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


Cupcakes Thursday

Enjoy a post-prelim break. Drop by Tatkon on Thursday, November 21 between 8-9 pm to decorate and enjoy a cupcake.


Drop in Programs for You

Did you know that we have daily drop in programs at the Tatkon Center from Economics to Meditation, Chemistry to Let's Talk?


Join Us for Mindfulness Mondays

Every Monday evening we invite you to stop by the Tatkon Center for a mindfulness opportunity at 8pm. Come one week or come to all and reignite your spirit.