Parents & Families
From your first visit as a prospective family to Commencement weekend, we love having you on campus. But when you aren’t on campus, this page can help you stay in the loop with all that’s going on at Cornell College. Use these quick links to connect to resources around campus, and stay connected with the latest news stories.
A Cornell graduate and his mom reflect on his time at Cornell
Commencement moves indoors
Due to weather conditions, Commencement will be held indoors in the Small Multi-Sport Center on May 12. See full schedule and information.
Our Fall 2019 news contains tips for supporting first-year students, and a variety of resources and advice to help students settle in and succeed at Cornell.
For prospective families
Calendars & events
Taking care of business
Supporting your student
- Academic support services
- Tips for successful first-year experience
- Tips for health, safety & wellness
- Treats from home
- Parents fund
- Volunteer opportunities
Offices & services
Below are a some of the most commonly accessed offices and services. For a more complete listing, please refer to the resources for current students on the students gateway. Not sure where to start? We have compiled some pointers in our Parent Resource Guide.