On-campus events for admitted students

In honor of your acceptance to Cornell College, you and your family are invited to the Hilltop for Destination: Cornell. This event is for our admitted students only, created for you to meet your classmates, interact with current students and faculty, and enjoy a meal at the Hilltop Cafe.

  • Sunday, Feb. 15
  • Sunday, Mar. 22
  • Sunday, Apr. 26

Registration begins at 1 p.m. Each day includes an optional 2nd day program with an overnight stay.

Program highlights

  • Meet your class
  • Attend academic open houses
  • Try out mini-courses on topics from “Mad Hatters and Pens Wielding Poisons” to “The Logic of the American Dream”
  • Get acquainted with our student support areas, including our pre-professional centers, financial planning, and student life
  • Experience great dining in our nationally-recognized Hilltop Cafe
  • Mingle with faculty and coaches at a special dessert reception
  • Tour the campus
  • Spend the night with a current student in the residence hall (limited availability)
  • Learn about being a Cornell parent

Registration and details

Online registration is not yet available. Please contact the Admission Office at (800) 747-1112 or admissions@cornellcollege.edu for more information.

Off-campus events

If you live in one of the the following areas and are not able to join us on campus, we'll be bringing the festivities to you.


  • Saturday, Mar. 7


  • Sunday, Mar. 8