Resources for Current Students
Table of Contents
- Academic Information: Class Roster, Courses of Study, academic forms, key dates, Student Essentials, and internal transfer and concurrent degree information
- Other Learning Opportunities: Cornell Student Experience, Cornell in Rome predeparture information, Cornell Council for the Arts, AAP galleries and exhibition opportunities, Rawlings Presidential Research Scholars and Cornell Commitment, AAP student groups, student organizations at Cornell, AAP Student Voices
- Financial Matters: direct deposit, payment/reimbursement, campus job and internships, AAP student employment, how-to in Workday
- AAP Facilities: Building hours, AAP Supply Store, AAP IT Solutions, postering guidelines, Miller Heller House
- Career Services: AAP Connect, Cornell Career Services, Office of Global Learning, AXP
- Student Support and Well-Being: Academic support and well-being, Cornell's Caring Community, Title IX Office, Student Disability Services, surviving Ithaca winters
The Class Roster provides information about the classes that will be offered during a specific term including the instructor's name and contact information, class description, meeting time and location, pre/corequisites and distribution categories. The site also includes Scheduler, a tool that facilitates course planning.
Courses of Study
Cornell University Courses of Study is the official repository of academic policies. Refer to the online catalog for comprehensive and current information about university, college, and departmental policies and procedures, as well as an outline of the curriculum and rules governing each degree program.
Visit AAP's Academic Forms page for links and forms maintained by the AAP registrar for undergraduate and professional master's degree students. Forms include general petition, leave of absence forms, minor and independent forms, and department-specific forms.
The Cornell University Registrar's office provides Key Academic Dates, which help you keep track of pre-enrollment, add/drop deadlines, breaks, and final exams.
Student Essentials is Cornell's student academic portal where you can learn how to enroll in classes, change the grading basis, swap classes, or enroll in a class with variable credit. You also will find the final exam schedule and learn how to order a transcript, update your personal information in Student Center, check account balances, and view your financial aid award.
Internal transfer or concurrent degrees
Students considering an internal transfer or concurrent degree should first contact the AAP director of admissions.
Learn more about the AAP commencement ceremony, departmental receptions, and general information on commencement for graduating seniors.
Cornell Student Experience website
Visit the Cornell Student Experience website for information about opportunities related to career development, community-engaged learning, fellowships and funding, global research, and special interests.
Cornell in Rome predeparture information
Find information about preparing for a semester in Rome at the Cornell in Rome predeparture information site. Each section on the site gives information about important steps that must be taken, many of which are time sensitive and/or require advance planning.
Cornell Council for the Arts (CCA)
CCA provides financial and philosophical support for initiatives that carry the highest innovative, experimental, and life-changing potential in the arts, funding such projects through a competitive annual grant process and initiating programs that encourage interaction with a broad variety of outside entities.
College Galleries and Exhibition Opportunities
The Galleries and Exhibition Opportunities page provides information and applications for exhibitions in the college, which include invited and curated projects as well as internal and external exhibition proposals from individuals, groups, or departments.
Hunter R. Rawlings III Cornell Presidential Research Scholars
Every year, a small cohort of AAP students engage in research through the Rawlings Cornell Presidential Research Scholars. This is one of the Cornell Commitment programs, which recognize, reward, and encourage student development in the areas of academic excellence, service, research, and leadership.
AAP Student Organizations
Learn more about AAP student organizations that focus on issues and events related to the fields of architecture, art, and planning; or explore hundreds of other student organizations at Cornell. Any student group planning an event on campus should consult the event registration form site.
AAP Student Voices
Visit AAP Student Voices to see the vastly different activities both inside and outside the classroom in which AAP students participate. Every AAP student has a different story — here are just a few of them. If you would like to submit a Student Voices, please fill out the Current Student Profile Questionnaire.
There are several ways in which Cornell students may set up direct deposit.
- If you are a student employee and want your paycheck deposited into your bank account, you can enroll in Payroll Direct Deposit.
- If money from awards, grants, scholarships, and loans exceeds the amount you owe on your bursar bill, the bursar authorizes direct deposit or a refund check. Registered, full-time, undergraduate, graduate, and professional students can have student refunds, assistantship stipends, and fellowship stipends deposited directly into a bank account by arranging Bursar Direct Deposit.
- If you are seeking reimbursement, Cornell University processes non-payroll payments through the Automated Clearing House (ACH) system. To sign up to receive nonpayroll payments by direct deposit, you must complete the Accounts Payable ACH Authorization form, which is only accessible to individuals with a valid Cornell NetID.
Students requesting reimbursement from an AAP account must complete the AAP Payment/Reimbursement form. To have your reimbursement deposited directly into your bank account, you must complete the Accounts Payable ACH Authorization form.
On-campus jobs and internships
The Office of Financial Aid and Student Employment maintains a database of on-campus job and internship listings. This service is offered exclusively for the use of Cornell undergraduate and graduate students. To access the job listings, you must have a valid Cornell NetID.
AAP Student Employment Hiring Form
Fill out the AAP Student Employment Hiring Form if you have been offered a position within AAP. The following AAP units often hire student workers: Admissions, AAP Connect, AAP Supply Store, and the Material Practice Facilities (Tjaden Hall darkroom, print media labs, and the Fabrication Shops).
- AAP Student Employment Hiring Form (NetID required)
Workday how-to guides
The division of human resources at Cornell provides how-to guides that offer student employees information about entering hours in Workday.
Sibley, Milstein, and Tjaden halls are open to the public every weekday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. After 5 p.m. and on evenings and weekends, there is card access only. The Foundry is restricted to faculty and approved student users and Rand Hall is closed for construction until fall 2019. Each building has the following restrictions after hours and on weekends:
- Milstein Hall: open 24/7 for architecture and AAP students with card access privileges
- Sibley Hall: open 24/7, but labs and selected classrooms and review rooms are locked selected hours
- Tjaden Hall: open 24/7 for art students
- The Foundry: access only for approved AAP or other Cornell students
- Shop hours: Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–10 p.m. (art only 8 a.m.–12 p.m.); Friday, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. (art only 8 a.m.–12 p.m.); closed Saturday; Sunday 12–10 p.m.
AAP Supply Store
The AAP Supply Store is located in the basement of Milstein Hall in room B09. Visit the store to purchase fine art and architecture supplies, or to check out small hand tools.
AAP IT Solutions
AAP IT Solutions offers free limited computer support for AAP students, faculty, and staff, as well as printing, plotting, scanning, documentation, and rendering.
Students who wish to advertise events or other opportunities in AAP should consult the AAP postering guidelines.
Miller Heller House
To reserve Miller Heller House for an event, send an email request to Melinda Stelick and Frank Parish with the dates and time of your event. Reservations should be made at least three weeks before the event, and an Event Registration Form must be completed.
AAP Connect cultivates and leverages relationships between AAP students, alumni, and employers through networking, programming, and mentoring. Visit AAP Connect for information about jobs and internships that are relevant to AAP students.
Cornell Career Services
Cornell Career Services complements the services offered through career offices in the individual colleges. Visit Cornell Career Services in Barnes Hall for assistance with resumes, cover letters, interviews, personal statements, and post-baccalaureate scholarship applications.
Office of Global Learning
Global Learning provides information about employment authorization for international students doing internships or working in the U.S. after graduation. Students with F1 visa status are responsible for following the requirements for Curricular Practical Training or Optional Practical Training.
Academic Support and Well-Being
In addition to the resources offered by AAP Student Services, students may access an extensive list of university-wide wide services related to academic support and well-being, including academic integrity, academic resources and support services, diversity and inclusion, food insecurity, health services, and student life.
Cornell Caring Community
Consult the Caring Community website for information about the variety of consultation and support services available to meet the needs of the university community. The site brings together many of Cornell's resources for those seeking to build community, get help, report concerns, or learn about campus safety.
Title IX Office
Any student, staff, or faculty member who has concerns about sexual or related misconduct — including gender-based harassment, sexual harassment, sexual assault, domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual exploitation, or other forms of misconduct — is encouraged to seek assistance from the Title IX office.
Student Disability Services
Student Disability Services (SDS) works in partnership with Cornell faculty, staff, and students to ensure that all aspects of student life are accessible, equitable, and inclusive of individuals with disabilities. Visit this site to register for services and learn more about support and advocacy provided by SDS on campus.
Surviving Ithaca Winters
If you are from a warmer climate, you may wish to consult the Office of Global Learning guide to Surviving Ithaca Winters.