MS Student Financial Support

Good Standing:  The Field of Computer Science will provide guaranteed financial support as long as you are in good standing within the field.

An example of not being in good standing is failure to meeting a Graduate School Milestone without an approved general petition (Special Committee Formation; M exam Schedule; Time to Degree)
Failure to be a good TA for the course you are assigned to be a TA for.
You will receive a letter from the DGS/Assistant Director if you are not in good standing.  If you are not in good standing, you will have at least one semester to get in good standing.
Support will be provided in the form of a teaching assistantship (TA

Appointment Periods:

              Fall:                     Aug 21 - Jan 5

              Spring:               Jan 6 - May 20

University Policy 1.3, Graduate Student Assistantships

Support Letters**

TA Support Letters are sent at the start of each fall and spring semester.

              Aug 10               Fall

              Dec 10               Spring

Vacation Policy:  Cornell Policy 1.3

How do I find my appointment letter(s) in workday?

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  • Choose Personal and then Documents
  • If you are still having trouble locating your letter(s), please reach out to Melody Padgett