Intro to Cornell
Resources to help you get acquainted with Cornell University!
About Cornell University & Ithaca
- This is Cornell: a brief overview of Cornell University history and structure.
- Places to Visit on Campus: a listing of historic locations and places of interest, as well as info about trails and tours on campus.
- Places to Visit in & Around Ithaca: suggestions for local arts, science, history, shopping, outdoors, events, and tours.
Working at Cornell
- Your Rights & Responsibilities: a guide to university policies, such as the campus code of conduct, drug-free workplace, computer policies, and more.
- Cornell University Core Values: get to know the values that serve as a foundation for a more equitable and inclusive atmosphere at all Cornell campuses.
- Directory - Contact Information: print out this handy list of useful contacts.
- CornellSpeak: some common Cornell acronyms and expressions you may encounter.
- Making Connections: links to news, organizations, and opportunities to connect with fellow Cornellians.
- Colleague Network Groups: programs for faculty and staff of traditionally underrepresented minorities and allies.
Resources For Faculty:
- Resources for Faculty (pdf): introductory overview of benefits, governance, recognition, and resources
- Family Resources for Faculty (pdf): benefits and resources available to parents and those caring for dependents.
Resources For Staff:
- Resources for Staff (pdf): introductory overview of benefits, governance, recognition, and resources.
- Family Resources for Staff (pdf): benefits and resources available to parents and those caring for dependents.
Ithaca Campus Tours (In-Person)
- Visit Cornell's Ithaca Campus: Sign up for a General Tour to get an introduction to Cornell's history, undergraduate colleges and schools, student life, athletics, legends and traditions. Tours are wheelchair accessible, mostly outdoors, and last about an hour.
Explore On Your Own
- Walking Maps: a convenient collection of maps highlighting trails on and off campus, including the Cornell Botanic Gardens, Cascadilla Gorge, Tompkins County, Sapsucker Woods Sanctuary, and more.