Student Organizations

Student Organizations

A great investment of time and energy

The Student Activities Office coordinates involvement with a variety of nationally-recognized clubs, providing a comfortable atmosphere for networking with other students while making important connections in the professional world. Clubs meet regularly on campus.

Alumni Association

The FIDM Alumni Association keeps FIDM Grads connected and provides up-to-the-minute alumni news and information.  Currently there are 25 FIDM alumni chapters in the United States, Europe, and Asia with 70,000 alumni members. 

The Alumni Relations Office communicates about industry related workshops and seminars, monthly alumni chapter events, and news through LiveWire, a monthly eNewsletter.  Alumni social media groups, Facebook, and LinkedIn support members by enhancing the exchange of ideas and networking across industries and around the world.

Membership in the FIDM Alumni Association is free upon graduation. Contact the Alumni Relations office at the FIDM Los Angeles campus for more information.

American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) Student Chapter

ASID is the largest multi-disciplinary professional organization for Interior Designers in the United States and Canada. Through education, knowledge sharing, advocacy, community building, and outreach, the Society strives to advance the interior design profession and, in the process, to demonstrate and celebrate the power of design to positively change people’s lives. Student members prepare for their career by joining the ASID network. In addition to ASID, professional design organizations for areas of specialization include International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH), Retail Design Institute (RDI), and Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) offer educational and scholarship opportunities for student participation.

In addition to ASID, professional design organizations for areas of specialization include International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Network of Executive Women in Hospitality (NEWH), Retail Design Institute (RDI), and Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA) offer educational and scholarship opportunities for student participation.

The Industry Club

The Industry Club offers opportunities for students of all majors to network with peers, hear industry speakers, and participate in field trips and round table discussions about hot topics of interest in the apparel industry.

FIDM MODE

FIDM MODE™ is a publication written, photographed, and designed by students interested in promoting awareness in the fashion and design industries, student life, and current events. Students from all majors and campuses may participate.

Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society

The mission of the honor society is to recognize and encourage the academic achievement of two-year college students and provide opportunities for individual growth and development through participation in honors, leadership, service, and fellowship programming. Currently enrolled students who have completed 12 units with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 are eligible to apply for membership. Interested students should attend a scheduled meeting. All meetings are advertised in the Student Newsletter and on Instagram @FIDMStudent Activities. Formal induction is offered bi-annually.

Set Decorators Society of America (SDSA)

The Set Decorators Society of America is the only national nonprofit professional organization dedicated to the support of the past, present, and future of set decorators in motion pictures, television, commercials, and music videos. Students at the Los Angeles campus may join the SDSA Student Chapter as a non-voting member. Studentsare mentored by professionals, attend discussions by set decorator/industry partners, tour film/TV sets, prop houses, and participate in networking opportunities.

Student Council

The Student Council promotes student rights and provides effective representation of student interests and concerns. The Student Council also strives to keep students informed of available resources and services, and promotes the development of student leadership, service, and school spirit. All current students are eligible to join. All meetings are advertised in the Student Newsletter.  

Student Veterans of America

The FIDM Student Veterans of America Chapter provides military veterans, dependents of veterans, and supporters with the resources, support, and advocacy needed to succeed in higher education and following graduation. The SVA helps students use their veteran benefits to achieve their academic goals and find meaningful employment, as well as involvement in community service.

Please note: Not all student organizations are offered at each campus, every quarter.



Please Note: Not all student organizations are offered at each campus, each quarter.