General Student Information
Many graduate courses are offered during the summer sessions. M.B.A. courses are offered during the first summer session. Study in music education, required for permanent teacher certification, can be completed in three or four summers. See the annual summer sessions catalog for course listings, registration procedures, fees, academic regulations, and housing, dining, and campus facilities available during the summer. The catalog can be obtained through the Division of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions (CESS). For the summer sessions calendar, visit the CESS website.
Limited campus housing is available to graduate students on a space-available basis. Ithaca College does not provide married or family student housing. Apartments and family style housing are available in Ithaca and the surrounding communities. Although Ithaca College does not arrange for or inspect off-campus housing, the residential life office provides a listing of available rooms, apartments, and houses. Inquiries regarding accommodations should be addressed to the coordinator of housing services, Office of Residential Life, 2001 East Tower, Ithaca, New York 14850 or call 607-274-3141.
The Ithaca College counseling center offers short-term individual, group, and couples counseling, as well as referral to mental health resources in the community, at no charge to enrolled students. Counselors are also on call after hours to respond to psychological emergencies. Confidentiality is maintained in a manner consistent with New York State law and the ethical principles of the American Psychological Association.
Counseling can help individuals address personal concerns, clarify values and feelings, make more effective decisions, and deal with a range of psychological difficulties such as depression and anxiety.
The counseling center staff includes licensed psychologists, social workers, and other counselors. To obtain more information or to schedule an appointment, call 607-274-3136.
Office of Career Services
Graduate students on the threshold of the job market or additional schooling can gain valuable assistance from the professional counselors and trained student staff in the Office of Career Services. The office helps students identify interests and abilities, explore career opportunities, and develop résumé-writing and interviewing skills. Also offered are career information and exploration seminars, testing services, videotaped mock interviews, an interactive career guidance system, and a career resource library. The office brings recruiters from major corporations and nonprofit agencies to campus and helps coordinate interviews with potential employers. For additional information, visit their website or call 607-274-3365.