Registrar Services

Dedicated to providing excellent service to our students, faculty, and staff

The Arts & Sciences Registrar's Office support the curricular and instructional activities of the college by providing accurate grading, enrollment and student record services to the entire A&S College. We are charged with upholding university and college policies as they relate to the integrity of the Bachelor of Arts degree. We are responsible for degree clearing and certification for all A&S students, while ensuring they have the necessary qualifications to receive the B.A. degree from Cornell University. Part of the A&S Student Services Office, we are located in KG17, Klarman Hall.


If you need a form during this time that you would normally have picked up from our office, please use the links listed here. 

Completed forms can be submitted as a scan or picture to If additional signatures are required on the form (e.g. faculty advisor, instructor), please copy all required signatories and request that they send their approval by e-mail to as well.  

Important Deadlines and Resources

Fall 2021: Academic Calendar

Date(s) Event
August 17, Tuesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Seniors
August 18, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Juniors
August 19, Thursday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Sophomores
August 25, Wednesday
@ 8:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Freshmen and FWS Classes
August 26, Thursday Classes Begin
September 2, Thursday 7-week 1 Add Ends
September 6, Monday Labor Day - No Classes
September 9, Thursday Last day to Add a Regular Academic Session Class or
Change Number of Credits Without a Petition
TBD First Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
September 23, Thursday 7-week 1 Drop Ends
TBD Project Team / Independent Study Class Add Deadline
October 9, Saturday -
October 12, Tuesday
Fall Break - No Classes
October 21, Thursday Last Day to Drop a Class Without a "W" and Without a Petition (57th day of the term)
Last Day to Change Grade Option From S/U to Letter or From Letter to S/U
October 21, Thursday 7-week 2 Classes Begin
October 22, Friday First Day a "W" will Appear on the Transcript for Classes Withdrawn by Petition
October 27, Wednesday 7-week 2 Add Ends
TBD Second Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests

November 17, Wednesday

7-week 2 Drop Ends
November 24, Wednesday -
November 28, Sunday
Thanksgiving Recess- No Classes
November 29, Monday Instruction Resumes
TBD Last Day to Withdraw from a Class by Petition with a "W"  Appearing On a Transcript
December 7, Tuesday Internal Transfer & Concurrent Degree Application Deadline
December 7, Tuesday Last Day of Classes 
December 8, Wednesday -
December 10, Friday
Study Period
December 11, Saturday First Day of Scheduled Exams
December 18, Saturday Last Day of Scheduled Exams and for Student Academic Activity
December 18, Saturday December Graduation Recognition Ceremony

Registrar Staff and Contacts

Contact Us

Mailing Address: Klarman Hall, Room KG17, Ithaca, NY 14853

Phone: 607-255-5004


Registrar and Operations Staff

Name Title Contact
Duncan Bell Director of Administration,
College Registrar
Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Debra Morey Assistant Director of Administration,
Senior Assistant Registrar
Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Emily Bednarski Senior Assistant Registrar Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Savannah Williams Senior Assistant Registrar Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Susan Chandler Assistant Registrar Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Alyssa Hingre Assistant Registrar Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Brittnie Hamlin Riccardi Operations Administrative Assistant Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Robin Perry Admissions Operations Coordinator Klarman Hall, Room KG17