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Distance Learning CEUs


The current compliance period runs from Jan. 1, 2018 to Dec. 31, 2019. If you became an IIDA Professional or Associate Member prior to Jan. 1, 2018, this reporting period applies to you.

IIDA accepts all Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC) approved courses. AIA/CES and USG/GBCI approved courses may be self-reported and will count towards the IIDA compliance requirement.

Learn more about receiving credit. 

Earn CEUs with IIDA

IIDA offers the opportunity to earn CEUs through events, webinars, and publications. You can also get CEUs through programs and events hosted by your local IIDA Chapter. Use the interactive IIDA Chapter listing to find a chapter near you. 



Industry Roundtable 21 - Business of Design

The annual IIDA Industry Roundtable brings together a select group of design professionals for a facilitated discussion about the issues facing all partners in the interior design industry. This year's agenda was particularly ambitious: to contemplate the business of design via the filters of pressure, place, performance, profit, strategy, and innovation.

CEUs earned: 1 IDCEC CEU
CEUs expire: May 31, 2020

Download the Industry Roundtable 21 Report

Questions for obtaining CEUs



Essential Listening for Designers

Your curated guide to the impact of culture on design. This collection of podcasts highlights how the workplace, hospitality, educational, and healthcare spaces are constantly reinterpreted and redefined both by time and by people.

Download Essential Listening for Designers



Evolution of Library Interiors: How Design Supports the Expanding Role of Libraries
Presented by: IIDA and the Library Leadership and Management Association (LLAMA), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), on Jan. 30, 2018

Speakers: Jessica N. Kayongo, J.D, M.A., sociology librarian, Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana, and Mindy Sorg, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP, senior registered interior designer, OPN Architects, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

CEUs earned: 0.1 CEU
CEUs expire: Jan. 31, 2020

Recording (.mp4 via Dropbox)

Slides (.pdf via Dropbox)

Evaluation survey (Surveymonkey)

Questions for CEUs (via Dropbox)


Designing for Human Behavior
Presented by: IIDA and Agati, Inc., on May 22, 2018

Joe Agati Jr., director of design and CIO at Agati, Inc. speaks on how spaces can be designed to extend life, promote health, happiness, prevent disease, and even heal existing illnesses – for people of all ages. This is a conversation that goes beyond “Universal Design.” 

CEUs earned: 1 HSW CEU
CEUs expire: May 31, 2020

Webinar, PDF, and questions for CEUs (Please complete the form to download the files.)


Note: You may be need to open a free Dropbox account in order to view the full recordings. Contact if you encounter problems.


Get CEUs Through the Interior Design Continuing Education Council (IDCEC)

Visit IDCEC Course Search and select distance learning as your search option. Other IDCEC approved providers include Herman Miller, Interiors & Sources, AECDaily, and RedVector.


Some events provide CEUs for attendees. See the Event Calendar for a list of national, industry, and chapter events.