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Summer Program

In addition to its Semester Program, Cornell in Washington offers an intensive, multifaceted summer experience designed to give participants a greater understanding of the workings of government and the processes by which public policy is developed. During this eight-week program, students enroll in one or more courses to earn Cornell credits.

The Summer Program is open to all students from any university or college who have completed their freshman year.

To enroll:

  1. Start the online enrollment here!
  2. Make a non-refundable (and non-transferable) $500 deposit to hold your space.
  • If you are on-campus, bring your deposit check, payable to Cornell University, to the CIW Office in 105 Morrill Hall. 
  • If you are not a Cornell student, simply send an email to cwash@cornell.edu confirming the information you submitted online.

Program Details:

Summer in Washington 2017            

Final Payment Due Date   May 12, 2017                                       
Program Start / Move-in Date

  June 5, 2017, 9:00am - 8:00pm

Program End   July 28, 2017

Program Cost

(Includes housing and activity fee. Additional $150 fee for HIST/AMST1572 field trips)

  1 credit     $3,996

  4 credits   $8,076

  5 credits   $9,436

  8 credits   $13,516

  9 credits   $14,876

Be sure to contact your college Career Services Office to learn about funding options.  

Finding an Internship

Information about finding your internship can be found here.

Summer Courses

Course descriptions and schedule can be found here.

Housing

Cornell University Wolpe Center
2148 O Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Refund Schedule

See SCE website for details