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?

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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.