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 Lillian Lee
419 Gates Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, New York 14853
Telephone: (607) 255-8119

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

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.  Feel free to stop by during office hours or schedule an appointment.


Undergraduate Academic Advisor

Ryan Marchenese 
110F Gates Hall
(607) 255-7741

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. Feel free to stop by during office hours or schedule an appointment.


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 should be directed to Megan.

Student Employment questions should be directed to: cis-student-app@cornell.edu