Welcome to CADRE S.O.

CADRE S.O. (Computers in Art, Design, Research & Education Student Organization) was founded in August of 2005 at San Jose State University. It consists of a collective of students who are exploring the intersection of Art, Design, and Technology. The organization operates out of SJSU CADRE Media Lab, working as both artists and engineers.

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Our Mission

The mission of the CADRE S.O. is to provide a platform and opportunities for creative exploration, learning, and collaboration among DMA student artists and enthusiasts.


Generally, the DMA BFA portfolio submission deadline for the Fall semester is at the end of October. For Spring semester it is at the first week of April. Exact dates will be announced by DMA faculty a month before hand.

There is no fee! The student organization is free to join!

To join the student organization, attend our meetings and fill out this Google Form.

Our meetings are held at room 237 of the Art and Design building on Wednesday's 6:30pm.

Stay up to date by joining our Discord server and keep an eye out for our weekly emails sent from the DMA email listserv.