The 2nd Big Red One-Day 2017 Auction for the United Way

Friday, February 10, Midnight to Midnight

We're in the 2016-2017 campaign home stretch! Help us support the United Way through an opportunity to be the winning bidder.

New users must register to bid by creating a username and password. Click "login" then "register." The auction is open to Cornell and non-Cornell affiliates.

Click on an item to view the full description. Please note that bid END times vary on each item (between 11:30pm - 11:59pm).

Payments can be in cash, checks made out to "UWTC," or by charge card.

The Current Time is 06:23 pm EST
 
  1. Tour of Wilson Synchrotron Lab

    Wonder what's taken you so long to take a tour of Cornell's particle-accelerator facility and high intensity x-ray source? Well, now is your chance. This tour is available to up to 5 people. http://www.classe.cornell.edu/About/WebHome.html

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $125.00
  2. Tour of Lake Source Cooling Plant

    Lake Source Cooling is one of the most significant environmental initiatives ever undertaken by an American university to promote a sustainable future. Learn all about it in this tour for up to 10 people. https://energyandsustainability.fs.cornell.edu/

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $150.00
  3. Tour of Cornell's Combined Heat and Power Plant

    Combined heat and power (CHP) is the simultaneous production of electricity and utilization of "waste" heat for campus heating requirements. The Cornell Combined Heat and Power Plant (CCHPP) provides the majority of campus electrical power and generates ~

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $100.00
  4. An Exclusive Tour of Cornell's Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art

    Enjoy an in-depth tour for four of the permanent collection galleries and current special exhibitions at the landmark Johnson Museum of Art on the Cornell University campus. Hear how the Johnson's curators reinvented the way visitors experience the Museum

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $160.00
  5. Tour of the Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections

    An exciting tour of Cornell University Library's Division of Rare and Manuscript collection which includes the Gettysburg Address, Shakespeare's first folios, EB Whites manuscript for Charlotte's Web as well as various other treasures.

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $175.00
  6. Cornell Botanic Gardens Tour

    Enjoy a personal tour of the Cornell Botanic Gardens! The tour will be led by one of the expert staff members or docents, and will accomodate up to 10 people. Please note the tour will need to occur in 2017. http://www.cornellbotanicgardens.org

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $65.00
  7. Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Cornell Orchards

    You come for the apples, cider, fresh produce and other goods. But did you know that Cornell Orchards is first and foremost a research and teaching site with plantings of grapes, cranberries, raspberries, blueberries and even kiwifruit? It serves the Hor

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $50.00
  8. Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Museum of the Earth

    Have you ever wondered what the Earth was like millions of years ago? Take a special behind-the-scenes look through Earth's exciting history at the Paleontological Research Institution, led by director Warren Allmon for up to 10 participants.

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $75.00
  9. Historical Campus Tour

    Take a private guided walking tour of Cornell University hosted by the Office of Visitor Relations. This student-led tour will feature the founding of our beautiful Ithaca campus, historical buildings, architecture, and legends. Historical tours last roug

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $40.00
  10. Tour of Sage Chapel

    Experience the majestic beauty, history, and serenity of Cornell's own Sage Chapel with a guided tour for up to 10 people, led by Janelle Hanson, program assistant with Cornell United Religious Work. The winning bid also earns a spectacular framed print o

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $70.00
  11. Tour of the Baroque Organ in Anabel Taylor Chapel

    Experience a behind-the-scenes look and sound of Cornell's majestic baroque organ in Anabel Taylor Chapel. This incredible tour for up to 8 people is lead by Annette Richards, Cornell's university organist.

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $75.00
  12. Tour of the Perennial Flower Gardens at Bluegrass Lane

    Each summer the Floriculture Program at Cornell University conducts garden performance trials of annual plants at our Bluegrass Lane Research Facility adjacent to the campus in Ithaca, N.Y. Every two weeks after planting outdoors, cultivars are evaluated

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $65.00
  13. Tour of the Experiment Station at Geneva

    Cornell's Geneva campus (New York State Agricultural Experiment Station) is the preeminent leader in research and extension on specialty crops, with a major emphasis on fruits and vegetables. Their mission is to sustain the growth and economic vitality of

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $45.00
  14. Tour of Snyder Solar Array

    Tour the Cornell Snyder Road Solar Farm which is a 2MWdc array on Cornell property in the Town of Lansing. Completed in September 2014, the project reduces the university's annual GHG emissions by ~650 metric tons per year. https://energyandsustainabi

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $50.00
  15. Tour of the Cornell Hydroelectric Plant

    Take a tour of the Cornell Hydroelectric Plant built in 1904. Water is supplied to the plant from Beebe Lake by a five-foot diameter underground penstock, 1700 feet long. The plant is "run of river", which means that no water is stored. Average annual pro

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $150.00
  16. Tour of Willard Straight (The "nooks and crannies")

    Willard Straight Hall (aka: The Straight) opened its doors to the Cornell community in 1925 and is one of the oldest college unions in the United States. This stately, gothic building is rich with unique architectural and artistic features and steeped in

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $40.00
  17. Tour of the Water Filtration Plant

    Want to see where your potable water comes from? Take a tour of Cornell's Water Filtration Plant that serves a population of 35,000 including students, faculty, academic and non-academic employees, as well as residents of the hamlet of Forest Home and a

    Minimum Bid
    $25.00
    Current Bid
    $45.00
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