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

Spring 2024: Academic Calendar

Please check back for updates to the Spring calendar.

Date(s) Event
January 16, Tuesday
@ 12:00 pm
Course Add/Drop Begins for Seniors
January 17, Wed.
@ 9:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Juniors
January 18, Thursday
@ 9:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Sophomores
January 19, Friday
@ 9:00 am
Course Add/Drop Begins for Freshmen and FWS Classes
January 22, Monday Classes Begin
January 29, Monday 7-week 1 Add/Change Credits Ends
February 5, Monday Last day to Add a Regular Academic Session Class/Change Credit Without a Petition
February 19, Monday 7-week 1 Drop/Change Grading Basis Ends
February 23, Friday Project Team / Independent Study Class Add Deadline
February 23, Friday First Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
February 24, Saturday -
February 27, Tuesday
February Break - No Classes
March 13, Wednesday 7-week 2 Classes Begin
March 18, Monday Last 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
March 19, Tuesday First Day a "W" will Appear on the Transcript for Classes Withdrawn by Petition
March 20, Wednesday 7-week 2 Add/Change Credits Ends
March 30, Saturday -
April 7, Sunday
Spring Break - No Classes
April 8, Monday Instruction Resumes
April 10, Wednesday 7-week 2 Drop/Change Grading Basis Ends
April 12, Friday Second Deadline for Submitting Independent Major Requests
May 1, Wednesday Internal Transfer Application Deadline
May 2, Thursday
7:30 am -
May 6, Monday
11:59 pm
Fall '23 Pre-Enrollment for Seniors
May 6, Monday
7:30 am -
May 8, Wednesday
11:59 pm
Fall '23 Pre-Enrollment for Juniors
May 7, Tuesday
7:30 am -
May 9, Thursday
11:59 pm
Fall '23 Pre-Enrollment for Sophomores/Continuing First-Years
May 7, Tuesday Last Day to Withdraw from a Class by Petition with a "W" Appearing On a Transcript
May 7, Tuesday Last Day of Classes
May 8, Wednesday-
May 10, Friday
Study Period
May 11, Saturday First Day of Scheduled Exams
May 18, Saturday Last Day of Scheduled Exams and for Student Academic Activity
May 24 - 26, Friday- Sunday University Commencement Weekend
May 26, Sunday May Degree Conferral Date

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 MarkowskyAdministrative AssistantKlarman Hall, Room KG17