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.

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

Orientation Schedule

Our official Cornell Orientation app will help you organize your orientation schedule, make your way around campus, and connect with other students. Download the app before you arrive on campus. Students have the option to pick up a printed copy of the Cornell Orientation Guide when they arrive on campus.

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.