92% of students live on campus. And with a population of 83% out-of-state students, most students stay on campus through the weekends. As a first-year student, you’ll share a floor with other first-years, forming an instant support group. And living on campus makes it easier for you to connect to academic and co-curricular opportunities on campus.
The Thomas Commons is the hub of campus activity. You’ll gather there daily to dine, socialize, exercise, organize events, enjoy late-night activities, explore volunteer and career opportunities, DJ for KRNL, and much more.
Quick tips for staying warm and healthy during winter on the Hilltop, even when the weather says otherwise!
Wondering what a day in the life of actual students at Cornell is like? Check out a general schedule to see how Cornellians balance classes, studying and a social life on the Block Plan!