Orientation begins: Monday, August 26th
Classes begin: Wednesday, August 28th
Admitted Students Page
Class Schedule & Book List
- Links to pretty much everything: Blackboard, Practice Exams, Symplicity, etc.
To Do List
- If you have not yet received your NetID, you may login using your e-mail address in order to track your progress.
- Deadlines are not strict, but your health forms should be processed by August 9th or else you may be charge a $100 fine
- For the health forms, the physical is not required.
- If you do not submit a photo for your student ID, one will be taken at orientation.
- After receiving your NetID, you may find your Cornell ID # and activate your Cornell e-mail here. (E-mail login located here.)
- All students must submit undergraduate transcripts and the dean's certification directly to the law school before matriculating.
- Remember to sign up for Net.Pay starting July 13th so that you may pay your bill by August 7th. If you have applied for student loans, they will show up as pending credits.
- Commuters & Hughes residents may apply for parking permits starting August 1st.
- Deadline to waive student health insurance plan is September 30th.
- Requires NetID to login.
- Section lists will be posted in early August.
- Can check grades, view bill, add/drop classes, etc.
- Cornell's housing site
- Collegetown Terrace
- You will find many people looking for roommates in the facebook group.
- Currently full.
- 2-5 people per suite. Log in to the housing portal and check your application to see who you're living with.
- Furnishings provided.
- For laundry, you may add money to your ID card here.
- Can ship belongings to your dorm in advance with Big Red Shipping.
- Move-in begins 9AM Saturday, August 24th.
- May move in earlier if invited to AOP.
Academic Orientation Program
- In mid-July, most students who submitted a diversity statement with their application will be invited to attend AOP.
- If you would like to attend but did not receive an e-mail, you can try contacting admissions and telling them you wrote a diversity statement but didn't get invited to AOP. Or you can contact Sheri Johnson directly.
- Begins Monday, August 19th. Involves week-long mock class; establishes welcoming environment.
- Historical justification.
- CLSA will sell law school merchandise during the fall semester.
- If you must order something law school specific now, Bear Necessities has a limited selection.
- For generic Cornell merchandise, you may visit The Cornell Store
- For good deals on used textbooks, check out Kraftees.
- Note: For Clermont's CivPro class, you must purchase an i-clicker. These are cheaper if you buy from current students or buy a used, older model through Amazon.
- Cornell travel links (LinkRemoved).
- Of note, Campus to Campus bus service provides transport to and from NYC for $165 round-trip.
- Shortline and Greyhound (LinkRemoved) are less luxurious, but cheaper.
- Flying into Ithaca's regional airport is generally not recommended, so please allow time for flight delays if you choose to do so.
- For getting around Ithaca, TCAT bus is free for all new-to-Cornell students for the first year.
- Ithaca also has a Carshare program (LinkRemoved) you may wish to use in lieu of bringing your own car.
- Cornell commuting webpage.
Recommended 0L prep
- Buy winter clothes.
- Review the beer selection at The Chapter House