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About the Department

One peek, day or night, into the creative shop that is the U-Lab and you see it—we’re plugged into the ideas and technologies that are transforming our culture: animations, mobile applications, video games, interactive music, and more. Our students merge diverse talents across many disciplines with a shared passion for creating interactive multimedia projects that empower, entertain, and educate. Working in a culture of supportive creativity, our students develop the skills and knowledge—plus the joy in continual learning—demanded by a field that thrives on constant innovation.

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Recent News

  • February 11, 2016

    Learn from experts in audio production about recording mixing, leveling, mastering, and audio effects. Wednesday 4:00 - 6:00PMFebruary 24 - April 6, 2016 Recording Studio, AIMM 235 Free to TCNJ Students RSPV on Lion's Gate. Search Sound Thinking. (Reservations are required. Attendance is limited to 15.) Students who attend a workshop will receive a co-curricular participation badge in Lion's Gate. This...

  • January 28, 2016

    With the support of a campaign gift from Andy ’83 and Maria ’83 Polansky, senior interactive multimedia major Niveda Harishankar is designing an app that could have a life-saving impact on campus. The Andy and Maria Polansky Scholarship Endowment provides fellowship awards in recognition of TCNJ students who demonstrate exemplary leadership and a commitment to enriching...

  • January 20, 2016

    Sign up for the Global Game Jam here! What:  The Global Game Jam is a worldwide, 48-hour game creation marathon. To participate, just show up and be ready to work with others to create a game on the theme (which is revealed at the beginning of the jam). It’s a great opportunity to make something quickly,...

  • November 19, 2015

    Friday, December 4th Art and Interactive Multimedia Showcase Art • Media • Music 5 pm - 9 pm Live Music, Food, & Fun! Come celebrate student achievement with an evening of art, music, animation, games, media, technology, and design throughout the entire Art & Interactive Multimedia Building.

  • November 19, 2015

    The College of New Jersey School of Arts and Communication would like to invite you to attend the tenth event of our Fall Brown Bag series on Friday, November 20, 2015 from 12:30-1:30pm in the Mildred & Ernest E. Mayo Concert Hall. Bring your lunch and relax as we listen to a presentation entitled Who...

  • November 4, 2015

    From October 21 to December 14, the Art Gallery will present A Palette of Pixels: The Evolving Art of Video Games, a major exhibition that explores video games as a medium of artistic expression and communication. Curated by Chris Ault, Associate Professor of Interactive Multimedia, the exhibition features concept art, sketches, and sculptures from video...

Purposeful Learning

Be a creative force for community change, while learning to design, develop, and deliver original projects for local clients. Working in teams, students use emerging technologies to address real needs in the community. It’s a career-building experience—and an eye-opening introduction to this rapidly changing field.



Amazing Internships

Dreamworks, NFL Films, Amazon. Canon, MTV Networks, Ashoka. Students with the skill and motivation land great first gigs, with the strong support of faculty mentors. We do mock interviews, review résumés, and monitor job listings. We write a recommendation or make a phone call. We’re here to help.

Fulfilling Careers

Success! Our graduates turn exceptional skills into exceptional careers at Nickelodeon, the Philadelphia Eagles, Target, MakerBot, Johnson & Johnson, and more. Graduate schools snap up our students, too: New York University, School of Visual Arts, and Savannah College of Art and Design, to name a few.