About the Coeur d'Alene Center
The University of Idaho Coeur d’Alene has a 118-year legacy of discovery, education and service in North Idaho. Today, the center offers certificate, bachelor's, master's and doctorate programs in Coeur d'Alene. Convenient class schedules and online degrees allow students to obtain a world-class education while maintaining the quality of life available here. Staff and faculty work alongside business, community and academic partners to promote economic development and research opportunities. The center is committed to helping all people of North Idaho, regardless of age and education, the opportunity to achieve your desired success.
History of U of I Coeur d'Alene
- 1985: The university begins an academic partnership with North Idaho College including a presence in the NIC Administrative Building.
- 1989: U of I provides funding to expand Molstead Library, add six classrooms and increase administrative space for university programs.
- 2001: The city of Coeur d’Alene and U of I enter into an agreement allowing the university to expand its North Idaho presence through a new regional base at the Harbor Center
- 2002: A gift of 28-acres from the Jacklin Land Development Company paves the way for the new U of I Research Park in Post Falls.
- 2017: U of I Engineering begins a collaborative computer science degree program with NIC and establishes a robotics lab in the downtown Coeur d’Alene Innovation Den.
- 2019: The new DeArmond joint use building opens at NIC, thanks in part to funds from U of I, to promote collaboration and local programs among U of I, NIC, Lewis-Clark State College, Idaho State University and Boise State University.