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Family Webinar Series

Whether your student is studying in Ithaca or away for the semester, we hope that you will join us for this five-part webinar series. We've selected key topics that many families have questions about at this time of the semester. Webinars will be recorded and posted here within one week of the live event.

Still have questions? Email New Student Programs.

Cornell Social: Student Engagement in the Time of COVID

Watch the recording of the October 9, 2020 Cornell Social webinar.

The co-curricular experience is an important part of college life. In the time of COVID this can be challenging. Join staff members from Student and Campus Life to learn how students are engaging socially at Cornell and learn more about new opportunities that students may wish to explore.

Sorority and Fraternity Life Info Session

Watch the recording of the October 16, 2020 Greek life webinar.

Learn more about the sorority and fraternity community at Cornell. Presenters include current undergraduate sorority and fraternity leaders, staff members from the Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life, and a Cornell parent, who will describe the experience on our campus and leave time to answer your questions.

Housing Beyond the First Year

Watch the October 23, 2020 housing webinar.

This panel will discuss upcoming housing processes and housing options available to upper-level Cornell students, including program houses, residence halls, university-owned cooperatives, the West Campus House System, and off-campus housing.

Career Success? Yes!

Watch the October 30, 2020 career webinar.

Cornell Career Services helps students explore and make decisions about their career directions, teaches them how to conduct job searches and prepare application materials, and provides guidance for applying to graduate and professional schools. An important way for students to clarify career options is to gain practical experience through opportunities such as internships and campus involvement. Hear from staff members about the programs and support services that help with that process.

Off-Campus Living — Creating Success

Watch the November 6, 2020 off-campus living webinar.

Has your student started talking to you about getting a house or apartment for next year? Have they already signed the lease? Come and talk with Cornell Off-Campus Living staff members and others to learn how your student can get the most out of their living experience. During our time together, you will learn about the off-campus housing market, New York State Tenant Protection laws, resources, and much more to be successful.