January Orientation

We look forward to welcoming you! Whether you are a first-year spring admit (FYSA), transfer student, or a visiting or exchange student, January Orientation 2019 will be your introduction to Cornell. Use the January 2018 Orientation Guide to get a sense of what Orientation will be like (the 2019 January Orientation Guide will be available in late December or early January).

Important Dates

Wednesday morning, January 16, 2019: Move into your residence hall

Wednesday, January 16-Monday, January 21, 2019: Orientation

Tuesday, January 22, 2019: Classes begin

January Orientation for Families of New Students

Family Orientation is Wednesday, January 16 including afternoon and evening events. The College of Arts & Sciences will host a family event on Thursday morning.

Learn more about January Orientation

More information about January Orientation and the new student To Do List will be available on newstudents.cornell.edu in mid-October.