Title

Program Participation Options and Costs

Here is the breakdown of the various ways one can participate in our programs.

Program Options

FULL RESIDENTIAL EXPERIENCE

The total cost for the full residential experience in our summer program is $5,480 and includes a three-credit Ithaca College undergraduate course, housing, meals, structured recreational activities, and access to many other campus resources. A non-refundable $35 application fee is due upon application to the program (if applying to the Summer Theatre Conservatory, an additional non-refundable $20 application fee for Acceptd applies) as well as a $450 non-refundable deposit after acceptance into the program.

COMMUTER EXPERIENCE

The total cost for commuters in our summer program is $3,900 and includes a three-credit Ithaca College undergraduate course, activity fees, and one meal per day during the weekdays. A non-refundable $35 application fee is due upon application to the program (if applying to the Summer Theatre Conservatory, an additional non-refundable $20 application fee for Acceptd applies) as well as a $450 non-refundable deposit after acceptance into the program.

OPTIONS FOR ITHACA COLLEGE EMPLOYEES

The dependents of Ithaca College employees are very welcome to our program and can apply for tuition remission to offset some of the costs of program participation. Your dependent may choose between being a commuter or living on campus. Please contact the Office of Extended Studies at oes@ithaca.edu for program pricing if using tuition remission.

Billing and Payment

Date Amount Due Submission Portal
Upon Application

$35, non-refundable (all programs)

$20, non-refundable (Accetpd - Theatre)

Pay my $35 application fee

If applying to the Summer Theatre Conservatory, $20 is due to Acceptd

Within 14 days of acceptance $450, non-refundable CampMinder Account (Once logged in, click on Financial Management and then on Make Payment.)
June 1 Remaining balance CampMinder Account (Once logged in, click on Financial Management and then on Make Payment.

Payment in full reserves a seat in your course preference. Seat availability cannot be guaranteed until full payment is made.

Scholars supported by foundation partners (Minds Matter, Summer Search, Achievement First, etc.) are considered paid in full once program sponsorship is confirmed and you have confirmed your attendance with your sponsor.

Refund Policy

The $35 application fee is non-refundable. If applying to the Summer Theatre Conservatory, an additional non-refundable application fee of $20 for Acceptd applies and is non-refundable.

The $450 enrollment deposit is non-refundable.

Full refunds of paid program fees due to withdrawal from the program by June 1 will be provided, minus the enrollment deposit of $450. Partial refunds of program fees after June 1 may be considered on a case-by-case basis. All refund requests should be made in writing to the Office of Extended Studies and can be sent to summercollege@ithaca.edu.

No refunds are given once the programs begin or to participants who miss portions, fail to comply with COVID-19 policies, or who are dismissed from a program.

Ithaca College Scholarships - Due by April 1

Ithaca College provides a limited number of need-based, partial-tuition scholarships. If you believe you will be eligible for financial aid when you apply to college, you are encouraged to apply for financial aid for the summer college program. The maximum award is 50% of the program fee. Financial Aid requests can be made via the Financial Aid form in your Campminder account (in the Forms and Documents section).

All financial aid applications are due by April 1.

Foundation and College-Prep Scholarship Partners

We welcome partnerships with foundations, non-profit service organizations, and college-prep organizations seeking to fully support or offset costs for students to attend our summer pre-college residential programs. For more information on partnering, please contact the Office of Extended Studies at oes@ithaca.edu. A financial aid application is not required from students receiving scholarships via foundations, non-profit service organizations, or college-prep partners.