Family Weekend 2015 Schedule

subject to change

Hilltop Cafe Hours
Breakfast ($6.30): Friday 7:30-9 a.m., Saturday 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Brunch ($8): Sunday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Lunch ($7): Friday 10:45 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dinner ($8): Friday 5-7 p.m., Saturday 5-7 p.m.
Children 12 & under $3.50, Children 5 & under free

Bookstore Hours
Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Luce Gallery Hours
Friday 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday 10 am - 6 p.m.
Golf Cart Service
Call (319) 895-4334

Friday, Oct. 9
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
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit with faculty by appointment

Please schedule these meetings prior to arriving on campus.
 Faculty Offices
2 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.

Ellen Horne '95, Beta Omicron Distinguished Alumni Visitor Lecture

Featuring Peabody Award winning alumna Ellen Horne '95, executive producer of NPR's Radiolab

Hedges Conference Room, Thomas Commons
 4:30-6 p.m.

Career & Civic Engagement Center and Student Life Open House

Stop by the Career & Civic Engagement Center and Student Life suites to connect with fellow parents and Cornell staff.  Free popcorn!

Middle Level, Thomas Commons
7 p.m.

Women's volleyball game vs. Ripon College

Gymnasium, Small Multi-Sport Center
9 p.m.

Pep Rally

Ash Park
9:30 p.m.

Fireworks

Ash Park
After fireworks

Bonfire

Intramural fields

Saturday, Oct. 10
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.

Breakfast with the Pres

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
 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Coffee with a Prof

Join professors from across campus and Cornell alumni for "Saturday Office Hours!" Visit with faculty in this casual setting.

Orange Carpet, Thomas Commons
 10 a.m.

Orientation, Part 2

Now that your student is at Cornell, you have new questions about their Cornell experience.  Learn how your student can make the most of his/her experience from staff in Student Affairs, Residence Life, The Intercultural Life Office, and the Career & Civic Engagement Center.

Location TBA
 10 a.m.

Dimensions: The Center for the Science and Culture of Healthcare Internship presentations


Location TBA
 10 a.m.

Cornell baseball intersquad scrimmage & open house of newly renovated baseball field

 Ash Park baseball field
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 vs. Carroll College

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

Family & Friends of Intercultural Life reception

Come out to meet and celebrate with the Office of Intercultural life and catch up with old and new friends.  This will be a time to reconnect or discover ways to support diversity at Cornell and ICL.  light refreshments will be served.  Contact the Office of Intercultural Life with questions at (319) 895-4484.
Stoner House

12:30

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
2 p.m.

Football Game vs. Grinnell

Ash Park
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
 6 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