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Non-Syracuse University Students


  • Communications major, minor, or related program of study
  • Enroll as a full-time, non-matriculated student of Syracuse University for the semester of participation
  • Fall/Spring: Junior and Senior. Summer: Rising juniors and rising seniors
  • Cumulative G.P.A of  3.0 or higher
  • Good conduct standing with your school.  You cannot have any open sanctions or be on disciplinary probation during the semester in which you are applying for.
  • Home College Approval
  • Interview with the SULA Semester Director

Selection Criteria:
Limited spaces are available for non-Syracuse University students.  Priority is given to seniors, communication majors, and students from accredited film based programs.  Final decision is at the discretion of the SULA Semester Director and Assistant Director and will be based on:

  • Interview with the Director (zoom)
  • Recommendations
  • Grades
  • Involvement in campus based activities related to student’s career goals

Application Procedure and Checklist:
1)  Online Application
2)  Non-Matric Home College Approval
3)  College transcript
4)  Submit $60 application fee
5)  Resume
6)  LA Semester recommendation_form

Upon acceptance you must enroll in Syracuse University for the semester in which you were accepted as a non-matriculated student.  Syracuse University does not support financial aid awards from your current home college or university.

Mail your completed application materials to:

SULA Semester Program
S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
215 University Place
370 Newhouse 2
Syracuse, NY   13244

Once you have been accepted into the SULA Semester Program, you will be emailed instructions regarding logging into the Syracuse University system to complete your enrollment.