Important Dates

Opening and closing dates for 2013-2014

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.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 8:30 a.m. Residence halls open for new and transfer students
Saturday, August 31, 2013 9 a.m. Residence halls open for returning students
Saturday, December 21, 2013 11 a.m. Residence halls close for winter break
Sunday, January 12, 2014 9 a.m. Residence halls open
Thursday, May 8, 2014 11 a.m. Residence halls close for non-graduating students
Sunday, May 11, 2014 6 p.m. Residence halls close for all graduating students

Room selection dates for the 2014-2015 academic year

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