Big Red Barn Graduate and Professional Student Center

The Big Red Barn (BRB), an old carriage house turned student center, is located in the heart of campus and surrounded by lawns and gardens.  A central place for eating and relaxing, the Big Red Barn hosts more than 200 events per year, including: the ever popular T.G.I.F. (Tell Grads It’s Friday), International Conversation Hour, Trivia Night, Speed Dating and the Second Chance Prom for students who missed their first one.

Events Coming to the Big Red Barn

September 30, 2014 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
How much trivia is in your brain? Get your Friends together and compete for prizes while enjoying free popcorn, chips, soda and $1 beers at the BRB! Teams can i
October 1, 2014 (All day)
Come join other students who also have writing goals and deadlines. Be a part of a writing community so that you are able to become more productive and accountable with your time and your writing.   The upstairs area of the Big Red Barn is a designated quiet space.
October 1, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
If you're a native speaker eager to talk in your own language or just a beginner trying to learn, come chat with other grads at the BRB. All languages welcome and encouraged to form your own conversation group.   Everyone is welcome!  Coffee & cookies provided!  
October 1, 2014 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
 Every Wednesday from 4:00-5:30pm, now through October first-year students can join others for a networking opportunity at the Big Red Barn for pizza and conversation. This is a dedicated time and space for first-year students to meet and mingle with one another
October 1, 2014 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Salsa Beginner 1 - 6:15-7:30pm Salsa
October 2, 2014 (All day)
Come join other students who also have writing goals and deadlines. Be a part of a writing community so that you are able to become more productive and accountable with your time and your writing.   The upstairs area of the Big Red Barn is a designated quiet space.
October 2, 2014 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Meet international and American students for some nice conversation over free coffee and snacks!
October 2, 2014 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Going on the job market and want to present your research or sell yourself in an engaging, informative, and concise way? Want to be able to talk to an audience who is brilliant but not necessarily an expert in your field? Join us for the inaugural session of Beer with a Scientist/Wine with a Scholar and engage with Cornell's faculty as they talk about their research to a multidisciplinary and brilliant audience (you).
October 3, 2014 (All day)
Come join other students who also have writing goals and deadlines. Be a part of a writing community so that you are able to become more productive and accountable with your time and your writing.   The upstairs area of the Big Red Barn is a designated quiet space.
October 3, 2014 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Take some time out from your lab, the library, etc. and relax and join other grad & professional students for this popular weekly event. Free snacks & soda Plus $1 Saranac Pale Ale & Shock Top + MacKenzie Hard Cider for $2.00! Also look for ‘featured’ beers on occasion. Grad & Professional students ONLY. Proof of age required.