New Student Programs supports new students in their transition to Cornell. We coordinate a comprehensive orientation program for all new undergraduate students, including a welcome program for their families. The transition to university life takes time, and we are dedicated to providing programming and services throughout the first year at the Tatkon Center for First-Year Students.

News & Announcements


Be Your Best Self

Did you know that meditation relieves stress, improves focus, and promotes good health? Drop in to the Tat's weekly Let's Meditate session every Tuesday at 9pm.


Just Drop on By...

Did you know that tutors in five different academic subjecs including Bio, Chem, and Econ offer drop-in tutoring at the Tatkon Center? Drop-in support services including Let's Talk, Let's Meditate, and study skills sessions are also available. So don't be afraid to drop-in for a little help!


Undergraduate Research 411

Meet with Dr. Laurel Southard, director of undergraduate research, next Monday, April 30, to get all your questions answered about how you get started.