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.


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. Hard copies of all PDF forms are available in KG17 Klarman Hall. 

Online Add/Drop Form 

  • Use this form to add a class that has a time conflict with another class in which you are already enrolled.
  • Please note that time conflict forms are only accepted during the regular add/drop period and are not accepted during pre-enrollment. 

A&S Independent Study Form (web form)

Information Release Request Form (web form) 

  • Use this form to request an official letter or have an external form verified.
  • If you only need to verify your enrollment, please go to
  • Use only for requests pertaining to non-Arts course changes.
  • Use the online petition form for all other requests.

Late Declaration of Major Form (web form)

  • Use this form if you are unable to declare your major by the end of your sophomore year.

Non-Arts to Arts Credit Request Form (web form)

  • Use this form to request Arts credit for up to three non-Arts classes that are counting towards your A&S major and/or up to two non-Arts classes that are  counting towards an A&S minor.

Cross Listed Change Form (web form)

  • Use this form to change the listing of a cross-listed course taken in a past semester.
  • You are not required to change cross-listed courses to fulfill distribution requirements unless it is required by your major department.

Request to Freeze Grade of Incomplete Form (web form)

Return from Leave Form (web form)

Important Deadlines and Resources

Fall 2024: Academic Calendar

August 20, Tuesday
@ 9:00 am
FA24 Add/Drop Begins for Seniors
August 21, Wednesday
@ 9:00 am
FA24 Add/Drop Begins for Juniors
August 22, Thursday
@ 9:00 am
FA24 Add/Drop Begins for Sophomores
August 23, Friday
@ 9:00 am
FA24 Add/Drop Begins for First-Years and FWS Classes
August 26, MondayInstruction Begins
September 2, MondayLabor Day - No Classes
September 3, Tuesday7-week 1 Add/Change Credits Ends
September 9, MondayLast day to Add/Change Credits in a Regular Academic Session Class Without a Petition
September 23, Monday7-week 1 Drop/Change Grading Basis Ends
September 27, FridayProject Team/Independent Study Class Add Deadline
October 11, Friday7-week 1 Classes End
October 12, Saturday -
October 15, Tuesday
Fall Break - No Classes
October 16, Wednesday7-week 2 Classes Begin
October 21, MondayLast 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 22, TuesdayFirst Day a "W" will Appear on the Transcript for Classes Withdrawn by Petition
October 23, Wednesday7-week 2 Add/Change Credits Ends
October 30, Wednesday 7:30am-
November 1, Friday 11:59pm
Spring '25 Pre-Enrollment for Seniors
November 4, Monday 7:30am-
November 6, Wednesday 11:59pm
Spring '25 Pre-Enrollment for Juniors
November 5, Tuesday 7:30am-
November 7, Thursday 11:59pm
Spring '25 Pre-Enrollment for Sophomores
November 6, Wednesday 7:30am-
November 8, Friday 11:59pm
Spring '25 Pre-Enrollment for First-Years
November 13, Wednesday7-week 2 Drop/Change Grading Basis Ends
November 27, Wednesday -
December 1, Sunday
Thanksgiving Recess - No Classes
December 1, SundayInternal Transfer Application Deadline
December 9, MondayLast Day to Withdraw from a Class by Petition with a "W"  Appearing on the Transcript
December 9, MondayLast Day of Classes 
December 10, Tuesday -
December 12, Thursday
Study Period
December 13, FridayFirst Day of Scheduled Exams
December 21, SaturdayLast Day of Scheduled Exams and for Student Academic Activity
December 22, SundayDecember 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

Duncan BellDirector of AdministrationKlarman Hall, Room KG17
Savannah WilliamsCollege RegistrarKlarman Hall, Room KG17
Debra MoreyAssistant Director of Administration,
Senior Assistant Registrar
Klarman Hall, Room KG17
Alyssa HingreSenior Student Services SpecialistKlarman Hall, Room KG17
Brittnie Hamlin RiccardiOperations Administrative AssistantKlarman Hall, Room KG17
Robin PerryAdmissions Operations CoordinatorKlarman Hall, Room KG17
Em MarkowskyStudent Services CoordinatorKlarman Hall, Room KG17