Application Materials 

If you are a high school senior, you can apply directly through the Common Application. Choose Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences and then you will see Citizenship and Civic Engagement. You will be required to answer an additional essay question and will be prompted directly through the Common Application. You will find out about your acceptance to the CCE Program directly through the general Syracuse University application process.  If you have any additional questions about this do not hesitate to contact us directly through email ( or phone (315.443.1602).

If you are an already matriculated Syracuse University first year or sophomore student, you are required to write a short essay and submit some supplemental information to us but the whole process should take no more than an hour.

For further details about the application materials, please see the application form.  

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We are currently accepting applications! To apply you must:

  • Have taken or currently be enrolled in MAX 123 or MAX 132
  • Be a Syracuse University first year or second year student with at least 4 semesters left on campus (does not include study abroad semesters)

Class of 2017 at Commencement

Fall Application Deadline: February 23, 2018

Students will be accepted into the CCE program prior to Spring 2018 advising and registration. All application materials are also available in hard copy or Word Document format if necessary. Please email us for more information.

CCE Application  - Required

Instructor Recommendation Form - Required 

General Recommendation Form 2017-2018- Required