Cotton Incorporated’s COTTON UNIVERSITY™ program is the leading textile resource for you as industry professionals, students, and faculty. We’ve created valuable tools and resources to help you achieve your goals for yourself and your company. With both the Business Center and Learning Center, COTTON UNIVERSITY™ has everything you need to help you grow your cotton business.
The COTTON UNIVERSITY™ Business Center is your primary access point for resources to enhance your cotton business. The Business Center provides you with information on innovative technologies; facts on cotton sustainability, including the Cotton LEADS™ program; the latest trend forecast, including colors, fabrications, and silhouettes; and support for your marketing needs. We’re constantly adding new material to the Business Center, so visit often to stay up-to-date on the latest developments!
The COTTON UNIVERSITY™ Learning Center offers 14 colleges with courses on a variety of subjects such as knitting, weaving, dyeing, and printing. From dirt to shirt and everything in between, these self-paced courses and educational videos allow you to learn on your own schedule. Are you trying to stay connected to the industry and Cotton Incorporated? Join the conversation! COTTON UNIVERSITY™ allows you to ask questions, post comments, and connect with us and other users. In addition to online textile resources and connection opportunities, Cotton Incorporated conducts technical education workshops, ranging in topics from printing techniques to knit design, helping retailers and brands better meet consumer expectations.
COTTON UNIVERSITY™ is brought to you by Cotton Incorporated and the Importer Support Program of the Cotton Board, with the mission of increasing the demand for and profitability of cotton through research and promotion.
Cotton Incorporated, funded by U.S. growers of upland cotton and importers of cotton and cotton textile products, is the research and marketing company representing upland cotton. The Program is designed and operated to improve the demand for and profitability of cotton.
Importer Support Program
The Importer Support Program is funded by the Cotton Board and conducted by Cotton Incorporated to benefit U.S. importers of cotton and cotton products through various programs such as COTTON UNIVERSITY™ and technical education workshops.