Cornell University Campus Walk

Join us on April 30, 2023

Event Details

Walk Date: 04/30/2023
Walk Location: Cornell University Ag-Quad, Ithaca, NY
Onsite Registration Time: 11:00 am
Walk Program Starts: 12:00 pm

**Important update! Due to rain in the forecast, all pre-walk activities including registration, t-shirt pick-up, resource tables, and the opening ceremony will take place in the atrium of the Corson-Mudd Building across from the Ag Quad! The walk will still take place after the opening ceremony barring thunderstorms, so please bring appropriate rain gear.**

Many local businesses have generously provided raffle basket items. Tickets will be cash only. We will also have water donated by Wegmans and treats donated by Starbucks! See you Sunday!


For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Cheyanne Scholl (She/Her/Hers) 
Contact Phone: 515-971-8324 
Contact Email:

Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Cornell University Campus Walk  


The Out of the Darkness Campus Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature student fundraising series, designed to engage youth and young adults in the fight to prevent suicide, a leading cause of death.

If you're looking for support and/or resources, please visit and


Returning participant? Thank you for being a Campus Walk Alumni! When you click the register button be sure to click the blue Login link under "Been Here Before?"

Having trouble registering?  Click here to view a step-by-step guide. See FAQs below if you have any questions.

If you’ve already registered and would like to either create a new team or join an existing one, log into your account and click on the “change team membership” option on the right hand side of your dashboard tab (on mobile you’ll need to click “dashboard” first). View this video tutorial for more help.

There's now an app to make it even easier to raise funds and receive updates!

Click below to get started!


And don't forget about all the ways you can FUNdraise!


Ways You Can Help

Volunteer at the Event

Event Committee and Day-of Walk volunteers are always needed and we cannot be successful without them! 

Send an email to to sign-up today! Thank you!


Panera Fundraiser Night

Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

$100+ - Raise $100 by 04/30/2023 and receive the official Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt!*

*Donations can be made to a team as a whole, but the t-shirt and other incentives are based only on individual fundraising.  

Promote the Walk on Campus and in Your Community! 

Follow us on social! @OOTDWalks 

Post on your social accounts and share why you walk with your community! Use the hashtags #HopeWalksHere and #OutoftheDarkness

Team Corner

Become a Team Captain

Team Central


Be sure to follow all of the steps after registering to get that fundraising going! *Update your page and pic * Make a self-donation* Utilize Participant Hub *

Create a Facebook Fundraiser through your account or it will not connect to your page! This is super easy in the app btw (wink wink) 


Is there a registration fee?
No, there is no registration fee to participate.


If I raise enough money, will my whole team get a shirt?
No. The event shirts are only given to individuals who raise $100. If your whole team wants a shirt, each member must raise $100


How do I make an offline donation?
To send a donation by check, please complete this form and send it with your check to the address provided.

Parking: Lots 4131, 4128, 4122 (should be free on weekends)

Is there a fundraising minimum?
No, but we strongly encourage each participant to set a $100 fundraising goal to help support AFSP's work to stop suicide and receive the official walk t-shirt!


Can I register at the Walk? Yes!  You can register in-person at the Walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Walk donations are accepted until June 30th.


For additional questions, please email


Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities

On-Site Activities

Visit the Campus and Community Partner tables, stop by the photo area to have your picture taken, pick-up beads at the Honor Bead tent, and more!

Honor Beads

Honor Beads will be available on-site to show your connection(s) to the cause.

Hope & Healing

Share messages of hope and remembrance.


Register by clicking the button at the top of the page


Thank you to our participants, volunteers, donors, and sponsors for your support! Together, we can save lives and bring hope.

If you or someone you know is in a crisis, please call 988 or text TALK to 741-741