We highly recommend that students, parents, and guardians arrive in time to attend the 2:00 p.m. Welcome and the Dean and Faculty Convocations.

Parents and guardians are encouraged to leave after the 4:00 p.m. Faculty Convocation.

Arrivals after 3:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

9:00 a.m–3:00 p.m.
Follow signs to residence halls and designated parking.
Residence halls open at 9:00 a.m. We cannot accommodate early arrivals.
North Campus, off Pleasant Grove Road
9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Please call ahead for any special dietary needs at 607.255.5952.
Dining services
Students may begin using their Cornell ID for meals at lunchtime; parents/guardians may also buy guest meal tickets.
Marketplace Eatery, Robert Purcell Community Center
10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
Books and supplies
Open time to purchase books, course supplies, and Cornell gear.
The Cornell Store
2:00–3:00 p.m.
Please let us know in advance if you need special accommodations such as sign language interpretation.
Welcome and Dean's Convocation
Summer College director and residential program directors welcome you to Cornell, followed by Glenn C. Altschuler, dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies, and a Weiss Presidential Fellow.
Bailey Hall
3:00–4:00 p.m.
Faculty Convocation
Faculty greet students and families and give a program overview.
Bailey Hall
4:00 p.m.
Activities for parents conclude at this time.
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Use your Cornell ID card.
Marketplace Eatery, Robert Purcell Community Center
7:30 p.m.
Ice cream party
Court-Kay-Bauer Quad
9:30 p.m.
At required get-togethers, you'll learn about college life and how to avoid common problems.
Mandatory residence hall meeting
Discussion of residential policies and getting around campus.
Residence hall
12:00 a.m., midnight
If you turn in early, please tell your Residential Community Advisor (RCA).
Nightly check-in
Residence hall

Sunday, June 23, 2019

7:00–9:30 a.m.
Marketplace Eatery, Robert Purcell Community Center
11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Marketplace Eatery, Robert Purcell Community Center
1:00–4:00 p.m.
Scavenger hunt
Residence hall lobby
5:00–7:30 p.m.
Marketplace Eatery, Robert Purcell Community Center
5:15–7:15 p.m.
Don't forget to pick up your free Summer College string bag.
Activities fair
Talk with Summer College staff, sign up for intramural sports, volunteer with the Summer College Yearbook, and consult with Cornell University Information Technologies staff about computer questions.
Balch, Unit 1 lounge
After 7:15 p.m.
Get enough sleep—classes begin tomorrow!
Free time
Use the rest of the evening to find your class locations or socialize with students and residence staff.
Cornell campus