Welcome, SHA admitted students!


Congratulations on your acceptance to Cornell’s School of Hotel Administration! As you consider the options before you, we encourage you to take a closer look at our school by connecting with an ambassador or admissions counselor or taking part in one or many of our events for admitted students.

Whether this is your first time interacting with us, or you’re already wearing Cornell RED, we hope that we can show you more about what your life will be like on the hill.


Sailing on Cayuga Lake
Statler Hall in winter
Libe Slope in summer
The Big Red Bear at Beebe Lake
Homecoming football game
Autumn on the arts quad

Attend SHA's virtual events

We’re bringing Cornell to you throughout the month of April! Learn more about the school, meet current students, and make sure that Hotel is a good fit for you.


Student Services and Career Services Virtual Panel:  Do you want learn more about the professional support we offer for Hotel students? Sign up to attend a panel to Zoom with our Student Services and Career services teams, who are ready to answer your questions. Tuesday, April 13, at 6:30pm ET. Register Here

Zoom into a Hotel School Specialty: Want to learn about the wines of Germany, Austria, and Portugal?  If so, join Lecturer Cheryl Stanley in the famous HADM 4300: Introduction to Wines class, on Wednesday, April 14 at 2:40pm ET.  During the lecture she will be leading a non-alcoholic beverage/food pairing. Register and Receive Course Details Here 

Open Office Hours: Zoom in to meet with members of the student support teams, ambassadors, and admissions staff. We are ready to answer your questions. Please review available times during the week of April 26. Register Here


Meet SHA's undergraduate ambassadors

The SHA ambassadors are a group of students who are passionate about welcoming new students to Cornell. Check out their bios below and don’t be surprised if you hear from one of them soon!

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Vikas Reddy ’23

Hometown: Palatine, IL

Favorite things: Food, travel, performance, art

On-campus activities: Cornell Equity Research, Hotel Ezra Cornell, the National Society of Minorities in Hospitality, Hotel School Ambassadors

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Kyra Roach ‘22

Hotelie moments: Investment analysis and torching crème brulee

Favorite things: Getting outdoors, reading, drinking coffee

On-campus activities: Cornell Hotel Society Collegiate Chapter, Dean’s Student Advisory Board, Hotel Leadership Development Program, Hotel Ambassadors

Mick Bronsky

Mick Bronsky ‘23

Hometown: Harrison, NY

Interests: Marketing, real estate, law

Hotelie moments: First-Year Spring Admit, spent fall semester in Paris before coming to the Hotel School!

Favorite things: Traveling, playing and following sports

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Caroline Creaser ’21

Hometown: Montclair, NJ

Minor: Inequality Studies with a track in health equity

On-campus activities: Hotel Ambassadors and Female Leadership in Hospitality President, 95th Annual Hotel Ezra Cornell Programs Director, Delta Delta Delta member

Favorite things: Listening to music, watching NY sports, and perfecting cheese plates

Benjamin Nelson

Benjamin Nelson ‘22

Hometown: Demarest, NJ

Interests: Luxury hotels and resorts, tech

On-campus activities: Statler Hotel Front Office, The Grid VP of Consulting, Hotel Ambassadors

Jenniviv Bansah

Jenniviv Bansah ’22

Hometown: Westchester, NY

Minor: Information Science

Interests: Pursuing a career in tech

Favorite things: Playing tennis, car rides, listening to music

Maryam Quraishi

Maryam Quraishi ‘21

Hometown: Downingtown, PA

On-campus activities: Hotel Ambassadors, Hotel Ezra Cornell Media and IT Director

Favorite things: Trying new food, exploring Ithaca’s Gorges, relaxing in the sun, sitting in a corner of a coffee shop

Ela Ferhangil

Ela Ferhangil ’23

Hometown: New York City

On-campus activities: Hotel Ambassadors, Business Computing Teaching Assistant, Cornell Hotel Society Finance Committee, Greek like

Favorite things: Traveling, spending time with friends and family, trying new foods

Claudia Wood

Claudia Wood ’23

Hometown: Vienna, VA

Favorite things: Dance, charcuterie boards, traveling

Dream destination: Santorini, Greece

Sam Fuqua

Sam Fuqua ’22

Hometown: Chappaqua, NY

Favorite things: Cooking, hanging out with my friends, binging new shows on Netflix, Ithaca’s local restaurant scene, trying new foods

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Mia Haggerty '21

Hometown: Kenilworth, IL

Academic and career interests: real estate, Cornell Real Estate Club, asset management

Favorite things: hiking gorge trails around Ithaca, yoga, trying different restaurants



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Mia Haggerty ’22, her dad, Steve ’90, and mom, Elleke ’91 all went to Cornell, but decades apart. What was their experience like? How has Cornell changed? Watch their video together to learn more!


Important links for admitted students

The following links will help you navigate the university. It will help you find important information as well as next steps before you deposit and ensure your place in our Class of 2025!

Are you ready? We can’t wait to see you!

SUBMIT YOUR DEPOSIT


Contact SHA’s admissions office

You can contact the Admissions Office with any questions by emailing sha_admissions@cornell.edu or calling us at 607-254-4228.

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