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The ILR School and Cornell University admissions information programs and tours are offered throughout the year. 

ILR Information Sessions

Prospective first-year and transfer students are encouraged to visit campus and attend an ILR information session. This 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 are held in 216 Ives Hall and last approximately one hour.

From March 2 to April 3, ILR information sessions will be held every Monday and Friday at 2:45 p.m.

The April 6 ILR information session will be held at 11:00 a.m.

Throughout June, July, and August, ILR information sessions will be held every Monday and Friday at 1:15 p.m..

Please register for an information session and plan your schedule at Cornell's Visit site.


ILR does not require or offer personal interviews for first-year or transfer applicants.

Hosting Program

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.

ILR Visit Days 2015

ILR's Visit Day information sessions for prospective freshmen will be held during the fall semester. At the Visit Days information sessions, prospective students will hear first-hand from an advisor, a faculty member, and a current student about ILR's curriculum, internship and abroad opportunities, and the admissions process. The 2015 Visit Days schedule will be posted in August.