News & Events


Please refer to the master calendar for additional events and information.

    Thursday, August 21st

  • Children's Story Time
    Children's Room, Cole Library
    9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Join us for story time fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs

  • Monday, August 25th

  • Registration closed for returning students
    To accommodate registration for new students, the online registration system will be turned off for returning students from Monday, Aug. 25 through Thursday, Sept. 4. Returning students wishing to utilize the online add/drop system to change any classes should do so before Monday, Aug. 25 or wait until after Thursday, Sept. 4. Questions? Contact Megan Hicks (mhicks). Contact: Megan Hicks
  • Monday Matinee Movie for Adults
    Room 108, Cole Library
    1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
    Cole Library shows a Monday Matinee Movie for Adults at 1 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month during the year. The title of the movie is chosen on a monthly basis. If you plan to attend please call 895-4271 to reserve your seat. Contact: Cathy Boggs
  • The Opening of The College
    Kimmel Theatre
    4:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
    The Opening of The College will take place on Monday, Aug. 25, beginning at 4:00 p.m. with a program in Kimmel Theatre. We will introduce new employees (date of hire Sept. 1, 2013, or later) followed by the announcement of newly promoted/reassigned faculty and staff, the announcement of endowed professorship appointments, and the recognition of employees celebrating 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, and 45 consecutive years of service to the College. A reception will follow in the Thomas Commons from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The events are open to all faculty, staff, and emeriti faculty as well as everyone’s spouses/partners. Contact: RuthAnn Scheer

  • Tuesday, August 26th

  • Lego Club
    108, Cole Library
    3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Join Lego Club and build! Contact: Grace Chamberlain
  • Knitting Night
    326, Cole Library
    6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Bring your current knitting project and join in the fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs

  • Wednesday, August 27th

  • New Student Move In
    Various locations
    8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    New Students move into residence halls across campus Contact: Judy Goetschius
  • New Student Convocation
    Various locations
    4:00 p.m. - 4:20 p.m.
    Cornell will hold its annual New Student Convocation outside, in the quad surrounded by South, Norton, and College halls. The event welcomes the Class of 2018 into the Cornell family and gives parents a chance to see an academic procession with faculty and hear brief messages from the president, dean, and chaplain. Students will process down the pedestrian mall from Allee Chapel to College Hall, passing through the ranks of the faculty and staff, who will welcome them and wish them good luck. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held in King Chapel. Contact: Cindy Krob

  • Thursday, August 28th

  • Children's Story Time
    Children's Room, Cole Library
    9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
    Join us for story time fun! Contact: Cathy Boggs