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. The January 2018 Orientation Guide will be available in mid-December. Curious now?  View the 2017 January Orientation Guide.

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, and Friday morning, January 19, 2018.

Complete details for 2018 will be available in early January. 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, beginning in mid-October.