Find Your Home at Cornell University

Attending Cornell is more than just an academic experience. Once you embark on your higher education journey, you’ll find a home away from home on Cornell’s campus as part of our thriving student community.

At Cornell, learning happens everywhere. From the time you first step on campus, you will be connected to a community, a family, memories, and traditions that will last a lifetime. Everyone and everything connects — it’s one of the things that makes a Cornell education unique.

Residential Life & Dining

Cornell's residential community offers a strong living and learning experience for all first- and second-year students, with everything they need to feel at home.

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Getting Involved

Our vibrant campus community means there’s always something to do and many ways to find your own community.

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Recreation & Sports

Numerous fitness centers, intramural and varsity sports, physical education courses, and the Cornell Outdoor Education program make it easy to stay active on and off campus.

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Health & Wellness

Cornell’s caring community offers health and well-being services, programming, and strategies to help students thrive and succeed in the classroom and beyond.

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So, what makes Cornell unique?

Historic & Beautiful

Visit our beautiful campus and picture yourself walking by the ivy and the clocktower on the way to class.

Top-notch Dining

Cornell Dining is consistently ranked in the Princeton Review's top ten and among students, and there’s no question why. It’s delicious.

Your Home

Find your community in our state-of-the-art residential communities. You’ll find life-long friends.

Involved Faculty

Small class sizes give you more focused time with your professors and peers.

Caring Community

Benefit from Cornell's health and wellness resources and Student Support and Advocacy Services.

Unique Traditions

Dragon Day, heated hockey rivalries, Slope Day, and so much more on the Hill.