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. We will send you an email in late-December with information about downloading the complete Orientation schedule via Cornell Connects, our mobile app. A printed copy of the Orientation schedule will be distributed when students arrive on campus.

Important Dates

Wednesday 9am-12pm, January 16, 2019: Move into your residence hall; students living off campus are encouraged to also move in during this time.

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

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 have a family orientation 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.