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CAM Visit Days

Center for Applied Mathematics Visit Days
(attendance restricted to students admitted for Fall 2018)

When: Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10
What: Meet current students, faculty and other newly admitted students and explore the Cornell campus and city of Ithaca.

Schedule (subject to change):

Thursday, March 8 8:00-10:00 pm Welcome reception with current students and faculty
Agava Restaurant
Friday, March 9 8:45-9:45 am Breakfast/Meet & Greet
Rhodes 655
  9:50-11:30 am Faculty Research Talks
Rhodes 655
-9:50-10:10 am:  David Bindel
-10:15-10:35 am:  Steve Strogatz
-10:45-11:05 am:  Carla Gomes
-11:10-11:30 am:  Sid Banerjee
  11:45 am-12:15 pm Individual faculty meetings
  12:30-1:30 pm Lunch with faculty
Castello Room, Taverna Banfi, Statler Hotel
  1:40-3:15 pm Individual faculty meetings
  3:30-4:30 pm CAM Colloquium: Peter Frazier (Cornell ORIE)
Rhodes 253
  4:30-5:30 pm Post-Colloquium Reception
Rhodes 657
  6:30-9:00 pm Dinner with current students
Ithaca Beer Company
  9:00 pm Optional/informal after-hours socializing
Saturday, March 10 9:30-10:30 am Breakfast
Castello Room, Taverna Banfi, Statler Hotel
  10:30-11:15 am Campus tour
Meet in Statler Hotel Lobby

What Do I Need to Do?

1. Make your travel arrangements to and from Ithaca, New York.

    • Visit Preparing for Your Visit for information on air and bus travel options around Ithaca.
      • The Ithaca/Tompkins Regional Airport is located conveniently in town, and the Syracuse Hancock International Airport is approximately 60 miles north of Cornell (estimated driving time of 1.5 hours to Ithaca).
      • Bus service is available via commercial carriers as well as our Campus-to-Campus bus line that runs between Ithaca and NYC.
    • Please note that your meals and your lodging at the Best Western University Inn will be reserved and paid for by CAM, as well as ground transportation to and from all scheduled events.
  1. Complete this survey to confirm your attendance.
  2. Request reimbursement for your travel expenses.
    • Reasonable travel expenses up to $450 will be reimbursed by CAM.
    • Submit the Visitor Travel Reimbursement Form with original receipts. You may request to have these funds reimbursed by direct deposit with the submission of an ACH form (note: a voided check is not needed).
    • International students traveling on a B1, B2 or visa waiver must also submit a copy of the I-94 form.
    • All reimbursement materials may be submitted to

We look forward to welcoming you to Ithaca and Cornell University!