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About Splash!

What is Splash!?

Splash! is a one-day event where high school and middle school students come to Cornell's campus to learn anything (!). Splash! teachers, administrators, and volunteers are all Cornell students.

Give me an example!

You can view catalogs from previous events below:

Or check out a past catalog from MIT Splash! 2016.

When is Splash!?

Cornell's next Splash! will take place on Cornell's campus in Ithaca, New York in Spring 2018! Our Spring events are normally held on a Saturday in early April. Please check back at the end of January for our official Spring 2018 event date.

How do I sign up?

Registration is currently closed! We usually open registration 3-4 weeks before our next event. In the meantime, we encourage you to create an account, so that you will be notified when registration opens for our next event.

How much does it cost?

Attending Splash! costs $25 per student if you preregister and pay online. You can access payment through student registration.

You can also pay in person via cash or check made out to ‘Splash! at Cornell'. The cost is $30 if paid day-of.

Generous financial aid is available on a need-based basis. If the cost of the program poses an obstacle to your attendance, please fill out the financial aid application when registering.


9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.Plant Sciences Building LobbyCheck-in
10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.Plant Sciences 233Keynote
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.TBDGroup Photo
11:00 a.m. - 11:50 a.m.TBDClass 1
12:00 p.m. - 12:50 p.m.TBDClass 2
1:00 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.TBDLunch
2:00 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.TBDClass 3
3:00 p.m. - 3:50 p.m.TBDClass 4
4:00 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.TBDClass 5
5:00 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.TBDClass 6
6:00 p.m.Plant Sciences 233Cookies and Feedback

Information for Parents and Guardians

Parent Program Schedule

We are committed to making Splash! a safe, educational, and fun experience for everyone. We’ve worked hand-in-hand with Cornell Public Safety to make sure this happens.

We also believe Splash! can be a learning and growing experience for your student: they should pick their own classes, navigate the Ag Quad to find them, and make some new friends playing games at lunch. We encourage parents to explore campus and beautiful Ithaca in the fall. You can also sign up for a campus tour or information session.

Please do not hesitate to contact us, and check out our FAQ for more information.