Office of Alumni RelationsFrequently Asked Questions

How can I request credentialing information or obtain a copy of my transcript or diploma?
How can I update my contact information?
How can I make a gift to Weill Cornell Medical College?
How can I pay my Alumni Association dues?
How can I register for an upcoming event?
How can I submit Class Notes to Weill Cornell Medicine?
How can I set up email forwarding?
How can I find out my CWID and password?
How can I find out about admission requirements?
How can I find out about Foreign Electives?
How can I get in touch with a former classmate?
How can I gain access to the Samuel J. Wood Medical Library?
How can I obtain housing information on campus?
If I plan to be on campus, is there parking available?
If I am interested in hosting or sponsoring an alumni event in my region, who should I contact?

How can I request credentialing information or obtain a copy of my transcript or diploma?

For detailed information about credentialing, please visit this website created by the Office of Academic Affairs. To request a copy of your transcript or diploma, contact Martin Hunter in the Office of the Registrar at (212) 746-1050 or mah2052@med.cornell.edu

How can I update my contact information?

Thank you for staying in touch with your alma mater. You can update your contact information in any of the following ways:

  1. Complete our online form.
  2. Call the Office of Alumni Relations at (646) 317-7419.
  3. Email the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@med.cornell.edu.
  4. Write to us at:
    Office of Alumni Relations
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    1300 York Avenue, Box 61
    New York, NY 10065

How can I make a gift to Weill Cornell Medical College?

Thank you for supporting Weill Cornell. You can give online by visiting the alumni website and clicking "Donate Now" on the left side of the page.

You can also make a gift to your class fund (or any other area) by completing a WCMC Alumni Gift Reply Form and faxing it to (212) 832-0205 or returning it by mail with a check or credit card information to:

Office of Development
Weill Cornell Medical College
1300 York Avenue, Box 123
New York, NY 10065

You can also call the Office of Alumni Relations at (646) 317-7419 to provide your credit card details.

If you would like information about planned gifts, wire transfers, or gifts of stock, please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at (646) 317-7419.

How can I pay my Alumni Association dues?

All alumni who received their M.D. from Weill Cornell Medical College are eligible for membership in the WCMC Alumni Association. To join and receive your membership card, please complete the WCMCAA Membership Form and return it to the Office of Alumni Relations with your dues payment. You can also pay your dues online by visiting the alumni website and clicking "Donate Now" on the left side of the page. When asked to provide a gift designation, enter "WCMC Alumni Association Dues." On the next page, you will be asked to select a gift amount. Annual dues are $50 for a regular membership and $10 for retirees. Membership is complimentary for alumni who graduated between 2008-2011.

If you have any questions about WCMC Alumni Association membership, please contact Brian Schober in the Office of Alumni Relations at (646) 317-7413 or alumni@med.cornell.edu.

How can I register for an upcoming event?

You can register for any of our events by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at (646) 317-7419 or alumni@med.cornell.edu. To see a list of our upcoming events, click here.

How can I submit Class Notes to Weill Cornell Medicine?

You can submit your Class Notes using our online form, or by sending your update in an email to the Office of Alumni Relations at alumni@med.cornell.edu.

How can I set up email forwarding?

You will need your current CWID and password to set up email forwarding. If you need help accessing your CWID and password, please click here.

To set up email forwarding, please follow these steps.

  1. Visit https://email.med.cornell.edu/ and log in with your current CWID and password.
  2. Select "Options" at the lower left hand corner.
  3. Select "Forwarding" in the left navigation bar.
  4. Select the "Enable automatic forwarding" checkbox.
  5. Type in your preferred email address(es) in "Forward to:".
  6. Click "Save Preferences" button at the bottom of the page.

The college will then automatically forward all email sent to your Weill Cornell address (you2002@med.cornell.edu) to your current preferred email address.

How can I find out my CWID and password?

To find out your Center-Wide ID (CWID or NetID), click here and search for your name. Once you have your CWID or NetID, you can create a new password here.

How can I find out about admission requirements?

Please visit the Office of Admissions' website for detailed information about admissions procedures and requirements.

You can also contact the Office of Admissions at (212) 746-1067 or wcmc-admissions@med.cornell.edu.

How can I find out about Foreign Electives?

To learn more about foreign electives, contact Dianne Young in the Office of Global Health Education. Dianne can be reached at dey2001@med.cornell.edu or (212) 821-0582.

How can I get in touch with a former classmate?

Because of HIPAA regulations, we are not allowed to disclose alumni contact information. However, if you would like us to forward a message to a former classmate, please send your message to alumni@med.cornell.edu.

How can I gain access to the Samuel J. Wood Medical Library?

Dues-paying members of the WCMC Alumni Association are eligible for borrowing privileges at the Samuel J. Wood Library at the Medical College. To register for borrowing privileges, alumni must present their Alumni Association membership card at the circulation desk. The library is also pleased to announce the addition of a new and improved Alumni Services website which enables alumni to access both print and electronic resources from within the library, explore the Medical Center Archives, peruse resources provided by Cornell University Libraries, and submit artwork to be included in the annual Medical Complex Art Show. Furthermore, alumni can access a number of free electronic journals from home by clicking here. For more information on alumni library services, please contact Loretta Merlo at (212) 746-1984 or lamerlo@med.cornell.edu.

How can I obtain housing information on campus?

Rooms are frequently available at the Helmsley Medical Tower located at 1320 York Avenue (between 70th and 71st Streets). For more information, please call (212) 472-8400. You can also contact our Housing Department at (212) 746-1001 for dormitory room availability.

If I plan to be on campus, is there parking available?

Yes, there are several public parking garages in the vicinity of the Medical College. Click here for a list of parking garages in the area.

If I am interested in hosting or sponsoring an alumni event in my region, who should I contact?

If you would like to host, sponsor or serve on a host committee for an alumni event in your region, please contact Clara Cullen in the Office of Alumni Relations at 646-317-7412 or clc2016@med.cornell.edu.

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