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Graduate School Day
Wednesday, September 25, 2019
4:00 pm—7:00 pm
Barton Hall
Fee: $150.00
The deadline to register for Graduate School Day will be September 4.

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Cancellation Policy

A full refund will be made for cancellations before September 4, 2019. 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 will be reserved at Ithaca hotels; be sure to indicate your participation in Cornell's Graduate School Day when making reservations. 

Shuttle Services will be provided by Cornell from local hotels to Barton Hall and back. 

Hampton Inn-377 Elmira Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-277-5500, Group rate $124.00, When calling to reserve your room, please use the code: Law and Graduate School Fair.  This rate expires on August 28th at 5:00pm.

Hilton Garden Inn-130 E. Seneca Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: 607-877-STAY-HGI, Group rate is $169.00, When calling to reserve your room, please ask for the CU Law & Graduate School Fair group block or go online to: and enter group/convention code:CLGS19.  This rate expires on August 26th at 5:00pm.

Both hotels have block availability on Tuesday, September 24th and Wednesday, September 25th, depending on your travel schedule.

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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 16 and September 23. We cannot guarantee that materials arriving after September 23 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 Kristine Goggan at the reception table.

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There will be a post-fair dinner at the Statler Hotel Ballroom beginning at 7:30, please RSVP to Kristine Goggan if you plan to attend.

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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.

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Shuttle Service 

Shuttles will be available for guests of the Hampton Inn and the Hilton Garden Inn to Barton Hall:

Pick-up at Hampton Inn 2:15 pm; Pick-up at Hilton Garden Inn 2:30 pm; Arrive at Barton Hall 2:45 pm.

Pick-up at Hampton Inn 3:15 pm; Pick-up at Hilton Garden Inn 3:30 pm; Arrive at Barton Hall 3:45 pm.

Return shuttle to Hampton Inn and Hilton Garden Inn will arrive at Barton Hall at 7:15 pm.


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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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