We want you to use design innovation for social good. We'll help you launch a studio. We'll support your studio.

1

Build your community

Build and excite a community of passionate students, faculty, staff, and community partners to show there's energy on your campus and build a strong local support system. 

2

Strategize for long-term success

Coordinate your leadership team and set a your vision for DFA on your campus to build a sustainable organization.

3

Learn and apply the DFA human-centered design process

DFA National visits your campus to lead a process overview workshop kicking off a project for you to gain practice in performing the steps of the DFA design process. 

Be part of a dedicated group of leaders.

Ian Dwyer, Aerospace Engineering + Computational Engineering, DFA Notre Dame

“DFA is exactly the opportunity I was looking for in college: I get to work with other enthusiastic students on a project that creates real impact.”

Ian Dwyer, Aerospace Engineering + Computational Engineering, DFA Notre Dame
Sara Yang, Business Administration & International Relations, DFA USC

“Many people can benefit from it – from startup culture, UX design, social entrepreneurship, mechanical engineering – starting DFA was a unique opportunity to connect with people in all those spaces.”

Sara Yang, Business Administration & International Relations, DFA USC
Selina Tedesco, Product Design & Business Management, DFA Rensselaer

“I learned so much about human-centered design methods, and also how to manage a project and get people together – that’s what I’m doing for my job right now!”

Selina Tedesco, Product Design & Business Management, DFA Rensselaer

Ready to make an impact?

Let us know you're interested.