Educational Program for the CDG

One of the benefits of being a member of the Local 892 is our resources and breadth of knowledge. Stay connected and sign up for our weekly newsletter on up-to-date courses.

The CDG works hard to bring valuable seminars to the membership to enhance further the skills and scope of knowledge needed to thrive in today’s industry. Technology and trade, contract basics, digital marketing, and interview and negotiating tips are just some of the many classes offered to our union membership. Guild members can find out about upcoming classes on our CDG members’ calendar. Log in

Photoshop to Leadership

Doing the do is a part of what a well-rounded costume designer does, and staying up-to-date in an industry that’s continuously shifting can be challenging. Keep up with the latest trends and techniques to take it to the next level.

From Money Management to Mental Wellness

A big part of mental wellness is to be able to manage money appropriately. Learn the latest tips and legal requirements to be a successful designer.

Forms, Charts and Lists

Universal Costume Research Library


In exchange for the gift of costume research books to the Universal Costume Research Library, all members of the Costume Designers Guild will be offered free access to the books and magazines in the library for research use within the facility. Any costs incurred such as color copies/staff research time or computer time will be billed to the production or designer at a discounted cost. This offer shall stand as long as the library is in existence.


Our business hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday
Library Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Universal Studios Costume Department
100 Universal City Plaza 8166-4
Universal City, CA 91608