Road AheadCongratulations Class of 2014!


Commencement for the Class of 2014 will be held on Sunday, May 11 at 10:00 a.m. 

Details and planning information can be found HERE.

Information about Diploma pick up can be found HERE.

Information for families can be found HERE.

Senior Reception information- Friday, May 9th, 5:30pm, the OC

This annual event is the kick-off event for graduation weekend and has been a school tradition since 1989. It is co-sponsored by the Alumni Association of Cornell College and the Senior Class Representatives of Student Senate. This event is exclusively for the graduating class and marks the end of the student life and the beginning of alumni life. Since non-seniors and parents are not included, it is also one of the last events the seniors get to participate in as a class.

Senior Checklist

All Seniors should have received an email with information about completing their individual Senior Checklist by Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Items on the checklist include:

  • Mandatory student loan repayment information (for students with loans only)
  • Activating the myCornell account to stay connected with Cornell as alumni
  • Completing the Senior Exit Survey to let Cornell know plans after graduation
  • Reminder to complete the Cornell Diverse Learning Environments Survey
  • Ordering the cap and gown for graduation (students will pay at pick-up time)

A Senior Checklist Help Desk available on Tuesday, March 25 from 11 am-1 pm and from 3 pm-5 pm in Cole Library 212.  Staff members will be available to answer questions and help seniors navigate the checklist. 

Seniors who complete the checklist by March 26th will be entered into a drawing for prizes including 10 caps and gowns ($40 value), 4 $50 gift cards, 8 $25 gift cards, and 14 $20 Zamora’s Market gift cards. 

The Senior Checklist is sponsored by the Career Engagement Center, Office of Institutional Research and Assessment, Financial Aid Office, Business Services, Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving, and the Cornell Bookstore. Questions about the Senior Checklist may be sent to RJ Holmes-Leopold.

Cap and Gowns:
Seniors wil order their cap and gown online at This must be completed by March 25, 2014. They will pay for and pick up orders at the bookstore beginning May 5, 2014. The cap and gown total cost is $39.00 plus tax.


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