New Graduate Student Information: City and Regional Planning

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Orientation Schedule

Tuesday, August 27

10:30 a.m.
Welcome and faculty and staff introductions, Milstein Hall dome (lower level)

11 a.m.
Student introductions, Milstein Hall dome (lower level)

11:45 a.m.
Lunch with faculty, Milstein Hall dome (lower level)

12:45 p.m.
Special programs

  • AAP Connect: Summer internships and career services
  • AAP Academic Services
  • Cornell in Rome
  • AAP NYC

1:30 p.m.
Program breakout session: curriculum fundamentals, responsibilities, and opportunities

  • M.A. HPP students move to 208 West Sibley Hall with Jeffrey Chusid and Michael Tomlan
  • M.R.P. students remain in Milstein Hall dome with Mildred Warner
  • Ph.D. RS students move to B10 West Sibley Hall with Kieran Donaghy
  • B.S. URS students move to Abby and Howard Milstein Auditorium with Thomas Campanella

2:30–4:30 p.m.
Meetings with advisors, faculty members' offices

Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

Graduate Class Enrollment

Master of Regional Planning (M.R.P.)

The Office of Student Services will enroll M.R.P. students in the following classes:

  • CRP 5120 Public and Spatial Economics for Planners
  • CRP 5130 Introduction to Planning Practice and History
  • CRP 5190 History and Theory of Urban Spatial Development
  • CRP 5660 Planning and Preservation Practice: Urban Field Trip
  • CRP 7850 City and Regional Futures: Planning Practice, Policy, and Design

M.R.P. students can enroll in up to 18 credits each semester. Enrollment information will be provided by the field in August. Until then, students can begin reviewing all fall class offerings using the online Class Roster. Starting on August 20, students can add electives to their schedule through Student Center. Additional information regarding the M.R.P. curriculum is available in the University Courses of Study Catalog.

M.A. HPP

The Office of Admissions and Academic Services will enroll M.A. HPP students in the following classes:

  • CRP 5610 Historic Preservation Planning Workshop: Surveys
  • CRP 5620 Perspectives on Preservation
  • CRP 5660 Planning and Preservation Practice: Urban Field Trip
  • CRP 5600 Documentation for Preservation

M.A. HPP students can enroll in up to 18 credits each semester. Enrollment information will be provided by the field in August. Until then, students can begin reviewing all fall class offerings using the online Class Roster. Starting August 20, students can add electives to their schedule through Student Center. Additional information regarding the M.A. HPP curriculum is available on the department website.

Student Laptop Specifications

It is strongly suggested that students own the recommended laptop computer. Visit the Student Laptop Recommendations for more information.

CRP Department Contact Information

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to call:

Academic Programs Coordinator
Department of City and Regional Planning
106 W. Sibley Hall
(607) 255-6848
tmn2@cornell.edu