Cornell University Precollege Studies

Explore Cornell's beautiful campus

In addition to its ivy-covered academic buildings, cutting-edge research labs, and top-notch libraries, residence halls, and eateries, Cornell’s breathtakingly beautiful campus features spacious quads, gorges and waterfalls, woods and gardens, and panoramic views of surrounding hills and Cayuga Lake.

Explore the campus

Live with fellow students in a vibrant community

Summer College students live in North Campus residence halls with residential community advisors who will help you make the most of your experience. In this supportive environment you'll meet students from all over the world and from every walk of life.

Housing

Enjoy world-class dining

Cornell Dining is ranked in the top 10 university dining experiences in the country, providing meal options as diverse as the students we serve. You'll find a wide selection of foods, including vegan and vegetarian options, at all meals. Have special dietary requirements? Cornell Dining will help ensure your needs are met.

Dining

Participate in a variety of fun activities

We encourage you to take advantage of the many activities and events taking place on campus, from residence hall activities and intramural sports to free movies, concerts, and lectures; student-curated art shows; dances and karaoke; culture nights, coffeehouses, ice cream socials, and the ever-popular Summer College Talent Show and after party.

Activities

Take advantage of support services

You'll be well-supported while at Cornell. Our residential staff provides supervision and round-the-clock support. In addition, Summer College students have access to medical care, counseling, and pharmacy services at our health center; 24/7 protection by the Cornell police; drop-in writing workshops and math tutoring; and academic advising and college admissions counseling from Summer College staff.

Student services