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Graduate School Day
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
11:00 am—2:00 pm
Barton Hall
Fee: $150.00
The deadline to register for Graduate School Day will be September 13.

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Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be made for cancellations before September 6, 2017. No refunds will be made after that date.

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Efforts are made each year to publicize the event widely to Cornell students. Also, invitations are sent to approximately ten other colleges and universities in central New York.

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Blocks of rooms have been reserved at three Ithaca hotels; be sure to indicate your participation in Cornell's Graduate School Day when making reservations.

  • Hampton Inn Ithaca, located on Elmira Road (Rte. 13) (800/426-7866).
    Group rate is $149 and reservation deadline is August 24.
  • Hilton Garden Inn, located downtown (607/277-8900 or 877/782-9444).
    Group rate is $159 and reservation deadline is August 25. If booking online, use the group code LSGS17.
  • Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons(877/688-1914).
    Group rate is $189 and reservation deadline is August 18.

Shuttle Services will be provided by Cornell from Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn to Barton Hall and back. 

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Representatives bringing materials with them to Graduate School Day can drop them at Barton Hall entrance on Garden Avenue. You can pick up a parking permit and directions to a nearby parking garage there. 

Materials can be shipped to arrive between September 18 and September 25. We cannot guarantee that materials arriving after September 25 will be delivered to Barton in time for the event.

Please ship materials to:

ATTN: Mr. George Wood
Cornell Recycling Center
251 Solidago Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Returning Materials

You will be responsible for shipping materials back to your school. Please bring the necessary shipping forms with you; these forms must include the weight of shipment and your account number, or your materials will not be picked up. Literature left behind will be recycled.

The following delivery company provides regular service to Cornell and will pick up your materials if you request a pickup via phone or shipper website.

  • Federal Express, 800/463-3339

If you prefer to use UPS, please contact them at 800/742-5877 to arrange pickup.

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Graduate School Day will be held in Barton Hall. Barton is a large facility used primarily for track and field activities and is not air conditioned.

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If your school ships materials in advance, you should find them at your table in Barton Hall. If materials are not there when you arrive, please see Administrative Assistant Kristine Goggan at the reception table.

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Coffee, tea and pastries will be available when representatives arrive.  Lunch will be buffet style and bottled water will be available throughout the day.

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Barton Hall is located near the intersection of Campus Road and Garden Avenue. The GPS address is: 117 Statler Drive, though plan to enter Barton Hall from Garden Avenue.

  • For travel to Ithaca and a campus map visit Cornell's website.
  • Directions will be available for travel to Barton.
  • Directions will be provided for travel from Barton following the event.

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Shuttle Service 

Plan to take the shuttle to and from the Cornell campus, with service from Hilton Garden Inn and Hampton Inn.

Shuttle schedule for Wednesday, September 27:

Shuttle 1 to Event Shuttle 2 to Event Location    
9:20 am                         
10:00 am                  
Pickup at Hampton Inn
9:30 am 10:10 am Pickup at Hilton Garden Inn         
9:40 am
10:20 am
Pickup at Ithaca Marriott Downtown                                
9:50 am 10:25 am Arrive at Barton Hall
Shuttle 1 from Event Location
2:10 pm Pickup at Barton to Hampton Inn
Shuttle 2 from Event                             Location
2:15 pm Pickup at Barton to Hilton Garden Inn & Ithaca Marriott Downtown

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If you are driving to the event and/or would like to park on campus, drive to the entrance of Barton Hall on Garden Avenue to unload materials, if necessary, and pick up a parking permit and directions to a nearby parking garage.

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