Application Requirements

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In order to submit an application for the Disney College Program, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  1. Students must be currently enrolled and taking classes at an accredited program or institution and have completed at least one semester OR have graduated within the last 12 months.
    • Students who have not yet graduated from high school but have dual enrollment with a college are not eligible to apply.
    • Those who have taken college courses, but are currently taking “time off” from school are not eligible to apply.
    • College freshmen may apply during their first semester of school to participate during their second semester. The Disney College Program cannot serve as your first semester of school.
    • Graduate students may apply. However, it is important to note that this program and its educational components are designed for undergraduates.
  2. Meet any school requirements, if applicable
    • In some cases, students may also need to meet additional criteria their school requires for participation in our program (GPA, grade level, etc.).  Students are encouraged to meet with an academic advisor prior to their program.
  3. Be at least 18 years of age by the time the program begins
  4. Possess unrestricted work authorization
  5. Former Disney College Program participants may not return to a program sooner than four months before their last departure date.
    • Attention current Disney College Program participants at the Walt Disney World® Resort:
      • Participants interested in staying on the WDW program should not apply to this posting. Communication to extend your program will be shared via email 2-3 months prior to departure.
      • To be eligible for this program at the Disneyland® Resort, you must meet transfer guidelines.
    • Attention current Disney College Program participants at the Disneyland® Resort:
      • To be eligible for this program at the Walt Disney World® Resort, you must meet transfer guidelines.

Attention International Students

To be eligible for this program, you must be currently enrolled in a college/university in the United States and possess unrestricted US work authorization. Contact your international student advisor if you have questions regarding your eligibility.

Reminder: Should an invitation be extended to you, you will be required to submit verification of your legal right to work in the United States at the time of your arrival.


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