CRP New Graduate Student Orientation

All events take place on the third floor of East Sibley Hall unless otherwise noted.

8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast

9 a.m. Welcome

9:15 a.m. Student introductions 

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
  • Funding and Research Opportunities
  • Summer Internships
  • Graduate Assistantship (GTRS/GA) Responsibilities
  • Life After CRP: Marshall McCormick, Tom Knipe, Karim Beers

11:30 a.m. Faculty introductions

12 p.m. Lunch with faculty and student organization representatives

1 p.m.  Associated Degrees and Special Programs

  • Regional Science (Yuri Mansury) 
  • Real Estate (David Funk)
  • Cornell in Rome (Margherita Fabrizio)
  • AAP NYC (Bob Balder)

1:30 p.m. Introduction to Concentrations

  • Land Use, Environment, and Urban Design (115 W. Sibley Hall)
  • International Studies in Planning (318 W. Sibley Hall)
  • Economic Development: Community and Regions (208 W. Sibley Hall)
  • Historic Preservation Planning (211 W. Sibley Hall)
  • Ph.D. Program (B10 W. Sibley Hall)

2:30–4:30 p.m. Meeting between advisers and advisees in faculty members' offices (sign up 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

Please note that schedule is subject to change.
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