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Participating Colleges and Programs

Entrepreneurship@Cornell works with all campus schools, colleges, and organizations to help create and promote entrepreneurship education, events, and commercialization. For information on entrepreneurial activities within a specific college or organization, visit the pages listed below. You can also find a cross-curriculum listing of courses, faculty, and student groups in the Students and Faculty sections of this web site.


The College of Arts and Sciences

Arts & Sciences web site

The College of Arts and Sciences offers a range of courses, career opportunities, and other resources to support A&S students interested in pursuing their entrepreneurial passions. Learn more here.

The College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Architecture, Art, and Planning web site

AAP provides students, faculty, and staff with unique opportunities to harness their own entrepreneurial spirits and pursue endeavors that bring personal growth while giving back to the community -- locally and globally. Visit to learn more.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences web site 
Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences houses the Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management. Its internationally renowned areas of expertise in food and agricultural economics, management science, environmental and resource economics, and international and development economics work in concert to fulfill the School’s mission to inform and foster the public stewardship and private management of businesses, organizations, livelihoods, and natural resources. The Dyson School offers the B.S., M.S., M.P.S., and Ph.D. degrees, and conducts frontier research and delivers innovative extension/outreach programs in all four of the School’s areas of expertise. The Dyson School’s undergraduate degree is accredited by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The College of Engineering

College of Engineering web site

As an active participant in the university-wide Entrepreneurship@Cornell program, the College of Engineering has a wide range of courses, events, and experiential learning activities designed to help students begin their journey of business creation and success in any engineering discipline. Learn more here.

The School of Hotel Administration

Hotel Administration web site

The School of Hotel Administration's Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship supports and enables innovation and new business formation in the hospitality industry. The institute provides students with guidance on entrepreneurship study, introduces students to hospitality entrepreneurs, and encourages students to pursue entrepreneurial endeavors. Visit the Leland C. and Mary M. Pillsbury Institute for Hospitality Entrepreneurship home page for more information.

The College of Human Ecology

Human Ecology web site

The School of Industrial and Labor Relations

ILR web site


Johnson's web site

Johnson’s Entrepreneurship and Innovation Institute (EII): The mission of EIIis to foster the three most critical components of entrepreneurship and innovation; Knowledge, Networking, and Opportunity.  EII advances this mission through research, classroom courses, events, outreach programs, and hands on involvement with real world start ups.Together, these components form a robust, comprehensive menu for engagement among all current and aspiring stakeholders in our entrepreneurship and innovation ecosystem: students, faculty, researchers, alumni, inventors, investors, advisors, and mentors. Please check us out at

Cornell Law School

Law School web site

Cornell Center for Materials Research

Center for Materials Research web site

Cornell Center for Materials Research's mission is to advance, explore and exploit the science and engineering of advanced materials. The mission of CCMR's Industrial Partnerships Program is to promote active cooperation between CCMR and industry. Via a portfolio of targeted programs, this program promotes bench to bench collaboration with industry, supports NYS url businesses' access to university-based R&D and problem solving and provides assistance tailored to the needs of entrepreneurs and early-stage start-up companies. Learn more at

The Cornell Center for Technology, Enterprise and Commercialization

CCTEC web site

The Cornell Center for Technology, Enterprise and Commercialization transfers technologies that result from academic research at Cornell University to advance the university's missions and to benefit the public. CCTEC serves both the general campus in Ithaca and the Weill Cornell Medical College in New York City, and is an important interface with industry and the Cornell community.

The Center for Life Science Enterprise

Life Science Enterprise web site

The Center for Life Science Enterprise's mission is to benefit the biotechnology and life sciences industries of New York State by focusing on technology transfer, economic development, workforce training, entrepreneurial support, and research and development.