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Family Orientation

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Welcome to the Cornell family!

Family Orientation is intended to introduce you to the resources, staff, and information that will support your student's Cornell journey. Learn more about Cornell Orientation for new students.

Winter Orientation 2021

Families are invited to join their students for move-in and joint student/family programming on Thursday, January 20. Beginning Friday, January 21 student-only orientation programming will begin.

August Orientation 2021

Were you able to attend these popular Family Orientation programs? Watch the replay:

Transitioning to College at Cornell

Health and Well-Being

Campus Safety

Money Matters


We are here to make your student's transition to the Cornell community as smooth as possible. Email us at or text us at 607-558-8801.