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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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Purposeful Learning

Be a creative force for community change, developing and delivering original projects for local clients.


Amazing Internships

Dreamworks, Amazon, NFL Films: The right skills and close faculty advising lead to impressive internships.


Fulfilling Careers

Grads score spots at cool companies (TIME, MakerBot, Nickelodeon) and great grad schools (NYU, SVA, SCAD).

Recent News

  • January 30, 2018

    This Friday, February 2nd at 12:30 join us for a Brown Bag in Mayo Concert Hall featuring speaker Michael Kawas. As the global games industry grows larger and more complex by the year, new employment opportunities are opening up in all areas from pure entertainment to educational to medical simulations and more.  As part of this talk,...

  • January 17, 2018

    TCNJ will be participating in the 2018 Global Game Jam on Friday, January 26 – Sunday, January 28 in the Art and Interactive Multimedia building. IMM Professor Josh Fishburn is organizing the TCNJ Jam Site, but participation is open to anyone 18 and older, at any skill level. All you need is an interest in...

  • April 27, 2017

    Come meet the creative students and experience the electrifying ideas that spark the Department of Interactive Multimedia at The College of New Jersey at our annual Senior Thesis Showcase on Friday, April 28th, starting at 5:00 PM. The students presenting in this showcase make up one of the largest graduating classes in IMM’s history! Our projects...

  • April 7, 2017

    The First Place prize of $30,000 was awarded to, Patrick Monaghan (an Interactive Multimedia senior), Carolina Gamarra (a Marketing junior), and Tyler Gambardella (a Finance senior) of team Handl.

  • March 27, 2017

    On March 24th, the IMM department hosted an NJ Makers Day event. At the event, participants made laser engraved keychains, 3D selfies, and more! "The ultimate goal of NJ Makers Day is to enhance community engagement and facilitate connections among New Jersey residents by exploring new and interesting opportunities for community-wide education, entrepreneurship and hands-on learning...

  • January 30, 2017

    The Trenton Makes Music project run by Kim Pearson and Teresa Marrin Nakra is featured in the Winter edition of the TCNJ magazine. The story focuses on Trenton's own R&B artist Sarah Dash and the history of the project. In October, the project was featured in the local news. Read the magazine article here.