Cornellians FAQ

How do I submit an item for Class Notes?

Class Notes, which are written by your class correspondents, are your opportunity to connect with your class and share your news with your classmates. Submit your news via the online form to be included in a future column. By submitting an item for Class Notes, you automatically agree to our Terms and Conditions.

How do I notify the University of an alumni death?

Please submit notification—including an obituary, if possible—to the University at Once the University records an alumni death in its database, the relevant information is forwarded to Cornellians for inclusion in a future In Memoriam section.

How do I suggest a potential story topic?

Please submit story suggestions to Summarize your idea in a few sentences and explain why you think it would be a good fit for Cornellians. We regret that we can only feature a small fraction of the many accomplishments of Big Red alumni with story coverage in Cornellians, but topics not chosen will be forwarded to the Class Notes section.

How do I comment on stories?

Cornellians encourages you to share your thoughts related to the content of our stories—especially your own memories of Big Red life—by using the link at the bottom of the text. Comments are public and may be edited for clarity and civility. By submitting a comment, you automatically agree to our Terms and Conditions.

How do I submit my book for consideration among the featured titles?

Cornellians features brief write-ups of a limited number of recently published books by alumni and faculty. For consideration, books must be published by a conventional publisher—not self published, pay-to-publish, publish on demand, or similar—and be of interest to a general audience. Books not featured will be forwarded to the Class Notes section. To submit your book, please email

How do I place a free classified ad?

Please fill out our submission form. The ads can be found here.

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Is Cornellians available in print?

No, we are a purely online publication. A print accommodation, the Cornellians digest, ended after a one-year trial due to very low subscriber interest.

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