It is the policy of Ithaca College that discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, marital status, military status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status will not exist in any activity, area, or operation of the College.
Ithaca College and its representatives on occasion take photographs for the College's use in print and electronic publications. This serves as public notice of the College's intent to do so and as a release to the College of permission to use such images as it deems fit. If you should object to the use of your photograph, you have the right to withhold its release by filling out a form at the Office of the Registrar.
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information in this catalog is accurate and complete as of May 15, 2005. However, errors are possible and changes such as the addition or cancellation of courses may occur during the academic year. The College reserves the right to correct these or other errors in the catalog and to make changes in degree requirements, course offering regulations, and procedures as educational or financial considerations require. For the most up-to-date information, contact the appropriate department offices.
Services for Students with Disabilities
Ithaca College seeks to ensure that all students have access to its programs and activities. The Office of Affirmative Action oversees the College's compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The Office of Academic Support Services for Students with Disabilities assists students in accessing reasonable accommodations and in determining which accommodations are appropriate.
Reasonable accommodations may include, but are not limited to, testing modifications, note-taking support, special parking permits, assistive technology, and assistance with class registration.
For additional information, contact the Office of Academic Support Services for Students with Disabilities at 607-274-1005 (TDD: 607-274-1767), or online at www.ithaca.edu/acssd.
Equity in Athletics
Under the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act of 1994 (PL 103-382), Ithaca College is required to disclose annually certain information concerning the College's intercollegiate athletics program. This information, based on the previous reporting year, is available for inspection upon request by students, prospective students, and the public at the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity, 320 Job Hall, 607-274-3909.
Office of Public Safety
The security of all members of the campus community is of vital concern to Ithaca College. An annual security report provides information on personal safety and crime prevention strategies, the law enforcement authority of the Office of Public Safety, policies and procedures for reporting any crimes that may occur on campus, and crime statistics for the most recent three-year calendar period. The College will provide upon request all campus crime statistics as reported to the United States Department of Education, www.ed.gov/admins/lead/safety/campus.html. Further information related to the campus crime statistics may be obtained by contacting Robert Holt, director of public safety, at 607-274-3353 or the Office of Student Affairs and Campus Life at 607-274-3374.
About This Catalog
The requirements specified in this catalog apply to students who commence their studies at Ithaca College during the 2005-2006 academic year and who remain in continuous enrollment at the institution until they graduate. If requirements are changed, students may elect to comply with the new requirements or to remain under the requirements by which they are governed at the time of the change. The choice must be declared at the time of the student's graduation review with the registrar's office.
Students who change their major are bound by the regulations for their new major that are in effect the semester they officially begin studies in that program.
Students who withdraw and are subsequently readmitted are bound by program and degree requirements in force during the academic year in which they are readmitted. See the statement on return after suspension under "Academic Standards."
ITHACA COLLEGE (ISSN 1088-7873)
ITHACA COLLEGE (ISSN 1088-7873) is published four times a year, in January, February, March, and June by Ithaca College, 953 Danby Road, Ithaca, NY 14850. Periodicals postage paid at Ithaca, New York. Postmaster: Send form 3579 to Office of the Provost, Ithaca College, 350 Job Hall, Ithaca, NY 14850-7012.
Each new student enrolled at Ithaca College will receive one copy of the Ithaca College Undergraduate Catalog 2005-2006 without charge. Copies are on reserve in the Ithaca College library; the catalog is also online at www.ithaca.edu/catalogs.
A. Ozolins, Office of Creative Services, 15. July, 2005