Cornell strives to provide a positive, welcoming environment where every member of our community can thrive.
Please familiarize yourself with these resources available to Cornell employees:
- Diversity at Cornell website: this site is the hub for information and resources across the university, for students, faculty, and staff.
- Inclusion & Belonging: Information about programs in our workplace, including Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, Bias Reporting, our "Culture of Respect" program on sexual assault and harassment prevention, and resources to support diversity & inclusion at work.
- Diversity Resources for Employees: Information to support diverse groups and individuals working at Cornell.
- Colleague Network Groups: Cornell sponsors CNGs for traditionally underrepresented minorities and their allies to find support both at Cornell and beyond.
- Accessibility Information Website: the hub for accessibility information across the university, including accessible technology, campus access, inclement weather planning, maps, and events.
- Disability Accommodations FAQ: Learn about Cornell disability accommodation services, resources, policy, and procedures for the workplace.
- Disability Colleague Network Group: Raises awareness, provides educational resources and support, and offers peer mentorship for faculty and staff working with short-term or long-term disabilities, their supervisors, colleagues, allies, and other supporters. Contact Cassandre Joseph, (607) 255-3976.
- Contact Information: Cornell University ADA Coordinator Team
- LGBTQ Resources: HR resources regarding benefits, personal information in Workday, policies, and Ithaca-area resources
- LGBT Colleague Network Group: Social networking, email listserve, and lunchtime discussion meetings.
- LGBT Resource Center: Central hub for student LGBTQ resources at Cornell
- Transgender Resources: HR information to support transgender members of our community in the workplace
- Universal restrooms map
- Religious Accommodations: Reasonable accommodations are determined on an individual basis, and may include (but are not limited to) providing an employee leave for religious observances, providing a time and/or place to pray, and/or providing the flexibility to wear religious attire. Other examples of accommodating an employee's religious beliefs include scheduling changes, voluntary substitutions of shifts or hours with a supervisor’s or department chair's approval, job reassignments, and lateral transfers.
- Cornell United Religious Work: Information about programs and restorative spaces serving over twenty-five affiliated communities.
- Cornell's Military Community website: Cornell University website with general information for military and veteran employees, students, and their families.
- Veterans Colleague Network Group: Social networking, email listserve, events, and meetings.
- Veterans & Military Personnel resources page: Work-related information for vets and military employees.
- Lactation & Breastfeeding Support: Information about lactation accommodations, policy, health insurance, and more.
- Mother's Rooms Directory: A guide to Mother's Rooms across campus, listing amenities.