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: Spring 2018 (beginning Monday, January 29th - while classes are in session)

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

Changes to Office Hours:  Monday, Feb. 19th, Office Hours CANCELLED (February Break)

Nicole is also available to answer your questions outside of Office Hours when her office door is open (and she is not already meeting with someone). You are also welcome to call or email her to schedule an appointment.

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.


Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Ryan Marchenese 
110F Gates Hall
(607) 255-7741
ryan.m@cornell.edu

Office Hours for Spring 2018 semester:

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: 2pm - 4pm
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: 10am - 12pm

Ryan is available for walk-in advising outside of Office Hours if his office door is open and he is not already meeting with another student. And you are welcome to contact him (email is best) to schedule an appointment outside of Office Hours.

Ryan works primarily with students with last names starting with the letters A-L. He provides general advising to majors and non-majors regarding the CS major curriculum, the CS and Game Design Minors, and policy. He 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 Coordinator

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

Jessica Beebe
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.