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.

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Tat Chat with Dr. Tom Ruttledge

Come to the Tatkon Center on Monday, March 19 at 5pm for conversation and refreshments with orgo professor Dr. Tom Ruttledge. He will talk about his life outside of academia, including his personal and professional career path.

Be a Mentor, a Leader, a Friend...Become an Orientation Leader

Are you interested in connecting with new students? Making them feel at home? Guiding them and answering questions? We are recruiting students from all undergraduate colleges to be Orientation Leaders in August 2018. Apply by March 22.