|12:00 pm Apr 26th|| Destination: Cornell - A Day for Admitted Students Thomas Commons|
|11:00 am Apr 27th||ARTAPALOOZA Orange Carpet|
Inagural art fair featuring Cornell artists. Come check out their art work over this year and possibly purchase a new and hip decoration for your room next year.
FREE henna tattoo and caricature!
|12:00 pm Apr 27th||Drug Policy Week Cornell College|
Join SSDP for Cornell's first annual Drug Policy Week. Come learn the facts about drugs, addiction, and the so called "war on drugs."
|7:00 pm Apr 28th||Let's Talk About Drugs Orange Carpet|
A talk-back about drugs, drug policy, and the war on drugs. Hosted by Kathie Kane-Willis and James Kowalsky.
|11:15 am Apr 29th||Stress Free Zone Thomas Commons|
Got Stress? Come to the Stress Free Zone! Color, play games, do word or number puzzles, get info about other healthy ways to manage stress, or just relax!
|7:00 pm Apr 30th||Exploring the Future of Psychedelic Therapy Thomas Commons|
Join Shannon Clare Petitt from the Multidisciplinary Association of Psychedelic Studies, and Patrick Keatly, an entheogenic guide, for a panel that looks to the past, present, and future of psychedelic therapy and use.
|4:30 pm May 2nd||ICL Recognition Banquet Thomas Commons|
The Office of Intercultural Life Recognition Banquet is an annual event that celebrates and recognizes the achievements of our students and supporters.
|3:30 pm May 4th||Retirement Celebration for Alfreita Monagan Paul K. Scott Alumni Center|
Join us Monday, May 4th from 3:30-5:30PM at the Scott Alumni Center to celebrate Alfrieta Monagan's years of service to the college.
|5:30 pm May 8th||Senior Class Reception Thomas Commons|
This annual event for graduating seniors is the kick-off for Commencement weekend and has been a school tradition since 1989. President Brand, the Office of Student Affairs, the Alumni Engagement and Annual Giving Office, and members of the Cornell College Faculty & Staff, say good-bye and good luck! This is a semi-formal event.
|3:00 pm May 9th||Baccalaureate King Chapel|
This touching Cornell tradition features playful and meaningful words of gratitude by graduating seniors on behalf of their faculty, family, staff, and friends, as well as music by College organist Dr. Brett Wolgast, and inter-spiritual wisdom for the life journey which includes a message by College Chaplain Catherine Quehl-Engel. This optional event for graduating seniors and their loved ones lasts about an hour. Family and friends should arrive early as King Chapel typically fills for this event. In case of overflow, the ceremony will be shown live onscreen in nearby Law Hall, a fully accessible building.
|4:00 pm May 9th||President's Reception for Seniors and Families Thomas Commons|
President Jonathan Brand welcomes all graduates and their families to celebrate their achievements. The reception will be held directly following Baccalaureate. No RSVP necessary.
|10:00 am May 10th||Commencement Southeast Lawn of College Hall|
This culminating moment in each student’s college experience is celebrated with traditional rituals including mortarboards, gowns, faculty in colorful academic regalia, and celebratory music. This event features traditions unique to Cornell such as student and faculty keynote speakers chosen by the senior class as well as seating arranged by student preference instead of alphabetically or by major. The ceremony will take place on the lawn behind College Hall just west of 5th Avenue SW. The area will be open for guests at 8:30 a.m. Adequate seating is available for all who wish to attend. Family members and friends should be seated by 9:45 a.m. so the ceremony can begin at 10 a.m. This event typically concludes by 12:30 p.m. Umbrellas will not be allowed in the seating area. Ponchos will be provided in the event of rain. If severe weather is expected, Commencement will be held in the Small Multi-Sport Center. Notification of the venue change will occur by 10 a.m. Saturday via e-mail to all seniors and on the college’s homepage.