Family Weekend 2016 Schedule

subject to change


Friday, Oct. 21

Time
Event
Location
All Day

Self-Guided Photo Tour of Campus

How well do you know Cornell's iconic spaces? Use photo clues as a guide across Cornell's campus. Historic information will be posted at each destination.
Pick up information at registration, Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Registration

Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
8:15 - 8:45 a.m.

Sign Up for Classes Without Quizzes

Be a college student again! A limited number of academic classes will be available to alumni and families, beginning at 9 a.m. Registration required.
Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
9 -11 a.m.

Classes Without Quizzes


Various Locations
 1-3 p.m.

Classes Without Quizzes


Various Locations
2-3 p.m.

Guided Renovated Spaces Tours

Join us for an insider's tour of Cornell's most recent renovations to see how these buildings are serving today's students.

Begin in Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
3:15 - 4:15 p.m.

Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor Lecture


Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons
7 p.m.

Women's Volleyball Game vs. Ripon College

Cheer on the Midwest Conference champion Rams with your student!

Gymnasium, Small Multi-Sport Center
8:30 p.m.

Pep Rally & Fireworks

Ash Park Stadium

Saturday, Oct. 22

Time
Event
Location
All Day

Self-Guided Photo Tour of Campus

How well do you know Cornell's iconic spaces? Use photo clues as a guide across Cornell's campus. Historic information will be posted at each destination.
Registration, Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Registration

Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
9-9:45 a.m.

Connect with the Prez

Here is your chance to interact directly with President Brand! Get the latest Cornell news, ask questions, and enjoy breakfast on us.

Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
 9-10 a.m.

Cornell Fellows Celebration

Celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Cornell Fellows Program. 

Hall-Perrine Room, Thomas Commons
9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee With a Prof and Student Life Mixer

Join professors from across campus for “Saturday Office Hours!” Visit with professors in this casual setting. In addition to connecting with faculty members, families are invited to visit with staff from student affairs offices including health and counseling, residence life, intercultural life, career and civic engagement, and student life to answer your individual questions.

Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
10:30 - 11 a.m.

Organ Recital

King Chapel
11 a.m.

Homecoming Convocation

Come to this traditional ceremony to hear success stories from some of Cornell’s most decorated alumni.  Awards for Distinguished Achievement, Leadership & Service, and Young Alumni Achievement are presented, 50th reunion alumni are honored, and the college organist performs.

King Chapel
11 a.m.

Volleyball Game vs. Lawrence University

Gymnasium, Small Multi-Sport Center
Noon-2 p.m.

Family & Friends of Intercultural Life reception

Celebrate Homecoming with the Office of Intercultural Life! This will be a time to connect with old and new friends as well as discover ways to support diversity at Cornell. Light refreshments will be served. If you have question please contact the Office of Intercultural Life at 319-895-4484. Sponsored by the Office of Intercultural Life and the Black Awareness Cultural Organization.
Stoner House

 Noon-2 p.m.

Hilltop Cafe Open for Lunch


Hilltop Cafe, Thomas Commons
 12:30-2 p.m.

Homecoming Tailgate


Ash Park Stadium
1-2 p.m.

Guided Renovated Space Tours

Join us for an insider's tour of Cornell's most recent renovations to see how these buildings are serving today's students.
Begin in Bardsley Grand Foyer, Thomas Commons
 1 p.m.

Men's Soccer Game vs. Knox College (Senior Day)


Cornell Soccer Field
2 p.m.

Football Game vs. Knox College

Ash Park Football Field
 2-5 p.m.

Van Etten-Lacey House and Foxden Press Open House

Celebrate the legacies of Winifred Mayne Van Etten and Stephen Lacey in the new home of the Center for the Literary Arts, tour our emerging Foxden Press & share our excitement about our iron Washington Press as you peruse archival materials and early samples of our letterpress work.

Van Etten-Lacey House
408 3rd Street SW
3-5 p.m.

Homecoming Art Show Reception

“Alumni Intermedia 2015,” featuring works by Kristine Diekman '79, Colin Ives '87, Cole Pierce '00, Anna Henson '06, and Tim Porter '12.

Luce Gallery, McWethy Hall
 3:30 p.m.

Women's Soccer Game vs. Knox College (Senior Day)


Cornell Soccer Field
 5-7 p.m.

Soccer Team Senior Day Dinner


Location TBA
6-8 p.m.

Eyes of the World Culture Show

Organized by Eyes of the World, the annual Culture Show is a major campus event which celebrates cultural and heritage diversity at Cornell. Students from different backgrounds participate in songs, dances, a fashion show, and many other performances in this popular event.
Kimmel Theatre