Cornell is on a 745-acre campus in a small town setting in Ithaca, New York, not far from Syracuse. Cornell has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Cornell also has fraternities and sororities.
Cornell has a thriving Class Councils. In fact, more students participate in Class Councils than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Cornell include Cornell Hillel, Interfraternity Council/Panhellenic Association, Outing Club and Student Assembly.
Cornell students' favorite campus traditions are Slope Day (spring concert and celebration), Homecoming and Welcome Weekend/Orientation.
Cornell offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Cornell students live on campus. In 2021, 52% of undergrads at Cornell lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 48% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Cornell. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
Cornell offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
Cornell University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Cornell campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
Cornell offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Cornell, take Highway 13 to Ithaca, NY. If you need to fly, book your flight to Syracuse Hancock International airport.
Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Cornell's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour
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