Admitted Students Page
- Deadline to submit forms: March 15, 2016.
- To apply for merit-based aid, need-based aid, and federal loans, you must submit the Financial Aid Information Sheet available on this page in January.
- To be eligible to receive federal loans, you must submit the FAFSA and a copy of your 2015 tax returns.
- To be eligible for need-based aid, you must also submit the Need Access report and submit a copy of your parents' tax returns.
- FAFSA and Need Access will be available January 1st.
Admitted Students Weekend and Deposit Deadline Information:
- 2016 ASW Dates: March 18 and April 14.
- Description and Schedule
- RSVP Form
- Travel Subsidy Form
- Seat deposit deadlines TBA.
To Do List (You don't have to worry about most of this until April)
- 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.)
- Can sign up for gym membership.
- All students must submit undergraduate transcripts and the dean's certification directly to the law school before matriculating.
- Deadline to waive student health insurance plan is September 30th.
- Links to pretty much everything: Blackboard, Practice Exams, Symplicity, etc.
- Cornell Law version of craigslist. Buy/sell books, used items, graduation tickets, sublets, etc.
- If you're interested in on-campus housing that's very close to the law school (literally 1 minute walk), check out 13 South (males only, though)
- Other options include Maplewood and Hasbrouck, but those are much farther away and probably not worth it.
- Cornell's housing site
- Collegetown Terrace: Most popular location. Not super close to the law school, but a very nice apartment complex that is popular with law students. 10-15 minute walk, and a shuttle runs to the law school regularly.
- Ithaca Renting: I linked to Collegetown Center property because it's the closest to the law school.
- PJ Apartments
- Certified Properties
- Moll Properties
- 312 College Ave
- You will find many people looking for roommates in the facebook group.
- Patfeeney's guide to living in Ithaca
Job Resources for SOs
- Bear Necessities has a limited selection of law school apparel.
- The Cornell Store has like one law school t-shirt and--of course--plenty of generic Cornell merchandise.
- For good deals on used textbooks, check out Kraftees.
- Meal plans.
- Mischief's review of food places near the school.
- Law School Cafeteria.
- Can buy food at Wegmans. (Store map).
- Or visit the Farmer's Market.
- Some people use Rosie to order groceries online from P&C.
- Some tourist website. Has list of hotels. If you're flying into the Tompkins regional airport, you will probably want to book a hotel with free shuttle service to and from the airport.
- Campus to Campus bus service provides transport to and from NYC for $165 round-trip.
- Shortline and Greyhound are less luxurious, but cheaper.
- For getting around Ithaca, TCAT bus is free for all new-to-Cornell students for the first year.
- Ithaca also has a Carshare program you may wish to use in lieu of bringing your own car.
- Cornell commuting webpage.
- Ithaca Dispatch (taxi service).
- You can ask current students in the taking questions thread.