The Undergraduate Program Office, within the CIS Student Services Suite, is located in 110 Gates Hall. Direct questions to ugrad@cs.cornell.edu or to the most appropriate of these individuals:

Director of Undergraduate Studies 

Professor Claire Cardie
417 Gates Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853
Telephone: (607) 255-9206

The Director oversees all aspects of the undergraduate program, including requirements, new course offerings, course scheduling, faculty teaching, and faculty advising. The Director is the principal faculty contact with all academic units that have undergraduate concerns.

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Advising

Nicole Roy 
110E Gates Hall
Phone: (607) 255-0982
Office Hours: for Spring 2017, while classes are in session - beginning Monday, Feb. 6

  • Monday: 1:30 - 3:30pm
  • Tuesday: 2 - 4pm
  • Wednesday: 9 - 11am
  • Thursday: 1:30 - 3:30pm
  • Friday: By appointment

Changes to Office Hours:  CANCELLED Tuesday, April 11th (Out sick)

Nicole works primarily with students with last names starting with the letters M-Z and internal and external transfer students. She provides general advising to majors and non-majors with regard to the CS major curriculum, the CS and Game Design Minors, and policy. She also meets with prospective students and families and those students wishing to transfer to the CS program from inside and outside of Cornell.

Academic Undergraduate Advisor

Stella Lee 
110F Gates Hall
Phone: (607) 255-7741
Office Hours: for Spring 2017, while classes are in session   

If you want to see me outside of my office hours, please email me to make an appointment. Appointments are strongly encouraged since it is not guaranteed that I will be free before/after office hours. (Please check below for any changes to office hours)

  • Monday & Wednesday: 1:30-3:30pm
  • Tuesday: 1:00-3:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:30-11:30am 
  • Friday: By appointment only       

Changes to Office Hours: THURSDAY, APRIL 27 1:30-3:30pm             

Stella works primarily with students with last names starting with the letters A-L. She provides general advising to majors and non-majors with regard to the CS major curriculum, the CS and Game Design Minors, and policy. She also meets with prospective students and families and those students wishing to transfer to the CS program from inside and outside of Cornell.

Student Employment and Course Coordinater

Megan Gatch 
Office: 104 Gates Hall
Phone: (607) 255-3534

Administrative questions regarding course offerings, general course policies, consulting, and other miscellaneous course-related items, as well as questions about student employment in the CS department, should be directed to Megan.

Student Services Administrative Assistant

Katie Muro
Office: 104 Gates Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8231

General administrative support to the undergraduate advisors and course coordinator including the coordination of the Grace Hopper and Tapia scholarship programs.