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Information for Prospective and Incoming Students

Incoming Students Fall 2017

If you were admitted with financial aid or placed on the waiting list, you should have received detailed information by email from the admissions coordinator, Rachel Lukens ( If you have received an email from the Director of Graduate Studies, then your formal offer letter is in progress. If you have not received such information, you have not been admitted or placed on the waiting list yet. Notice of rejection also comes from the admissions coordinator.


Fall 2017 Math Review Course and Other Arrival Information

The Economics Ph.D. Math Review Course will run Monday, July 31 through Friday, August 18.  It consists of 15 half-day lectures and three problem set sessions.  This course is strongly recommended for all entering students. There is no tuition charge for students in the Economics Ph.D. program. 

Math Review Course Syllabus 

Mandatory teaching assistant training, for those students who will be TAs at Cornell for the first time in the 2017-2018 academic year, is August 16-18.  Graduate School orientation is Monday, August 21st. Classes begin on Tuesday, August 22nd. (Cornell Academic Calendar 2017-2018)


[updated July 31, 2017]

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Department of Economics
404 Uris Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, N.Y. 14853
Phone: (607) 255-4254
Fax: (607) 255-2818