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Charter Day Celebrations around the World

Charter Day 2015 is Cornell University’s big 150th birthday!

On or around April 27, 2015, Cornell clubs and groups around the world are throwing a Big Red bash in a city, town, or household near you. Wherever you may be, don't miss out on your chance to party like it's 1865!

Find your Charter Day celebration or plan a party with your local Cornell club.

Want to celebrate Charter Day on campus? Check out the Charter Day Anniversary Weekend in Ithaca, April 24-27.

Watch the live-streamed Ithaca festivities.

You can also spread the Sesquicentennial cheer on-line.



"We are looking forward to the Cornell Club of Mid-America bringing Cornell (virtually) to the greater Kansas City area to celebrate Global Charter Day on April 25, 2015. This will be THE event to attend as we 'party like it's 1865!'"
Marty '63 and Dianne '66 Lustig

"Cornell's 150th is a once-in-a-lifetime event—and a great opportunity to connect with Big Red Friends old and new. We'll see you there!"
Anne Vitullo '77 and Jon Poe '82

"Can't wait to celebrate 150 amazing years of Cornell! If you haven't been to a Cornell gathering lately, don't miss this one! Hope to see you there!"
Jennifer (Ritter) Kelly '89