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Inauguration Weekend

The Cornell Wolpe Center is a student housing facility that will be closed until January 23rd. The Center will not be accommodating guests or students during the inauguration weekend.


Spring Semester Begins

Move-in day is Monday January 23rd


Summer 2017 Enrollment Open

What are you doing this summer? Live, Learn and Intern in this dynamic city!

Two new courses:

  • The DC Environment: Environmental Challenges, Environmental Remaking, and Environmental Justice in the Nation's Capital
  • America's Wars from Alexander Hamilton to Barack Obama and Beyond, 1776 -future


Meet Claudia

Something that surprised me when I got to D.C. was…

D.C. is such a happening place; I've been to karaoke bars, New Wave parties, a Kraftwerk concert, a Glass Animals concert, and an EDM show that left us all deaf for a few days.  Also…

One of the best things I've done in the dorm is actually the potluck dinners. It's so great to have a lot of people cook different things and sharing food together. I love cooking, so it gives me an excuse to cook or bake more than I would on a regular day, and the community here is so great that it makes it such a fun experience. Read more...



















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Spring 2017 Move-in Day
The semester in DC begins!  Students move into 2148 O Street NW. Get ready for your best semester yet!      ... more>>
Mandatory Orientation
For all CIW students and Cornell Center residents! Orientation will be followed by a group photo and lunch.     more>>
DC Neighborhood Walking Tour
Dupont Circle, Shaw, Eastern market...DC is full of unique neighborhood and today we will visit a few. Meet in the lobby at 2:00pm more>>
Library of Congress Tour
Take a docent-led walking tour of one of the world’s great libraries and one of Washington’s great buildings.  The tour will emphasize the... more>>
Trolley Tour
Hop-on, hop-off tour of DC. See monumental Washington at your own pace. You decide when you want to stop for exploration and include... more>>
Join us in the main classroom for Pizza and to watch the Superbowl on the big screen! more>>
Explore Cornell in Washington
The Cornell in Washington program offers you the unique opportunity to experience our nation’s capital region while: Earning Cornell credits Gaining work experience... more>>
Last Meeting Before Coming to Washington!
Your opportunity to go over last minute details and questions about your spring 2016 semester in Washington. Learn more about housing options,... more>>