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 will be your introduction to Cornell. Check out the January 2018 Orientation Guide today and use the Cornell Orientation App to plan your Orientation schedule. The official Cornell Orientation App is the only app that ensures you have complete up-to-date event information.

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. The College of Arts & Sciences will host a family event on Friday morning, January 19.

Please view this invitation for families attending in January.

Learn more about January Orientation

More information about January Orientation and the new student To Do List is available on newstudents.cornell.edu.