Frequently asked questions
What is the difference between a minor and a concentration?
This is a common question as one navigates The Hotel School. Please reference this link for more information on the differences between a minor and a concentration.
How do students get internships?
There are a wide variety of means by which students come across internships and professional opportunities. From informal networking to career fairs to job postings across the Hotel School, students come across a variety of opportunities and will find a place to pursue their interests.
Please consult our great Career Management team for more information.
What is “The 180?”
“The 180” is another name for the Office of Student Services located in Room 180 in Statler Hall. At the 180, you’ll find many resources such as Academic Advising, the Office of the Registrar, Career Management, and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.
What is the difference between free credits and non-HADM credits?
How can I make the best out of my Hotel School experience?
The Hotel School family is a warm and welcoming one and we are excited that you are now a part of this community. Don’t be afraid to reach out to faculty and staff who can help guide you through your college career. Try to keep an open mind in terms of what you would like to do in the future because many students find themselves pursuing a different career than the one they initially had in mind.
How can I book a study room in Statler Hall?
There are multiple kinds of rooms you can reserve at Statler Hall at no cost to Hotelies– interview and group study rooms. Interview rooms are smaller rooms with a desk and chairs that can hold about six people. Conference rooms have a large boardroom desk with whiteboards and chairs that can hold about 5–12 people, depending on the room that you reserve. The rooms are located in the library and on the second and third floors. You can approach the library help desk at Nestle Library and book a room in advance or for that time with your Cornell ID for a maximum of two hours.