Former Vice President Joe Biden will be visiting the region in May.

Cornell University has announced Biden is scheduled to give the Senior Convocation address on the Ithaca campus on May 27.

The convocation will be held at noon in Schoellkopf Stadium.

According to the university, tickets will not be required. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. If there's bad weather, the event will be held in Barton Hall. If that occurs, it will be open only to graduating seniors.

For breaking news and updates on developing stories, follow @BinghamtonNow on Twitter.