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Applications for the Fall 2024 Semester in Residence are now open!

Apply for the waitlist by June 17, 2024 at 11:59 PM Apply Now

Note: We recommend discussing how the CityLAB SIR program will fit into your course schedule and degree requirements with your academic advisor before you apply. You can also view your advisement report in Mosaic to assess if CityLAB SIR will fit into your remaining elective space.

CityLAB Semester in Residence (CMTYENGA 4A06 & 4A09) is a 15-unit course designed for passionate, motivated, and enthusiastic students. If you want to learn from the community, apply your studies to make change, and expand your personal and professional networks, then this is the course for you!

This year our theme—How might we build a climate resilient future?—asks us to bring a critical lens to our explorations, discussions, and project work. Throughout CityLAB SIR, students will work in alignment with the City of Hamilton’s new climate mitigation and adaptation and alongside leaders within the City of Hamilton and the Hamilton community to think critically about what a climate resilient future might look like in Hamilton. Upper year students from all faculties are encouraged to apply!

Phase 1 of applications deadline: May 20, 2024
Phase 2 (waitlist)*  of applications deadline: June 17, 2024