Ithaca College has entered into an agreement with Cornell University which reserves five spaces each semester in the Cornell in Washington (CIW) Program for qualified Ithaca College students. Ithaca students pay Ithaca tuition and Cornell housing for a full fall or spring semester in Washington, DC.

The Cornell in Washington Program offers students an 8-credit research course; a 4-credit classroom course; and a three-day internship experience.  Students may take an additional 4-credit course if their schedule permits. Students who need credit for the internship experience must register for internship credit through Ithaca College and must complete all appropriate IC internship applications as required by their major since Cornell does not confer credit for internships.

Students are encouraged to visit the Cornell in Washington website and meet with their academic advisor to ensure that the Cornell program will accommodate their academic needs.

An official transcript will be required by Cornell University for those students whose applications are forwarded to Cornell. All applicants should have at least a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, junior or senior status, and be in good judicial standing.

All students interested in the Cornell in Washington Program should schedule an appointment with Dr. Saunders and submit their application materials, including judicial conduct report, to Dr. Saunders before: Date TBD.

Information Session for Spring 2017 Program

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time: 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Location: Job 312

David Pelletier, of the Cornell in Washington Program, will be there to answer questions and to talk about the program.  In the meantime, interested students may schedule a meeting with Assistant Provost Saunders in Job 200. 

Application Deadline

Applying for the Washington Program is a two-step process.  Students must complete the application process for both Ithaca College (due 10/17/16) and for Cornell University (due 10/20/16).

Internship Meeting for Accepted Students

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Location: TBD