News & Events


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

    Wednesday, August 21st

  • Residence Halls Open for New Students

    Residence Life Office
    8:30 am -

    Wednesday, August 21st | 8:30 am | Residence Life Office
  • Wednesday, August 21st

  • New Student Convocation

    4:00 pm - 4:20 pm

    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 2023 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.Wednesday, August 21st | 4:00 pm-4:20 pm
  • Wednesday, August 21st

  • Women's Soccer at Dubuque

    8:00 pm -

    ScrimmageWednesday, August 21st | 8:00 pm | Dubuque
  • Thursday, August 22nd

  • Story Time

    Cole Library Room:Browsing Room
    9:30 am - 10:00 am

    Even though summer is winding down, Story Time will still continue each Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m. Topics for August are stars, libraries, and back to school. This event is free and open to the public.Thursday, August 22nd | 9:30 am-10:00 am | Cole Library Room:Browsing Room
  • Friday, August 23rd

  • Residence Halls Open for Transfer Students

    Residence Life Office
    9:00 am -

    Friday, August 23rd | 9:00 am | Residence Life Office
  • Saturday, August 24th

  • Residence Halls Open for Returning Students

    Residence Life Office
    9:00 am -

    Saturday, August 24th | 9:00 am | Residence Life Office
  • Saturday, August 24th

  • Men's Soccer vs. Loras College

    Mount Vernon
    1:00 pm -

    ScrimmageSaturday, August 24th | 1:00 pm | Mount Vernon
  • Monday, August 26th

  • All-College Gathering

    King Chapel
    9:00 am - 9:15 am

    This opening event for the first day of classes features John McGrane '73 speaking on "Reach Out”. All faculty, staff, and students are encouraged to attend this brief assembly.Monday, August 26th | 9:00 am-9:15 am | King Chapel
  • Monday, August 26th


    Allee Chapel
    11:15 am - 11:30 am

    Spiritually diverse peace prayers, blessings, & lovingkindness meditation for others, world, and self. Also re-dedicating ourselves to life's goodness, love, & being instruments of healing peace. Welcoming all 11:15-11:30 a.m. on 1st Monday of each Block ("do over day") in Allee Chapel. Optional 10 min. Spiritual Life open mtg follows. ~Sponsored by Spiritual Life's Better Together Interfaith Allies, Soul Friends, & ChaplainMonday, August 26th | 11:15 am-11:30 am | Allee Chapel