Making the most of your Cornell education means participation in life beyond classrooms and labs, which will also improve your academic success.
Engage Outside of the Classroom
- Join a graduate or professional student organization (NetID sign in required)
- Find organizations that promote diversity and inclusion
- Engage in community service
- Discover the Office of Spirituality and Meaning Making
Tips & Topics
Find community with the Big Red Barn
The Big Red Barn Graduate and Professional Student Center provides a virtual and physical gathering space for students to relax, dine, and enjoy programming.
Welcome students with families
Ithaca is a family-friendly community, and Cornell provides many resources for students with families.
Dine out in Ithaca
Did you know that Ithaca features more restaurants per capita than New York City?