Physical Wellbeing

Resources to help you maintain good health through medical care, diet, exercise, and rest.



people running at cornell botanic gardensEXCERCISE


Cornell Wellness Recreation Membership, including perks such as:

  • Group fitness classes and fitness facility use
  • Free lap swimming, ice skating at Lynah Rink, equipment rentals and more
  • Reduced fees at Merrill Sailing Center, Reis Tennis Center, Lindseth Climbing Wall


Walking maps of campus


Physical fitness videos by Cornell Wellness


Cornell Tech and Weill Cornell Medicine employees can receive discounts on gym memberships at NYC Sports Clubs via the Corporate Fitness Program (pdf).



Food and Diet

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Meal Choice Program by Cornell Dining – discounts available to Cornell employees


Fresh produce through CSAs with campus delivery options


East Hill Farmer’s Market and Ag Quad Farmer’s Market


Cooking demos by Cornell Wellness



Family Life

father and child walking on campus



Mothers’ Rooms are available for pumping/expressing breastmilk


Bring your children on campus to use recreational facilities, such as swimming pools, rock climbing, ice skating, bowling, and more!


Also see:





Health Challenges

older couple, man kissing woman on cheekHEALTH CHALLENGES


Navigating Health Challenges - Cornell-specific resource guide for support with challenges such as cancer, mental health, substance abuse, work scheduling, caregiving, and finances.

Cancer Support Group: On-campus monthly meetings for faculty, staff, students, and retirees who have been diagnosed with or have had cancer.

Travel Assistance to NYC for Medical Appointments

Trans Inclusion at Cornell – contact health insurance provider for coverage options related to transgender medical care

Disability/Accessibility Resources

Red Runner Campus Transportation

Workplace accommodations

Fitness center accessibility

Disability Colleague Network Group

Flexibility work arrangements



Safety Matters

See Mental Wellbeing for resources on counseling, stress, mindfulness, and relaxation.