Employee Celebration

Winter Employee Celebration Poster

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.


Tickets on sale January 8 through February 8, 2018. Your $5 ticket includes dinner and all events except men's hockey ($10 ticket includes dinner and all events including men's hockey) Tickets may be purchased at the Athletic Ticket Office, 103 Bartels Hall (M-F 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or call 255-4247.

Event Schedule

  • 1:00 pm      Women's Lacrosse vs. Villanova
  • 4:00 pm     Women's Basketball vs. Penn
  • 6:30 pm     Men's Basketball vs. Penn
  • 7:30 pm     Men's Polo vs. Harvard
  • 7:00 pm     Men's Ice Hockey vs. Yale (included with $10 ticket)
  • 12 noon - 6:00 pm    Family Bowling at Helen Newman Bowling Lanes ($2 games, $1 shoes)

CU Community Dinner

3:00 - 5:30 pm Ramin Room, Bartels Hall

Featuring chicken parmesan and baked ziti with Italian cheeses, vegan option available.

To request accommodations to participate in this event, contact Cheryl McGraw at crm54@cornell.edu.


Cornell University Mascot, Pep Band, CrossRoad Clown, and children's activities


Free parking at Hoy Garage with Cornell University ID.


CFCU Community Credit Union
Cornell Catering
Cornell Cinema
Department of Athletics and Physical Education
Department of Infrastructure Properties and Planning
Division of Human Resources
Utz Quality Foods

Seeking Volunteers

All volunteers scheduled for set up, serving  or clean-up 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.