Academic Policies

General Information

About Ithaca College

Co-educational and non-sectarian, Ithaca is a nationally recognized comprehensive college. In the center of the Finger Lakes region of New York State, Ithaca College's campus is 45 miles north of Binghamton and 60 miles south of Syracuse.

Founded in 1892 as the Ithaca Conservatory of Music, the College was located in downtown Ithaca until the 1960s, when the present campus was built on South Hill overlooking Cayuga Lake.

Important Declarations

Discrimination
It is the policy of Ithaca College that discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, marital status, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or military status will not exist in any activity, area, or operation of the College.

Photographs
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.

General Information

College Liability
Ithaca College will neither insure nor assume responsibility for the personal property of a summer sessions participant. It is the responsibility of each participant to provide insurance protection against the loss of personal property brought on campus.

Conduct
All summer sessions participants are required to abide by Ithaca College policies and procedures.

View the Student Conduct Code

Identification Card
Students need an Ithaca College identification card to obtain a summer parking permit, check out books from the library, set up a computer account to use a computer lab, pick up mail at the post office, and use the Fitness Center and the outdoor swimming pool. Matriculated and extramural students who already have an Ithaca College ID card and have registered for the May session or for both of the five-week summer sessions may continue to use their ID, but only during the session(s) for which they have registered. There is a replacement fee for lost or stolen ID cards.

Services for Students with Disabilities
Ithaca College seeks to ensure that all qualified students with disabilities are able to participate fully in its programs and activities. If you have a documented disability or feel you may have an undiagnosed learning problem, please feel free to contact the Office of Academic Support Services for Students with Disabilities at 607-274-1257 (voice), 607-274-7319 (TDD), or acssd@ithaca.edu.