Skip to main content
Cornell University mobile logo

Contact Us

Email us:

For general inquiries, e-mail


Office/Mailing Address:

Cornell University
Speech and Debate
615b Ives Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853 USA


COVID-19 and in-person visits:

In-person visits to our office are currently restricted because of safety measures in place due to COVID-19. We hope to resume in-person activities soon. Here is information about our physical office space (and speech and debate team headquarters)

Our office is located in 615B Ives Hall, in the Ives Hall Classroom building/Catherwood Library in the ILR School.

From the Tower Road entrance

When you enter from the Tower Road entrance, find the double doors to the internal entrance to ILR Catherwood Library. Without entering into the library, find the  elevator located around the corner from the internal entrance to the Catherwood Library on the second floor. Our office is the first door to your right next to the trophy case when you walk out of the elevator.

Staff are typically in the office from 10am - 5pm, then holding training sessions throughout the building in the evenings.



Meeting Schedule

Old and New members welcome!

General Meeting for Everyone

Tuesdays (excluding school closures and holidays)
Cornell Speech and Debate meets every Tuesday during the academic 2021 Spring semester, as an online (zoom) meeting

Individual coaches for (policy debate, worlds, Spanish worlds, and speech) also host additional scheduled meetings with their particular group

existing members and new interested students can see the full schedule of meetings by being added to the Canvas site for the debate team. Email Armands Revelins ( if you are an interested undergraduate student


Tournament Schedule

During Fall and Spring of every academic year, Cornell Speech and Debate enters members in competition at tournaments in a variety of formats, throughout the country and the world!

See the full schedule.