Eligibility and Application

Eligibility for current Ithaca College students:

1. Major OR minor in the Park School of Communications.
2. Completed 60 credits by the start of your semester in Los Angeles.

  • 30 of those credits must have been earned at Ithaca College.
  • For communication majors, 15 of those credits must be Park credits.
  • For communication minors, 12 of those credits must be Park credits.

3. Be in good academic, judicial and financial* standing in the Park School and Ithaca College, with no unresolved issues at the start date of your semester in Los Angeles.
4. Final decisions for applications are made in consultation with the dean’s office.

*Your name will be submitted to the Bursar’s Office to confirm that you are in good financial standing with the college.

Eligibility for Non-Ithaca College students:

1. Communications major OR minor OR related field.
2. Completed 60 credits by the start of your semester in Los Angeles.

  • For communication majors, 15 of those credits must be communications credits.
  • For communication minors, 12 of those credits must be communications credits.

3. Be in good academic, judicial and *financial standing in the Park School and Ithaca College, with no unresolved issues at the start date of your semester in Los Angeles.

Application for current Ithaca College students:

  • Application deadline for Summer 2020, Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 semesters is Friday, February 7, 2020 at 4pm.
  • Instructions
  • Application

Application for Communications majors or minors from another college or university:

  • If you are a Communications major or minor from another college or university, please contact us about available space in one of our semesters.
  • Application deadline for Summer 2020 and Fall 2020 semesters: February 7, 2020
  • Application deadline for Spring 2021 semester: September 25, 2020
  • Non-IC Instructions
  • Non-IC Application

Parental / Guardian Consent Form

Acceptance and Semester Placement

  • Once a student is accepted into the program, the program staff will review their “Semester Preference” and assign the student to the Fall 2020 or Spring 2021 semester.
  • Priority will be given to students on the basis of their class standing as determined by the number of credits earned by the end of the Spring 2020 semester.
  • The student’s semester placement will be included in their acceptance letter.
  • Fill out what semester you prefer and why in your LA Program Application. Your explanation will be considered when assigning students to Fall 2020 or Spring 2021.
  • ALL DECISIONS CONCERNING SEMESTER PLACEMENT ARE FINAL. THERE ARE NO WAITING LISTS.