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The American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) has been working with Cornell Admissions to open doors to promising futures for Haudenosaunee and other American Indian and Indigenous students. We recruit qualified Native applicants from all parts of the United States, Canada, and across the globe. This recruitment is done through visits to high schools, academic conferences, and national organizations.

Our full time student services associate, Kathy Halbig, has over 15 years of experience and serves as a resource to help prospective students and their families determine whether Cornell is the right fit. Before applying, please contact us to learn about how we can assist you during the application process, including:

  • Application Tips and Strategies
  • Personal Essay Reviews
  • Sitting in on a class
  • AIISP Tour
  • Akwe:kon Tour
  • Applying for "Promising Futures" (Undergraduate Spring Recruitment Event)
Experience the beauty and energy of Cornell’s Ithaca campus in this video, Cornell University: Glorious to View (Short).


To help us provide the most relevant information to you, please fill out the following questionnaire:


Prospective Student Questionnaire