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New Student Programs

New Student Programs is a unit within the Office of the Dean of Students. New Student Programs collaborates with faculty and staff throughout the university to promote the best possible first-year experience for undergraduate students.

New Student Programs Mission Statement:

  • Provide an orientation to Cornell University and its mission and values, and ease the transition to life at the university
  • Offer programs and services that support students' academic goals, personal development, holistic well-being, and life pursuits
  • Encourage intellectual curiosity and cultural exploration
  • Promote meaningful interactions with faculty
  • Provide opportunities for a shared academic experience
  • Promote diversity and inclusiveness and integrity
  • Welcome and introduce new students' families to Cornell

If you are interested in learning more about Cornell University's First-Year Experience Mission Statement and its Goals, please click on the highlighted links.