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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

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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.

CEUs earned: 1.5 IDCEC CEU per session
CEUs expire: May 31, 2020

Download Essential Listening for Designers



Biophillic Design: 14 Patterns for the Built Environment

Presented by: IIDA, Terrapin Bright Green, and Agati Inc., on October 9, 2019

Join Terrapin Bright Green founder Bill Browning and Agati Furniture director of design Joe Agati, Jr., Ind. IIDA for an engaging conversation on biophilic design, and ways to integrate biophilic design into the spaces you design.

CEUs earned: 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
CEUS expire: 2021
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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 January 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: 1 IDCEC CEU
CEUs expire: January 31, 2020



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Questions for CEUs


Designing for Human Behavior

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 IDCEC HSW CEU
CEUs expire: May 31, 2020

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Art 102: Art for Commercial Applications

In this workshop by Minted, you’ll learn how art can impact the mood, health, and productivity in various commercial spaces. Additionally, it will provide insider tips on curating collections for these spaces from our in-house experts, along with creative applications to help bring your ideas to life.

CEUs earned: 1 IDCEC CEU
CEUs expire: February 28, 2021



Uncharted Success: The Unintended Path to Career Fulfillment

Featuring a robust panel of commercial interior design industry professionals, this webinar is a discussion on the twists, turns, and triumphs of a career in design. Students, emerging professionals, and those pursuing second careers will benefit from honest advice and insider tips on how to navigate the many paths that a design degree can offer. Special thanks to sponsors Gunlocke and Mannington.

CEUs earned: 1 IDCEC CEU
CEUs expire: February 28, 2021



To earn CEU credit, listen to the prerecorded webinar and write a 300-400 word essay on three (3) factors discussed by the panelists that impacted you the most. Please forward your responses to Include your name and IIDA and IDCEC numbers in your response.


IIDA & ASID Joint Advocacy Webinar Series 2019

IIDA and ASID, in partnership with Agora Communications, is co-hosting six advocacy webinars in 2019 to inform and educate the interior design community on best practices for advocacy. All six are free and open to the public and will be presented live every other month starting in February 2019. 

CEUs earned: 1 IDCEC CEU per webinar
CEUs expire: March 2021

Webinar #1 - Advocacy 101: Myths vs Facts

Questions for CEU


The Chair: How Seating Impacts Project Success and User Health
Presented by: IIDA, Agati, Inc., and Galen Cranz Consulting on April 24, 2019

Join Professor Galen Cranz, author of The Chair, and Joe Agati Jr., Ind. IIDA, director of design, Agati Furniture, for an in-depth discussion on body conscious design and matching work patterns with the healthiest seating types.  

CEUs earned: 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
CEUs expire: May 31, 2021

Complete the form to download the webinar, slides, and questions for CEUs


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.