It is our pleasure to be one of the first to welcome you into the Cornish College of the Arts community! Cornish is a vibrant place to aspire toward your dreams, learn more about yourself and your art, create your own perspective of the world around you and bring thoughtful innovation to all you do as a student at Cornish and as a member of this community.

Cornish Connection is the first integral step of many that will help provide you with the information and resources you need in order to be successful here at Cornish as a student, artist and individual. We hope to provide you with ample opportunities to experience and explore Cornish campus life and the surrounding Seattle area.


Fall 2018 New Student Orientation Dates

Residence Hall Move In Sunday, August 26, 2018

New Student Orientation Monday, August 27th-Sunday, September 2nd


    What is Cornish Connection?
    Cornish Connection is a new student orientation program for all incoming Cornish students. During Cornish Connection, we hope to provide you with information on all of the resources available to you at Cornish and in the Seattle area while helping you to transition into the Cornish community and prepare you for your first semester at Cornish.

    Where can I find a copy of the schedule?
    The complete schedule will be available online in August 2018.

    Is it mandatory that I go to Cornish Connection?
    Yes, all incoming Cornish students (first year students, transfer students, international students) are required to attend Cornish Connection.

    What should I bring to Cornish Connection?
    Students should wear comfortable clothes, good walking shoes, a rain coat and warm clothes as necessary. You can bring a pen to take notes with throughout the sessions.