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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

  • 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...

  • November 4, 2015

        When: Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 4-5PM Where: 2000 Pennington Road, Ewing NJ 08628 Art Venue: Sarnoff Collection Museum Note: This event is Free & Open to the Public The College of New Jersey is pleased to present the continuation of the Sarnoff Innovation Series with a special lecture on Wednesday, November 4, at 4:00PM by Dr. Arthur Molella, Director...

  • August 20, 2015

    Perry is an IMM and Communications major, screenwriter, and veteran who is now working with Google to produce a short film that he wrote.

  • July 16, 2015

    The five-minute film “Paramnesia” was nominated for Best Special Effects, Best Actor, Best Production Design, Best Drama, and Best Picture.

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.