Admissions Events Fall 2022

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. Register in order to receive Zoom link to join the session.

Date & Time

Admissions Event

FRI, OCT 7
9 – 10 AM PDT

Information Session

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

WED, OCT 12
5 – 6 PM PDT

Information Session

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

FRI, OCT 14
8.30 – 9.30 AM PDT

Admissions Q&A: Preparing your application 

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

WED, OCT 19
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 inspires them in the program and at UC Berkeley. The students will speak to their experiences navigating UC Berkeley as first gen and/or BIPOC students.

FRI, OCT 21
9 – 10 AM PDT

Information Session: Berkeley MDes + Careers

Join Stephanie Bianco, Jacobs Career Director, and learn more about the dynamic professional opportunities and career pathways the MDes students pursue.

WED, OCT 26
5 – 6 PM PDT

Admissions Q&A

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

FRI, OCT 28
9 – 10 AM PDT

Information Session: Student Perspectives

Meet current students in the Berkeley MDes program, who will share their perspectives and answer questions about the student experience.

Note: “Meet MDes Faculty” info session has been rescheduled to December 2.

WED, NOV 2
5 – 6 PM PDT

Information Session: MDes Studio & Jacobs Hall Maker Space

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

FRI, NOV 4
8.30 – 9.30 AM PDT

Admissions Q&A: Preparing your application

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

WED, NOV 9
5 – 6 PM PST

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 inspires them in the program and at UC Berkeley.

WED, NOV 16
5 – 6 PM PST

Admissions Q&A: Preparing your application 

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

FRI, NOV 18
9 – 10 AM PST

Information Session: Berkeley MDes + Careers

Join Stephanie Bianco, Jacobs Career Director, and learn more about the dynamic professional opportunities and career pathways the MDes students pursue.

FRI, DEC 2
9 – 10 AM PST

Information Session: Meet the MDes Faculty


Engage with MDes Faculty and learn more about their teaching and research at this virtual information session. MDes Faculty Director Eric Paulos will host this session and conversation with Luisa Caldas, Professor of Architecture, and Purin Phanichphant, MDes Instructor. Please note: this will be our last information session with Dr. Paulos before applications are due January 4, 2023!

Register here

FRI, DEC 9
4:00 – 5:00 PM PST

MDes Student Work @ Jacobs Winter Design Showcase

Join us on-campus and in-person during the MDes Open Reception @ Jacobs Winter Design 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.  RSVP required.

TUES, DEC 20
5 – 6 PM PST

Admissions Q&A: Preparing your application

Answer any last-minute questions about the application process with Gwynne Keathley, Executive Director, in this group session.

Register here

THURS, DEC 29
9 – 10 AM PST

Admissions Q&A: Submitting your application

Answer any last-minute questions about your application submission with 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.