About ELSO and Contact Information

Caldwell Hall entrance in summer

A division of the Knight Institute for Writing in the Disciplines, the English Language Support Office (ELSO) offers a variety of programs to support multilingual U.S. resident and international graduate and professional students as scholars, writers, speakers, professionals, and members of the Cornell community.” Watch this brief orientation video for a quick overview. 

We look forward to meeting you and working with you during your degree program.

Michelle Crow, ELSO Director and Senior Lecturer

Melissa Myers, Coordinator of Speaking Services and Senior Lecturer

Nathan Lindberg, Coordinator of Writing/Presenting Tutoring Services and Senior Lecturer

Amanda Munson, Program Assistant

Location: Caldwell Hall, room 260

Contact: click here to email ELSO

Fall 2023 ELSO Info Sessions

New to Cornell? Have questions about ELSO programs? You are invited to attend an ELSO Info Session. During these online events, ELSO faculty will provide an overview of ELSO programs and answer your questions.  Zoom links will be provided through the ELSO listserv.

ELSO Info Session Schedule: 

Friday, August 11, 4:00-5:00 pm EST

Tuesday, August 15, 9:00-10:00 am EST

Friday, August 18, 2:00-3:00 pm EST


ELSO Listserv

ELSO Listserv

The ELSO listserv is used to send multilingual and international graduate and professional students information about ELSO events and programs, as well as other events and programs that may be of interest. To join, email ELSO.

Contact Us

We are always happy to answer your questions about our programs. Contact us through the ELSO email account.