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Seeing Is Believing

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View of the Ithaca campus

Cornell’s Ithaca campus is open to visitors; however, certain public health restrictions remain in placeplace. Visitors are required to wear a mask and physically distance when indoors regardless of their vaccination status. At this time, Cornell has not yet resumed in-person campus tours.

visitors enter the welcome center.
The Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center located on North Campus.

Welcome to Cornell!

Established in 1865, Cornell University is a privately endowed research university and a partner of the State University of New York. Unique within the Ivy League, we make contributions in all fields of knowledge in a manner that prioritizes public engagement to help improve the quality of life in our state, the nation, the world.

Visitor Relations is the front door to exploring Cornell’s Ithaca campus, providing information and tours to prospective students and families, alumni and Ithaca area visitors. The Martin Y. Tang Welcome Center will reopen on July 6. Visitors are welcome on campus, and in the welcome center (masks required); however, guided in-person campus tours will not resume until the fall. Below you will find online tours, as well as opportunities to engage with livestream campus experiences and information sessions.

A glimpse into the campus experience

Virtual Campus Tours

Visitor Relations offers livestream tours, led by current undergraduate students, that are open to all prospective students and families, faculty, staff; alumni; and Ithaca area explorers.

Groups of 10 or more that wish to participate in a private livestream tour should contact us at for scheduling.

Information Sessions

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions offers pre-recorded virtual visits and live online information sessions for prospective students to learn about Cornell’s exciting academics, meet current students and see the beauty of our Ithaca campus.


For any inquiries, please contact us at 607-254-INFO (4636) or

Explore the Campus

Students share their favorite spots on campus.