Cornell University

Your Arrival

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Learn more about Cornell's undergraduate residence halls.

We are excited to welcome you to Cornell! Please note that you are expected to stay abreast of, and comply with, all COVID guidelines.

Fall 2022 Move-In/Arrival

All undergraduate students moving in for Fall 2022-23 academic year will have the opportunity to select a time for arrival in the housing portal in late June. Instructions will be included in housing assignments/confirmations. For planning purposes, first-year students will arrive on campus beginning Monday, August 15, Tuesday, August 16, and Wednesday, August 17, in order that they may participate in Orientation activities. Please note that the actual day will be assigned based on building and in some cases, section of building.

Shipping Items to Cornell

If you wish to ship items to Cornell before your arrival, please review the instructions for addressing mail and packages. There are two service providers who can have items placed in your room if you order before their deadlines. Learn more about pre-arrival shipping deadlines.

New Student Orientation

Orientation for new first-year and transfer students will begin Wednesday, August 17, and continue through Sunday, August 21. Classes begin on Monday, August 22. Learn more about Cornell Orientation.