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Peak2Peak: The Pacific Northwest 2019

Aug. 11, 2019, midnight - Aug. 16, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Location: Seattle, WA and Portland, OR

Join us August 11–16, 2019 for Peak2Peak, a week-long travel program that takes place in Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. 

The Peak2Peak applicaiton is now closed.

Admissions Information

Peak2Peak is a competitive program with limited space.

To be considered for admission, you should have, at the time of application, the following:

  • A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00 on a 4.00 scale.
  • An advising transcript (unofficial is fine)
  • An up-to-date resume
  • A short essay submittion
  • A short video submission

Admissions decisions are based on a full review of the application file and any disciplinary records. Once admitted to the program, you must remain a student in good standing (academic and judicial) to stay eligible to participate in this program.

Students who participate in this program are expected to not only represent themselves well, but also act as strong ambassadors for Syracuse University. In order for this opportunity to be made available to future students, current students must work to ensure that we are invited back to the companies who host us during this event.

Program Cost

The cost for Peak2Peak 2019 is $250 per student.

The 2019 Peak2Peak cohort is generously sponsored by the Rob Harris Fund for Student Immersion.

Rob believes that all students should have the ability to attend iSchool immersion programs, regardless of ability to pay. Each accepted applicant will recieve a $500 scholarship to participate in the program, bringing the cost per student down to $250 from the original cost of $750. You must apply and be accepted into Peak2Peak to be eligible to recieve the award. 


This trip must be taken as a credit­-bearing course (3 credits).

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students must register for the 3-credit IDS 460 - Immersion Experience course to participate. Standard tuition fees, per credit, will apply.

It is strongly recommended that you consult your academic program handbook and meet with your home school academic advisor to understand how Peak2Peak credits will apply toward your degree program.

Graduate students

Graduate students must register for the 3-credit IDS 660 - Immersion Experience course to participate. Standard tuition fees, per credit, will apply.


Please direct any questions to Julie Walas, Director of Alumni & Student Engagement at

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