CRP Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation for New M.R.P. M.A. HPP, Ph.D. and Regional Science Students

8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast

9 a.m. Welcome  -  John Forester, Tina Nelson, Lorie Walker, Gar-Yin Lee, Andre Hafner

9:15 a.m.  Student Introductions: A community you’re from, a gift you bring, a hope for your degree program

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Curriculum Fundamentals: Responsibilities and Opportunities

  • Core curriculum, M.R.P. and M.A.
  • Exit Project Options
  • Advising: Putting Together Your Committee
  • How CRP Graduate Students Thrive at Cornell
  • Code of Academic Integrity
  • Graduate Assistantship (GTRS/GA) Responsibilities
  • Summer Internships
  • Research Opportunities

11:30a.m. Faculty Introductions

12 p.m.  Lunch with Faculty and Student Organization Representatives

1 p.m. Degree Programs

  • Masters Students (Milstein Hall Dome, lower level)
  • Ph.D. Stu​dents (B10 W. Sibley Hall)

2:30–4:30  p.m. Meeting between advisers and advisees in faculty offices (sign-ups on faculty member’s doors)

2:30–2:40 p.m. Urban Design lab orientation (Last name A–L): 305 W. Sibley Hall

2:50–3 p.m. Urban Design lab orientation (Last name M–Z): 305 W. Sibley Hall