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Events Just for You!

Join us for as many accepted student programs as you like so you can see how IC "fits!" As you interact with current IC students, faculty, and staff, you'll learn what it's like to live, learn, and make a difference at Ithaca College. The more you get to know us, the more confident you'll feel about your college choice. We can't wait to welcome you to Ithaca College—where progress never stops!

Ithaca College Visit Start-up Grant

Accepted undergraduate students for fall 2022 are eligible for up to a $500 credit on their fall bill if they participate in a qualifying visit program. Learn more

IC Lask Look

Saturday, April 23 
9:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Still wondering if IC is the right college for you? Take advantage of this "last chance" to see what IC is all about! Tour campus, enjoy lunch, and ask IC students and staff all your last-minute questions before May 1—decision day!

Program Highlights

Tour campus (again!), enjoy lunch with current IC students, and get answers to your remaining questions during a student panel discussion. 

Registration is at capacity. Please consider registering for a Campus Visit instead.

IC Last Look Schedule

9:00–9:45 am

Check-in

10:00–11:15 am

Deconstructed Student Panel

11:15 am–12:30 pm

Campus Tours

12:30–1:30 pm

Lunch with Current Students

1:30 pm
Send-off

Campus Visit Opportunities

We're eager to welcome you to campus anytime—not just on the dates of our accepted student programs! Sign up for opportunities of interest on the date that works for you:

  • Information Session only (30 minutes)
  • Campus Tour (90 minutes) | Offered most weekdays and select Saturdays. 
  • Information Session and Guided Campus Tour (120 minutes) | Offered most weekdays and select Saturdays
  • School-specific tours (Communications; Music; Theatre Arts)
  • Self-Guided Tour (30-60 minutes, depending on your pace)

    View the full calendar. 

Online Accepted Student Experience

On Demand

Delve more deeply into as many topics as are of interest to you! Hear from IC faculty, staff, students, and alumni about academics, student life, housing, the city of Ithaca, career services, and much more.

To access the Online Accepted Student Experience content on demand, complete this brief form.

Full Listing of the Available On Demand Content

Living on Campus Learn how students feel at home with our residential campus housing options (guaranteed for all four years). Hear from staff, students, and alumni about the places where you’ll sleep, study, and forge a deep sense of community—and where you can find, face, and be your true self.

Understanding Your Financial Aid Package Student Financial Services staff will present a sample financial aid package to help you better understand your package and your family's contribution to your IC education. The session will include time for Q&A.

Unlocking Ithaca, NY’s Best Kept Secrets Discover the natural beauty and vibrant local scene that make Ithaca the #1 college town in the United States! You’ll learn more about the city of Ithaca and how it will enhance your college experience.

Career Services & Life after Graduation Starting your first year at IC, Career Services will help you assess your interests, land internships, and chart your path to the future. Whether you’re not sure what you want to “do” yet or you’ve always known, Career Services will energize your discovery with support and connections. Hear from Director Dave Curry, specialist John Fracchia, current student Andrew Lamendola, and alumni as they talk about where their IC education has taken them and how Career Services helped get them there.

Panel Discussion with Ithaca College’s People of Progress  Hear from a student, faculty and staff members, and alumni about their experiences of and contributions to Ithaca College, a place where “progress never stops.” 

ADDITIONAL Content & Resources

  • Welcome from LaJerne Terry Cornish, President (then Interim), Ithaca College
  • Welcome from Nicole Eversley Bradwell, Executive Director of Admission
  • Welcome and brief introductions to IC’s Schools of Business; Communications; Health Sciences and Human Performance; Humanities and Sciences; and Music as well as Exploratory & Theatre Arts programs 
  • Direct access to IC’s schools’ web content especially for accepted students
  • Videos showcasing the Ithaca College campus and select facilities and programs

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RECORDING AVAILABLE ON DEMAND

To access the recording (available as part of the Online Accepted Student Experience), please complete this brief form.

Tuesday, March 22
7:00 pm (ET)

Join us for an interactive online panel discussion with industry experts about the best practices and personal experiences proven to contribute to student success in college—and beyond!

Moderator: Traci Hughes ‘85 is a member of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees and former vice president of human resources Europe at Colgate-Palmolive. After earning her degree from IC's School of Business, she earned her MBA in finance from New York University’s Stern School of Business. As a student at IC she served in multiple leadership roles.

Panelists:

Jeff Selingo ’95 is a New York Times bestselling author, regular contributor to The Atlantic, and co-host of the podcast "FutureU." His book Who Gets In & Why: A Year Inside College Admissions was among the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books of the year in 2020. He is also a member of the Ithaca College Board of Trustees

Christine Cruzvergara is chief education strategy officer at Handshake, which partners with Ithaca College and more than a thousand other colleges and universities to increase student success and improve employment outcomes.

Elizabeth Bleicher is a scholar, strategist, and advocate for greater student engagement and empowerment in their own college experience. Professor of English and former director of Ithaca College’s distinctive Exploratory Program, she currently serves as Interim Director of Student Success and Retention at Ithaca College.

PAST ACCEPTED STUDENT PROGRAMS

See below if you're curious about past programs.

Connect Over Cocoa at Ithaca College

Monday, February 21
Thursday, February 24
4:00–6:00 p.m.

Enjoy hot chocolate, games, and a warm fire as you connect with IC students, learn about their experiences, and get to know our community.

Program Highlights

Check in starting at 3:30 pm in the Campus Center lobby. Enjoy a cocoa bar and cookies, a current student panel discussion, and games and activities. (If you would also like to tour campus, please register separately for a guided or self-guided tour.)

Experience Ithaca

Saturday, March 26
10:30 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Tour campus and learn more about academics and student life as you interact with current students, faculty, and staff.

Program Highlights

Check in anytime between 9:30 and 10:30 am; the day's last tours will depart at 4:00 pm (earlier tours will also be available). Experience academic sessions, a Student Experience Fair (talk with campus partners about opportunities and resources available to you as an IC student), student panel discussions, campus tours, and lunch. (Experience Ithaca programs were also held previously on Friday, February 25, and Friday, March 4.)

Registration for this event is at capacity. Please join us for a daily visit or alternate accepted student program. 

Experience Ithaca Schedule

9:30–10:15 am
Check in
North Foyer, Phillips Hall (Campus Center)

10:30- 10:55 am 
Welcome 
Emerson Suites, Phillips Hall (Campus Center) 

11:00 am–12:30 pm 
Academic Sessions by School/Field
Department of Theatre Arts: Depart from Emerson Suites with a representative.
Exploratory Program: Egbert Hall (Campus Center), Clark Lounge
School of Business: Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise, Room 111
School of Communications: Park Hall, Park Auditorium
School of Health Science and Human Performance: Hill Center, Room 104
School of Humanities & Sciences: Egbert Hall (Campus Center), Klingenstein Lounge
School of Music: Depart from Emerson Suites with a representative.

12:30–1:30 pm 
Lunch  
Phillips Hall (Campus Center), Emerson Suites 

1:00–2:00 pm
Student Experience Fair  
Representatives from various campus offices will be available for conversation. 
Phillips Hall (Campus Center), North Foyer, and Egbert Hall (Campus Center), Lobby

1:30-4:00 pm (final tour departs at 4:00 pm) 
Campus Tours
Depart from Egbert Hall Lobby (Campus Center)

2:00–2:45 pm
Student Life Panels
Textor Hall Rooms 101 and 102

3:00–3:45 pm

You’re More than a Student: Honoring Your Intersectionality at Ithaca College
Center for IDEAS, First Gen Center, Center for LGBT Education, Outreach & Services and Office of Religious and Spiritual Life
Egbert Hall (Campus Center), Klingenstein Lounge

Ithaca Today

Friday, April 8
Saturday, April 9
10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Experience as much of Ithaca College as you can squeeze into one day! Soak it all in: the sights, the sounds, the smells and the tastes (you'll get lunch), and the feel—firsthand—of what it could be like to be an IC student! Try IC on for size, and find your inner IC Bomber! Get all of the information you need from current students, faculty, and staff. 

Program Highlights

Check in anytime between 8:45 and 10:00 am. Experience academic sessions, a Student Experience Fair (talk with campus partners about opportunities and resources available to you as an IC student), current student small-group discussions, panel discussions for family members and supporters, financial aid sessions, campus tours, and lunch. 

To register, log in to IC Connect.

Ithaca Today Schedule

9:15–10:00 am (arrive at the time of your choosing; the program will begin at 10 a.m.)
Check-in and Light Refreshments
A&E Glazer Arena

10:00–10:30am
Welcome
Athletics & Events Center, Glazer Arena

10:45-11:30 am
Students: Group Discussions with Current IC Students
Families/Supporters: Panel Discussion

11:45 am–1:00 pm
Lunch
Athletics & Events Center, Glazer Arena

11:45 am–1:00 pm
Student Organization & Student Experience Fairs
Athletics & Events Center, Glazer Arena

1:00–2:30 pm
Academic Programs
Various locations

2:30–4:00 pm (drop in to as many as you like for as long as you like!)
Residential Life Open House | Clarke Hall, Holmes Hall
Dining Hall Open House | Campus Center Dining Hall
Campus Tours (final tours depart at 4:00 pm) 
           

3:00–3:30 pm
Student Financial Services Session
Athletics & Events Center, Glazer Arena

2:30–5:00 pm         
Cookies on the Concourse
Athletics & Events Center, Shelley's Concourse