Students gather in a res hall room

The are two main sources of policies that affect residential students. Students living in the residence halls are expected to know and abide by both sets of policies. The College has the authority to periodically update and revise policies. Students will be informed of all changes via College e-mail.

Residence hall policies

The residence hall policies provide expectations for all students while in the residence halls.  These include things like guest policies, cooking appliances, noise and refrigerators.  You can read the residence hall policies for complete details.

The Compass

The Compass is Cornell College's student policy handbook. Among other things, The Compass outlines academic policies, financial policies, and general student policies.  Policies in The Compass apply to all students (residential students, commuters and off-campus students).  You can read The Compass for complete details.