campus centers

    Louisiana State university

    Campus Contact:

    Student - Blaire Lamy
    Faculty - Marsha Cuddeback

    University of louisiana layfayette

    Campus Contact:

    Student - Shauna Martin
    Faculty - Brian Powell

    IIDA Delta Chapter Contact:

    Dorie DeLucca, Industry IIDA
    Territory Sales Manager, Coastal Tile

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    Membership Dues

    All IIDA memberships run on the calendar year, January through December.

    2018 Calendar Year Student Dues: $60

    perk for Renewing Recent Grads

    We offer a special rate exclusively to graduating IIDA Student Members to upgrade to an Associate Membership. Apply for this money-saving member benefit.


    Student Membership perks

    IIDA Student Members have access to:

    • Student Appellation, exclusive eligibility to use the Student IIDA acronym after your name demonstrates your credibility and maximizes your professional exposure.

    • Student Mentoring Program, our most popular annual event which pairs Student Members and industry professionals for one day of job shadowing and networking.

    • Campus Centers, a design-oriented group on your campus which provides opportunities to interact with other IIDA Student Members, organize events, take a leadership role, and work closely with local Chapter leaders.

    • Career Center, a valuable resource that connects job seekers directly with current Interior Design opportunities.

    • QUAD, the IIDA Student exclusive e-newsletter that shares the latest competitions, national events, and Campus Center news.

    • Perspective, online access to our award winning, thought-leadership journal published twice a year by IIDA.

    • Event Calendar, a list of Chapter, industry, local and national events, as well as available volunteer opportunities to keep you actively engaged in the profession.

    These benefits are exclusive to IIDA Student Members and give aspiring designers unique opportunities to build professional connections that extend well after graduation.

    Gain Recognition

    Distinguish yourself as a promising new designer and elevate your resume by entering IIDA competitions, which include:

    • Design Competitions, opportunities for IIDA Student Members to win visibility, cash, and design experience to boost their resume and reputation in the industry including the student exclusive Student Design Competition and Student Design Charette

    • Wilsonart Essay Competition, supported by the Wilsonart Education Fund, this annual essay competition awards the winning student a $1,000 cash prize after participating in the mentoring program.

    • Annual IIDA Student of the Year Award, one of the most prestigious IIDA awards—with a $5,000 cash prize—which recognizes a student whose insight, involvement, and leadership have significantly impacted their school’s Interior Design program.

    • Campus Center Awards, Campus Centers get recognized for their outstanding achievements in maintaining excellence in school work to enhance the Interior Design profession at the student and local level. 

    Learn more about additional IIDA Student Membership benefits.



    IIDA LSU Design Charrette

    On January 19, 2018, The LSU Interior Design Department will be participating in an all-day Design Charrette.  Students will be paired in teams of 6 and work together to solve a design problem.  After the dedicated time to solve the problem, teams will have the opportunity to present their solution to a panel of judges. Awards will be given for best overall and various other categories.  Learn more.

    2018 Mentoring Program

    IIDA will match design students with mentors – interior design professionals, manufacturer representatives, dealers, and interior design educators – for one day of job shadowing. IIDA pairs students with mentors based on location.

    After students and mentors are paired, they must coordinate the date of the visit to take place during the month of March 2018. Mentors are responsible for choosing a date.

    Important Dates

    Mentor and Student Registration Opens – Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017

    Mentor and Student Registration Closes – Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018

    Notification of Student/Mentor Pairings – Monday, Feb. 12, 2018

    Apply to the Student Mentoring Program

    Contact for more information.

    IIDA Student Design Competition

    The Student Design Competition celebrates the talent and fresh design ideas of interior design students throughout the world who are currently enrolled in an interior design program or institution.  The competition provides emerging professionals the opportunity to showcase their work and gain exposure in the Interior Design industry.

    Important Dates

    Competition Opens - November 6, 2017
    Deadline to Enter - February 5, 2018, 11:59 Central

    Learn more