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Undergraduate Lounge

The Undergraduate Economics Lounge, located in Uris Hall room 477, is a small relaxed atmosphere workspace for undergraduate students. The lounge is often used by students to have group meetings, get some work done, or hang out in between classes.

This facility is equipped with comfortable chairs, a large whiteboard, and work tables for students to complete assignments.  Various economics journals, office supplies, and a copy of The New York Times are also available daily.  Information about the major, upcoming events, and economics opportunities are posted within the lounge. 

Coffee and Conversation:

During the academic year, the very popular Coffee and Conversation program, is held each Wednesday from 10:00am-2:00pm in the lounge.  Enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks while getting to know some other Economics majors! 

If your economics related program, class, or organization would like to host a Coffee and Conversation contact Sarah at  This is a popular time for students to enjoy the lounge, work on an assignment, and socialize with faculty.


477 Uris Hall - Take the stairs or elevator to the fourth floor, face the Cornell Economics logo, and a take a left down the hallway. 


Currently, the lounge is open 24 hours a day.  Please treat the lounge with respect and clean up after yourself. 

If you need an escort after a late night of studying call Cornell Police at 607-255-7373.  A member of their escort team will walk you back to your residence hall.  This service operates from 8:00pm-2:00am Sunday through Thursday and 8:00pm-1:00am Friday and Saturday while classes are in session.


Sarah Schupp's (Undergraduate Experience Coordinator) office is located directly next to the lounge.  Feel free to stop by to ask questions about the major and how to get connected with campus resources.  Students may reserve the lounge for economics related programming and a projector may be set up. Contact Sarah at for more information or if you have a suggestion for the lounge.  

Related Links

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