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Cornell University is a world-class research institution known for the breadth and rigor of its curricula, and an academic culture dedicated to preparing students to be well-educated and well-rounded citizens of the world. Its faculty, staff and students believe in the critical importance of knowledge—both theoretical and applied—as a means of improving the human condition and solving the world’s problems. With campuses in Ithaca, New York, New York City, and Doha, Qatar, Cornell is a private, Ivy League research university and the land-grant institution of New York state.

Cornell's colleges and schools—including four "contract colleges" ("statutory colleges" is not an acceptable representation) that are noted below by an asterisk and operated by Cornell under contract with New York state—encompass more than 100 fields of study, many of which provide opportunities for learning and engagement that span the state, the nation and the world:

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences*

Cornell AgriTech in Geneva, New York, is part of CALS on the Ithaca campus.

Cornell AgriTech retains the foundational designation 'New York State Agricultural Experiment Station', but this designation is not required to be listed when referring to the Cornell AgriTech in plain text. For more information, view the brand guidelines.

"CALS"
College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

AAP operates two off-campus study programs: one in New York City called AAP NYC and one in Rome called Cornell in Rome.

"AAP"
College of Arts and Sciences
"A&S"
College of Engineering
"Cornell Engineering"
College of Human Ecology*
"HumEc" or "CHE"
College of Veterinary Medicine*
"the veterinary college" or "CVM"
Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science

The Cornell Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science includes three academic departments that welcome faculty, researchers and students from across the university involved with computer science, information science and statistical science.

"Cornell Bowers CIS"

Note: "School of Computing and Information Science" is not an acceptable representation, nor is "Computer and Information Science."

Cornell Cooperative Extension

Cornell Cooperative Extension, the New York State division of the National Extension System, translates Cornell’s world-class research into practical, real-world knowledge for New York residents, businesses and communities in fulfillment of Cornell’s Land Grant Mission. County-based offices operate independently and each focuses on the issues that matter most to residents, tailoring knowledge and expertise to solve pressing local concerns and advance vital community interests.

"CCE"

Examples: "Cornell Cooperative Extension XXX County", "Cornell Cooperative Extension XXX Team/Program", "Cornell Cooperative Extension XXX XXX Counties", "CCE XXX County".

Cornell Graduate School
"the Graduate School"
Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

The Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy harnesses the university’s wide-ranging expertise in public policy teaching, research and engagement into a shared academic home. Policy- and government-focused professors from the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Human Ecology, as well as policy-engaged scholars from related fields across the university, comprise its founding faculty.

"Cornell Brooks School" or "BPP"
Cornell Law School
"the Law School"
Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business comprises the university's three accredited business schools and brings together the excellence and breadth of Cornell’s leading undergraduate, graduate and professional business programs:

"SC Johnson" or "the SC Johnson College"

Note: "CCB," "COB," "SCJ" or "College of Business" are not acceptable representations.

Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

Dyson is a shared school with CALS.

"Dyson"
Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management
"Johnson"
Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration
"the Nolan School"
Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech is a graduate campus on Roosevelt Island in New York City.
Please consult the naming and branding guidelines for activities located at Cornell Tech.

"Cornell Tech"

Note: "Cornell NYC Tech" is not an acceptable representation.

Cornell University Library

Cornell University Library is an academic unit that promotes a culture of broad inquiry and supports the university's mission to discover, preserve and disseminate knowledge and creative expression.

"CUL"

Note: "Cornell University Libraries" or "Cornell Libraries" are not acceptable representations.

School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions
"SCE"
School of Industrial and Labor Relations*
"the ILR School" or "ILR"
Weill Cornell Medicine (New York City)

Weill Cornell Medicine includes Weill Cornell Medical College, Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences, the Weill Cornell Physician Organization and Weill Cornell Medicine – Qatar.

"Weill Cornell Medicine"

Note: "Weill" or "Cornell Weill" are not acceptable representations. Please use the full name in all instances.

* Contract colleges