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Hosting Programs

Hosting programs are great opportunities for admitted students to come see what Cornell Engineering and the university as a whole have to offer!  Visiting campus will provide you with insights you simply can't get through word-of-mouth conversations, viewbooks, or websites. 

 

Admitted Student Hosting Programs

The Offices of Diversity Programs Engineering and Engineering Admissions jointly organize Women in Engineering (WIE) Day and Engineering Diversity Hosting Weekend (EDHW). These hosting programs present you with the opportunity to:

  • Engage with our dynamic faculty, staff, and students
  • Participate in an interactive lab demonstration
  • Tour the Engineering Quad and campus
  • Visit (WIE) or stay overnight (EDHW) in a residence hall with a current student
  • Learn about the opportunities and resources available to Cornell Engineers

In addition, you will be able to engage with members of several of our award-winning engineering student organizations.

Engineering Diversity Hosting Weekend (EDHW)

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Thursday-Saturday, April 19-21, 2018

EDHW provides you with an insider's view into life as a Cornell Engineer! During your visit we want you to be able to experience as much of Cornell Engineering as possible as it is important for you to get a sense of whether Cornell is a good fit for you.

Eligibility

EDHW is for admitted Engineering students only who are graduating high school in Spring 2018.

Further, this hosting program has a particular focus on first-generation college students and/or students from background traditionally underrepresented in engineering:

  • African American/Black,
  • Hispanic/Latino,
  • Native American,
  • Native Hawaiian,
  • Native Pacific Islander, and/or
  • Native Alaskan.

How to Register

Admitted Engineering students are emailed a personal invitation from the office of Engineering Admissions to register for EDHW. Please register early upon receipt of your invitation.

Please note:

  • Registration is free.
  • Registration is first come, first served and fills quickly.
  • Registration via email invitation opens in March 2018.
  • Overnight hosting on-campus is a part of EDHW.

Women in Engineering (WIE) Day

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Saturday, April 20, 2018

We want you to experience the depth and breadth of Cornell Engineering, extracurricular activities, and the campus through direct experience. WIE, a one day program, offers a variety of panels and opportunities to engage with members of the Cornell Engineering community and campus as well as facility tours.

During your WIE experience, you will also have the chance to:

  • Gain an understanding of how the College of Engineering fits within the University
  • Hear from our Engineering Project Team leaders
  • Gain insight into undergraduate research

Eligibility

WIE Day is for admitted Engineering female students only who are graduating high school in Spring 2018.

How to Register

Admitted Engineering students are emailed a personal invitation from the office of Engineering Admissions to register for WIE Day. Please register early upon receipt of your invitation.

Please note:

  • Registration is free.
  • Registration is first come, first served and fills quickly.
  • Registration will open in March 2018.
  • Portions of the program are open for one parent to attend with their student.
  • Overnight hosting on campus is not available as part of the WIE Day.

Other Visit Opportunities

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We know that the opportunity to visit campus is an important factor in identifying if Cornell is what you are looking for in a college experience. To help make the most of your visit, prospective first-year students are also encouraged to attend a Cornell Engineering Information Session, as well as a student-led tour of the Engineering Quad, when available.

Engineering Information Sessions are offered throughout the summer and fall months on most Mondays and Fridays and select Saturdays. Learn more aboutoptions and resources available by planning your visit to Cornell.

Program Contacts

Engineering Admissions
engr_admissions@cornell.edu
607.255.5008 (office)

Diversity Programs in Engineering
dpeng@cornell.edu
607.255.6403 (office)