Chesterton House is a Christian study center at Cornell.

In addition to student residence facilities, Chesterton House offers accredited courses in biblical studies, hosts amazing speakers that discuss the role of faith in their work and facilitates pre-orientation programs for incoming students.


The pre-orientation programs are designed to provide all incoming and interested first-year students and transfers the opportunity to transition from summer into the academic year in light of Christian faith.

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Residence Facilities

Interested in living in intentional Christian community as a student at Cornell? Check out our residence page for more information about our living-learning community and to apply.

learn more about residences

Courses & Events

Cultivate your curiosity with one of our eight accredited courses in biblical, theological, cultural & ethical studies or attend an upcoming lecture or discussion.

learn more about courses
see the calendar of events

Chesterton House Painting