Highlights from Announcements 8/8/22

Cascadilla and Fall Creek gorges in summer.
Lindsay France/Cornell University

Fellowship and Assistantship Stipends

Fall 2022 Stipend Payments

University Fellowships – Ph.D. students should receive their fall 2022 fellowship stipends by August 22, 2022. If you have not received your fellowship stipend by August 23, contact your graduate field assistant or the Graduate School Fellowship Office at grad_funding@cornell.edu to ask for a processing update. As a reminder, fellowship checks are generally paid in one payment at the beginning of each semester as a bursar refund. You can enroll in direct deposit for fellowship refunds here.

Assistantships (TA, GRA, GA, RA) – Students appointed on an assistantship for fall 2022 will receive stipend payments on a semi-monthly pay calendar, beginning on August 31, 2022. If you have not received your payment by September 1, please reach out to your graduate field assistant (GFA) to remedy the delay. Assistantship stipend payments are paid in semi-monthly increments throughout the semester in Workday. The first and last payments are partial payments. You can find your specific payment details in your appointment letter. Your GFA can help you if you need a copy of your appointment letter for the semester or need directions to enroll in direct deposit.


Fall 2022 Enrollment & Important Dates

  • Aug. 15 Course enrollment begins (refer to Enrollment Guide for details) 
  • Aug. 22 Classes begin 
  • Sept. 06 Add deadline 
  • Sept. 09 Last day to register without a late registration fee 

Cornell requires all students to complete the Fall Checklist no later than Monday, August 8 (via the Daily Check). Failure to do so will result in an enrollment hold preventing you from enrolling in classes for the fall term. If you have not completed the checklist, please do so immediately.

Student Spotlight

Joshua GarciaJoshua Garcia is a doctoral candidate in horticulture from Phoenix, Arizona. He attended the University of California, Davis as an undergraduate and now studies how microbial consortia in agricultural soils influence horticultural crop traits.

Read more about Joshua Garcia.

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BME Ph.D. Student Awarded FINESST Fellowship

YFP tracer of interstitial fluid flow, Texas-red in blood vessels, and Methoxy-XO4 label of amyloid beta plaquesChris Brunkhorst, a third-year biomedical engineering Ph.D. student in the Schaffer Nishimura Lab, was awarded a $150,000 Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science Technology grant in biological and physical sciences to study how altered gravity states impact interstitial fluid flow and waste clearance in the brain.