For Retirees

Retired faculty and staff members carry on the proud tradition of service and dedication through volunteerism and community building at Cornell and in the local community.

What's New for Retirees?

  • CRA Annual BBQ and Bingo is Thursday, Sept 8, 2016, 11:00-1:30, at the Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC) Park on Monkey Run Road, off Hanshaw Road, Ithaca. Deadline to RSVP is August 30. Bingo starts at 11am. Lunch, catered by Bob’s Barbecue will be served at 12 noon. Please note that all retiree luncheons are subsidized by Cornell Human Resources, so we can offer a lower cost to our retirees. The price per person is still only $10. All lunches must be pre-paid. Please see registration details here. Call 607-255-0388 with questions or send email to: Please consider bringing a donation to the United Way Food & Personal Care Items Drive.
  • Update Your Address: Please sign up for the Cornell Retiree Newsletter to stay connected with Cornell. Please update your address (home and email) to receive the newsletter and other information of interest to retirees. Contact for more information.
  • 2016-2017 Cornell Retirees Association Officers
  • Bowling for Retirees: Friday mornings starting at 9:30am; Helen Newman Lanes, $5 includes 3 games and shoe rental. Call 255-4200 for details

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Cornell Retirees Association (CRA)

All Cornell retirees are encouraged to participate in this networking and service group.

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Encore Cornell

Encore Cornell is a suite of programs designed to meet the diverse lifestyles of our retirees while fostering a continuing relationship with Cornell.

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Cornell Association of Professors Emeriti (CAPE)

Founded in 1982, Cornell Association of Professor's Emeriti (CAPE) has taken a leading role in fostering social and professional community among retired faculty through varied programs and activities, such as the Lecture Series, Rountable luncheons, and volunteer programs to name a few.

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Cornell Recreation Connection (CRC)

CRC's mission is to enhance and encourage camaraderie and the Cornell spirit among members of the community – staff, faculty, retirees and graduate students – by providing the opportunity for social experiences and outlets through recreational events.