Cornell in Washington (CIW) is working with Cornell leadership to monitor the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and help ensure the health and well-being of our students, faculty, staff, and community.

CIW operating status

Although our offices in Ithaca and DC are closed and we are working remotely, we remain open for business by phone and email and (by appointment) via Zoom.

For general inquiries

You may also schedule Zoom appointments with Michelle Melanson, student services associate.

Spring 2021 Semester and Summer 2021 Term

CIW’s Spring 2021 Semester and Summer 2021 Term will be held in person, with all students required to follow COVID-19 policies put in place by leadership at Cornell and in Washington, DC. CIW will notify you of any changes to plans as soon as possible.

Please review the CIW Spring Calendar and/or CIW Summer Calendar for details and check the Cornell COVID-19 website regularly for university updates.

Contact us

Contact us with any questions.

Online learning FAQs

For a more information, see the complete list of online learning FAQs.