January Orientation

We look forward to welcoming you in January! Whether you are a first-year spring admit (FYSA), transfer student, or a visiting or exchange student, January Orientation will be your introduction to Cornell. Check out the January 2018 Orientation Guide today.

Important Dates

Thursday morning, January 18, 2018: Move into your residence hall

Thursday, January 18-Tuesday, January 23, 2018: Orientation

Wednesday, January 24, 2018: Classes begin

January Orientation for Families of New Students

Family Orientation is Thursday, January 18 including afternoon and evening events. The College of Arts & Sciences will host a family event on Friday morning, January 19.

Complete details for 2018 will be available in late December. Curious now? Get a sense by viewing January 2017 Family Orientation events.

Learn more about January Orientation

More information about January Orientation and the new student To Do List is available on newstudents.cornell.edu.