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Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical Address:
Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
751 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Phone: 208-885-6546

Fax: 208-885-5751

Email: famcon@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/fcs

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Mailing Address:
322 E. Front Street, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

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Mailing Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

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Designing Clothing, Knowing Business

As the second largest employer in the world, the apparel industry offers many opportunities, from creating an original clothing line to buying for major retailers. Faculty strive to maintain consistent student access to industry standard equipment (i.e. industrial sewing machines and dress forms). The program adopted a “one student to one piece of equipment” allocation to ensure all students are able to follow course instruction and have continued access to equipment during open lab times. This provides students practical experience using apparel industry equipment while ensuring that students are able to complete individual work in a timely manner.

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Fast Facts

  • Study the Leila Old Historic Costume Collection, with more than 8,000 pieces
  • Assist a real-world client
  • Study abroad in fashion capitals like Paris, London or Florence
  • Learn and apply problem-based learning approaches both in coursework and in independent research projects
  • Join the FCS Club to attend the annual state conference and meet professionals

High School Design Day

Friday, Oct. 11, 2019

Experience studio life on campus and learn how our majors prepare students to shape the way we live, work and play.

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Textiles Base Camp 3

June 17-19, 2020

Come “camp out” with us for a deep dive into textiles and apparel techniques.

Check out previous camp

Design Days — Summer Workshop Series

June 24-27, 2020

Explore a wide range of art and design disciplines through hands-on projects and informal lectures.

Learn more

Contact

Margaret Ritchie School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Physical Address:
Mary Hall Niccolls Building, Rm 103
751 Campus Drive

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Dr. MS 3183
Moscow, ID 83844-3183

Phone: 208-885-6546

Fax: 208-885-5751

Email: famcon@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/cals/fcs

Directions

Mailing Address:
322 E. Front Street, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-334-2999

Fax: 208-364-4035

Email: boise@uidaho.edu

Web: uidaho.edu/boise

Directions

Mailing Address:
1031 N. Academic Way, Suite 242
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-2277

Phone: 208-667-2588

Fax: 208-664-1272

Email: cdactr@uidaho.edu

Directions