Contact HR Operations

130 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
empcelebration@cornell.edu
(607) 255-7565

Cornell Employee Celebration

Cornell Employee Celebration is for staff, faculty, retirees and their families. The event features athletics events, a Cornell community dinner, and additional activities. The event is held twice a year, in the fall and in the winter.

Upcoming Events

Cornell’s Winter Employee Celebration is set for Saturday, January 23, 2016. Tickets are on sale now through January 14th. Your $5 ticket, which includes dinner and all events, may be purchased at the Athletic Ticket Office in Bartels Hall (M-F 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or call 255-4247.

  • CU Community Dinner
    • The dinner, prepared by Cornell Catering will include Chicken Parmesan, Baked Ziti and a green salad. The meal will be served from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Gluten friendly, no added wheat pasta, no added dairy pasta served by request.
  • Athletic Event
    This will be an exciting day for the Big Red teams!
    • 1:00 p.m. Women’s Basketball vs Columbia
    • 3:00 p.m. Women’s Ice Hockey vs St. Lawrence
    • 4:00 p.m. Men’s Basketball vs Columbia
    • 6:30 p.m. Wrestling vs Lehigh – limited tickets due to size of arena - by request only
    • All day  Indoor Track Upstate Challenge (Barton Hall)
  • Free Parking (available at Hoy Parking)

  • Sponsors
    • Department of Athletics and Physical Education
    • Department of Infrastructure Properties and Planning
    • Cornell Catering
    • Pepsico

Seeking Volunteers

All volunteers scheduled for set up (12:00 – 1:30 pm), serving (1:15 – 3:30 pm) or clean-up (4:30 – 5:30 pm) will receive an Employee Celebration t-shirt and complimentary meal/game ticket for the day’s events. Please contact empcelebration@cornell.edu to volunteer for this event. Volunteers signed up before September 18 will be entered in a special EARLY VOLUNTEER DRAWING with an opportunity to win local dining certificates, athletic tickets and much more!