As a summer residential student at Cornell, you'll not only work hard, but you'll have a chance to play hard, too.

Check out summer calendars and events

Also, note

Where can I work out?

With three summer locations around campus, Cornell Fitness Centers (CFC) provide an extensive variety of cardio and weight equipment and group exercise classes. Summer residential students can swim for free during open swim hours without a membership.


  • Three-week membership: $30.00
  • Six-week membership: $55.00

You can purchase your membership in the business office in Helen Newman Hall, Room 319, Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 5:00 p.m. They accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover.

For more information, review the Cornell Fitness Center Summer 2022 FAQs.

Where can I swim?

There are a number of options for safe and legal swimming in the Ithaca area. Please note that swimming in the gorges is prohibited. See Gorge Safety for more information.

Community resources

Additional services to support you while you attend our precollege program include