“Get involved. Keep your door open. Don't be plugged into technology 24/7. Attend a fun fitness class. Go to a concert or sports event. Find a student job. Sing with others. Talk to your classmates or form a study group.” These are some of the many ways to get connected with others at Cornell.
Whether you’re new on campus or just expanding your social circle, there are many ways to make new connections and form new friendships at Cornell. Consider the following resources:
- Cornell Recreational Services
- Diversity resources
- Graduate Student Life
- Office of Global Learning
- Public Service Center (volunteer opportunities)
- Student organizations
Identity and social connections
As you form communities and connections at Cornell, there is value and richness in connecting with individuals who share aspects of your personal identities, as well as value and richness in connecting with students who are different. The university's cultural centers and groups create opportunities for students to explore the intersectionality of identity development. Read more about identity resources at Cornell.