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ILR Information Sessions
Prospective first-year and transfer students are encouraged to visit campus and attend an ILR information session. The ILR information session will introduce you to the ILR curriculum, career and graduate school advising, internships, student organizations, international opportunities, and the admissions process. Admissions counselors and/or undergraduate student ambassadors lead each session.
ILR information sessions will be held every weekday throughout July and August. Sessions will be offered Monday and Friday at 2:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday at 12:30 p.m. The information sessions are held in 216 Ives Hall and last approximately one hour. To register for an information session, contact ILR Undergraduate Admissions at 607-255-2222 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The information session schedule for September - November will be posted in early August. Please note that these sessions will not be offered from December 1 to April 30.
Information sessions will be offered for prospective transfer students from January 15 to March 1 by appointment only.
ILR does not require or offer personal interviews for first-year or transfer applicants.
ILR Class Visits
Attend classes throughout the semester to experience ILR's curriculum firsthand (please note: classroom visits are not offered on Fridays). To prepare for a class visit, please:
- review Cornell's Academic Calendar to ensure that classes are in session.
- plan to stay for the entire class.
- arrive at least ten minutes early to class to introduce yourself to the professor.
- find an unassigned seat.
- power off all electronic devices.
- do not bring young children into the class with you.
- note that no recording or photographs are permitted.
Lunch with an ILR Student
If you are visiting for one day and you would like to have lunch with an ILR student, please send an email to email@example.com with the date you plan to visit and your phone number. Please contact us at least two weeks before your visit. Opportunities for lunch with current students are available during the months of September, October, and November for prospective first-year students and during the months of September, October, November, February, and March for prospective transfer students.
If you would like to stay overnight with a Cornell student, please register through The Red Carpet Society, Cornell's overnight hosting program. It is important to submit your hosting request at least two weeks prior to your arrival date. Please review the Red Carpet Society's Overnight Hosting Expectations and submit the required Medical Authorization Form before your visit.
Opportunities for overnight hosting with current students are available during the months of September, October, and November for prospective first-year students and during the months of September, October, November, February, and March for prospective transfer students.
Fall Visit Days
Please check back in August for more information on ILR's 2014 Visit Days for prospective freshmen.
Cornell Campus Tours and Admissions Information Sessions
The Office of Campus Information and Visitor Relations offers guided walking tours of the campus throughout the year. Campus tours are an enjoyable and informative introduction to Cornell history, the seven undergraduate colleges, student life, athletics, dining, and Cornell's combined roles as an undergraduate teaching institution, an international research university, and a land-grant institution.
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions hosts general information sessions, which operate independently of the campus tours. Visit http://admissions.cornell.edu/visit/plan for the schedule and to make a reservation.
Campus Parking Information
Due to campus construction this summer, please allow a minimum of 45 - 60 minutes to park and make your way to the Information Session.
If you are visiting anytime Monday - Friday, between 7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., please stop by one of the Visitor Information and Parking Booths to obtain a parking permit and parking directions. Visitor Information and Parking Booths are located:
- 165 Hoy Road by the Parking Garage
- 311 Campus Road by Carpenter Hall
Permits are not required on weekends.
Directions to Cornell: http://www.cornell.edu/visiting/ithaca/visiting.cfm