual Admissions Events and learn first-hand from MDes faculty, students and staff about the Berkeley MDes – its curriculum, life in the program, and our creative community.

Date & Time

Admissions Event

FRI, SEPT 24
9 – 10 AM PDT

Information Session

Meet Eric Paulos, MDes Faculty Director, and Kyle Steinfeld, MDes Associate Director, and learn more about life in the Berkeley MDes program! 

WED, SEPT 29
5 – 6 PM PDT

Information Session

Meet Kyle Steinfeld, MDes Faculty Associate Director, and learn more about life the Berkeley MDes program! 

FRI, OCT 8
8 – 9 AM PDT

Admissions Online Coffee Chat

Chat online with the MDes Executive Director, Gwynne Keathley, and learn more about the Berkeley MDes and applying to the program.

FRI, OCT 15
9 – 10 AM PDT

Information Session & Student Panel

Meet MDes students and learn about their dynamic experience in the Berkeley MDes. Join this virtual session to hear first-hand what they are excited about in the program and at UC Berkeley.

WED, OCT 20
5 – 6 PM PDT

Information Session & Student Panel @ Berkeley Graduate Diversity Fair

Meet MDes students and learn about their dynamic experience in the Berkeley MDes. Join this virtual session to hear first-hand what they are excited about in the program and at UC Berkeley.

THURS, OCT 28
5 – 6 PM PDT

Information Session: MDes Studio & Jacobs Hall Maker Space

Join this virtual session and learn about the MDes Studio, the makerspace and facilities available in Jacobs Hall for MDes students to make, collaborate and pursue their projects and personal research.

FRI, NOV 5
8 – 9 AM PDT

Admissions Tips with Q&A

Discover our best tips and insights into the application process and have your questions answered by the MDes Executive Director, Gwynne Keathley, in this virtual group session.

WED, NOV 10
5 – 6 PM PST

Information Session: Berkeley MDes + Innovation Ecosystem

Learn more about the ways current students leverage the resources at UC Berkeley to enrich their experiences and launch their professional opportunities in the Bay Area during this visual session.

THUR, NOV 18
9 – 10 AM PST

Information Session & MDes Faculty Panel

Meet faculty who teach in the MDes and learn about their cutting-edge research and engagement with students during this virtual session.

  • Luisa Caldas, Professor of Architecture & Director of the Virtual and Augmented Reality Laboratory
  • Vivek Rao, Professional Faculty, Innovation & Design, Haas School of Business; Core Faculty, MDes
  • Kimiko Ryokai, Associate Professor, School of Information
  • Clancy Wilmott, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography
FRI, DEC 3
9 – 10 AM PST

Admissions Tips with Q&A

Discover our best tips and insights into the application process and have your questions answered by Gwynne Keathley, MDes Executive Director, in this group session.

Register here

FRI, DEC 10
4:00 – 5:30 PM PST

Highlights of Student Work @ Jacobs Winter Showcase

Join us on-campus and in-person during the MDes Open Reception @ Jacobs Winter Showcase to see MDes student work from the semester. This is an ideal time to talk to students and learn first hand about their work – what they make and the questions they explore – in their MDes courses. 

WED, DEC 15
5 – 6 PM PST

Information Session with MDes Faculty Leadership

Engage with Eric Paulos, MDes Faculty Director, and learn more about the MDes program during this virtual information session. This will be our last information session with Eric before applications are due January 3, 2022! 

Register here

FRI, DEC 17
9 – 10 AM PST

Admissions Tips with Q&A

Discover our best tips and insights into the application process and have your questions answered by Gwynne Keathley, Executive Director, in this group session.

Register here

 

Accessibility

If you require an accommodation for effective communication (ASL interpreting, CART captioning, alternative media formats, etc.) or information about mobility access in order to fully participate in any MDes event, please contact Gwynne Keathley <gkeathley@berkeley.edu> with as much advance notice as possible and at least 7–10 days in advance of the event.