Opening and closing dates for 2014-2015

Please refer to the following dates when making travel arrangements to and from Cornell. Students must vacate their residence hall room at the time indicated. No exceptions are allowed. Students who find it necessary to arrive earlier or depart later are expected to make alternative off-campus arrangements.

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

8:30 a.m.

Residence halls open for new and transfer students

Saturday, August 30, 2014

9 a.m.

Residence halls open for returning students

Saturday, December 20, 2014

11 a.m.

Residence halls close for winter break

Sunday, January 11, 2015

9 a.m.

Residence halls open

Thursday, May 7, 2015

11 a.m.

Residence halls close for non-graduating students

Sunday, May 10, 2015

6 p.m.

Residence halls close for all graduating students


Room selection dates for the 2014-2015 academic year

***The information below is for room selection events that occurred spring semester 2014 for the 2014-2015 academic year and is here for reference purposes only. Information on choosing a room for 2015-2016 will be posted early in the Spring of 2015. ***

The following are the dates for the Room Selection process beginning in January 2014 for housing in the 2014-2015 school year. This information only applies to current students. New or transfer students looking to attend Cornell College in the fall should complete the housing preference form for new students (provided by their admission counselor).

Room selection Information Sessions

  • Monday, March 17, 2014 from 3 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. in Hedges (Thomas Commons)

  • Thursday, March 20, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. in Hedges (Thomas Commons)

  • Monday, March 24, 2014 from 3:30 - 4 p.m. in Shaw (Thomas Commons)

Living & Learning Communities

  • Information Session: December 10, 2013 from 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in Hedges (Thomas Commons)

  • Information Session: December 16, 2013 from 11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. in Hedges (Thomas Commons)

  • Information Session: January 15, 2014 from 7 p.m. - 8 p.m. in Hedges (Thomas Commons)

  • Charters Due: January 24, 2014 by 4 p.m.

  • Notification: January 31, 2014 via e-mail

Off-Campus Housing Lottery for Rising Seniors

  • Lottery: January 20 - January 22, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Residence Life Office

  • Notification: January 24, 2014 via e-mail

Wilch Apartments Lottery

  • LOTTERY: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the Residence Life Office

  • NOTIFICATION: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 via e-mail

Russell Hall Suites, New Hall Suites and 10th Avenue Apartments Lottery

  • LOTTERY: Wednesday, March 19, 2014 from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall Lounge

  • NOTIFICATION: Thursday, March 20, 2014 via e-mail

Sleep Inn Lottery

  • LOTTERY: Friday, March 21, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. in the Residence Life Office

  • NOTIFICATION: Monday, March 24, 2014

Numbers Draw

  • Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 8 a.m. - 9 a.m. on the OC (Thomas Commons)

  • Tuesday, March 25, 2014 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the OC (Thomas Commons)

Room Selection for Singles, Triples and Quads

  • Tuesday, April 1, 2014 starting at 7 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall lounge

Room Selection for Doubles

  • Thursday, April 3, 2014 starting at 6:30 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall lounge

Late Room Draw

  • Thursday, April 3, 2014 starting at approximately 8:30 p.m. in Pfeiffer Hall lounge