Mental and Emotional Wellbeing

eni Confidential Counseling Services

1-800-327-2255 – provides confidential counseling services at no cost for up to three visits to benefits eligible employees and family members. Available 24/7, licensed mental health professionals provide phone or in-person counseling for a variety of stressors and needs. At the end of the three visits, eni will work with the employee’s own health coverage benefits to refer to an in-network provider, when possible and as appropriate.


Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

fsap@cornell.edu, 607-255-2673 - Benefits eligible employees, retirees, and spouses/partners may contact the FSAP by phone to obtain free support. If the volume of calls exceeds the FSAP’s ability to respond in a timely fashion, please consider contacting ENI (above). FSAP is now offering virtual sessions for employees.

Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic (pdf)

Guidance from the Faculty and Staff Assistance Program provides tips for employees to help with coping during the pandemic.



Employees are encouraged to take advantage of a variety of telemedicine and tele-behavioral health visits that are available through each of our health plans through local and nation-wide providers. These alternatives to traditional in-person office visits allow for the continuation of vital services to support the health and well-being of employees and their families – whether located in Ithaca or anywhere in the United States.

For more detailed information about telemedicine offerings and telemedicine coverage available through both Endowed and Contract College health plans, see Special Benefit Considerations During COVID-19.


Physical Wellbeing

EHS 2019 - Return to Work Health and Safety Training

Cornell Wellness: Remote access to programs and services available, including new offerings for fitness, meditation, and more – wellness@cornell.edu

RAVE Guardian App: Free to the campus community. Can enhance the user’s personal safety both on and off-campus by turning any smartphone into a personal safety device.


Workplace Accommodations

See also Workplace Accomodations for information regarding seeking an ADA reasonable accommodation.


Caring for Children & Elders/Adults

Cornell and community resources are available to support employees caring for children and adults. Resources include free premium membership to Care.com to locate caregivers, work/life resource and referral services, support groups, parent and elder care newsletters.


HR Contacts

Questions about your individual work circumstances, or employee and workplace guidance, can be directed to your college/unit HR Representative.


See also