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U.S. Domestic Students-Requirements

Disney College Program- Requirements (U.S. Domestic)

1. Credit Requirements & Grading
To earn credit from CMU, you are required to:​
  • Complete the work experience
  • Take one Disney Education Course
  • Turn in a written assignment
  • Submit an evaluation completed by your Disney College Program manager
​Collegiate Courses
Disney Exploration Series Seminars
Advance Studies in Hospitality Management

Corporate Communication
Creativity and Innovation: Gaining the Edge
Corporate Analysis
Experiential Learning
Human Resources Management
Marketing You
Organizational Leadership
Disney Interactive Learning Program

​Exploring Marketing at Disney

Exploring Leadership at Disney
Exploring Communication at Disney
Exploring People Management at Disney
Exploring Guest Service at Disney
Exploring Disney Heritage

Please note that not all courses are offered at the Disneyland ® Resort. Check the Disney College Program Website for course listings.

Written Assignment 
The written assignment will be a five to ten page comprehensive report that includes:

  • A description of your work and learning experiences;
  • Your overall expectations and evaluation of the Disney College Program 
  • Two interviews with Cast Members

A letter grade is issued for all credit you are registered for: 60 percent is based on the final performance evaluation and 40 percent is based on your written assignment and Disney Education Course completion.

2. Tuition & Fees 
​Tuition ​Fee ​Total
Note: "Fee" refers to $50 Admission Fee.   * Tuition subject to change for the Fall 2014 semester

Payments can be made by:
  • Check or Money Order (made payable to Central Michigan University)
  • Credit Card: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express
  • Sorry, no transfer of financial aid can be used for this program

3. Registration Deadlines
Fall or Fall Advantage Program: Sept. 15 
Spring or Spring Advantage Program: Feb. 15

4. Supervision
Your Disney College Program work location will assign a manager to you who will give a final performance evaluation at the end of your experience, upon your request.

CMU also provides a university supervisor who will contact you periodically, meet with you at an on-site fieldwork meeting at your Disney College Program location once during the semester, and will be available to assist you during normal work hours (Eastern Time) via telephone at (989) 774-3984, or anytime by email at

5. Transfer of Credit
In order to have your final grades/credit transferred to your school, a transcript request form must be filled out.  This form should be completed and enclosed with your paper and evaluation.  Once a grade has been submitted to the Registrar’s Office, your transcript request will be submitted for processing.  The forwarding of your transcript is a free service for normal 1-3 day processing request.

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