Welcome to Summer College

Summer college gives you the chance to experience the kind of uncommon and inventive courses you’ll take as an undergraduate. Open your mind, unleash your creativity, and start your college life early at IC.
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Summer College at IC is a program designed to help students understand and practice how college works. Students still are supported virtually by Resident Advisors, peer leaders who encourage community-building, peer-to-peer connection, and who provide regularly-scheduled social activities when students aren't in class.

Students engaged in IC’s Summer College program – now in its 28th year – learn hands-on about getting to college, succeeding in the classroom, and making the most of life outside of classes.

IC Summer College faculty and staff are committed to racial equity. Both white-identifying students and students of color are engaged throughout the program in conversations that explore race, antiracism, and what it means to be in an inclusive classroom. In keeping with Ithaca College's mission to Educate, Engage and Empower through Theory, Practice, and Performance, students not only talk about racial equity, they get the chance to live it, too.

Disability Accommodation

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation should contact Student Accessibility Services, and submit a Disability Identification Form.

We ask that requests for accommodations be made as much in advance of the start of the program as possible.

Contact Us

For information about course content, instruction, or general supervision, contact:
Joslyn Brenton, Faculty Director
Summer College for High School Students

For information about payment, contact:
Martha Van de Wall, mvandewall@ithaca.edu