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

Tatkon is Hiring!

Are you interested in a dynamic student job that works with new students? The Tatkon Center is hiring students for next academic year. Submit an application by March 6.


Drop In

Did you know the Tatkon Center has free drop in services for Econ, Chemistry, Math, writing and more? Check out the complete schedule of weekly services.


Mind Your Meditation

Research shows that meditation has a positive impact on our health and well-being. Did you know that the Tat hosts a free weekly meditation session every week?