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.


Spring 2018 Cornish Connection Dates

Residence Hall Move In for New Cornish Students Thursday, January 11, 2018

Cornish Connection Friday, January 12, 2018


    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 agenda for the Spring 2018 Cornish Connection can be found below.

    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.


    Spring Cornish Connection Agenda

    Friday, January 12, 2018

    8:30am Check In and Breakfast Items Available

    9:00am- Welcome & Introductions

    9:15am-10:15am Opening Session: Mission & Values of the College/Student Rights & Responsibilities

    10:15am-11:15am Green Dot: Bystander Intervention Overview Workshop 

    11:15am-12:00pm Campus Tour to include Library, Writing Center, Counseling Services and Disability Resources

    12:00pm-12:30pm Lunch with Department Chairs and other invited guests

    12:30pm-1:30pm Q & A Panel with representatives from Registration, Financial Aid, Student Accounts, IT, Safety & Security, Student Activities

    1:30pm Closing and/or Opportunities for students to meet with campus departments to get additional support/assistance or follow through on incomplete items