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.
"From our first meeting with alumni and other professionals from Chicago at a casual meet and greet, my fears and doubts about my capabilities to enter the professional world disappeared. I felt as though I could communicate effectively, listen effectively, and present myself as a qualified and competent young individual who had dreams and goals worth pursuing..."
"At KRNL, our art goes boom-ba-boom-da-boom-ba-doom-pow -- we listen to music and we like it loud. We've been around before iTunes, Pandora, Spotify, 8tracks, and all those other new kids on the block. We have been after worldwide prestige since the 1950s by putting the best tracks on the radio and bringing awesome bands to campus."
"Cornell College is a school full of driven, intelligent individuals representing a range of opinions, and I discovered on this highway service project that Phi Alpha Delta has a way of drawing some of the college’s brightest and most ambitious students into one place."