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Diversity and Inclusion – Support for Diverse Communities: Includes information for Cornell's community of color, military community, LGBT community and information on disability and religious resources.

Contact Career/Life Services

395 Pine Tree Road, Suite 130
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 255-5298

Your Life

Life extends beyond your job. We understand there are many areas where life and career intersect. An abundance of resources are available to Cornellians to help support your wellbeing, your family, and to connect with community.

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Caring for Yourself

Look here for services and resources that can help facilitate your wellbeing, including physical fitness, stress reduction, mental health, domestic help, active aging, and self-defense. You can also find support for personal finances, walking maps, religious accommodations, and LBGT resources.


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Caring for Children

Family-related support including information on the Cornell Child Care Center, pregnancy resources, and breastfeeding support. You can also find guidance with financial programs, adoption assistance, parenting children with special needs, the Cornell Family Helper List, and more.


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Caring for Elders/Adults

Cornell's dependent care consultant is available to help you locate adult/elder care resources, including workshops, networking, financial help, referrals, and more.  Resources are also available for those who provide care from a distance.

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Caring for Pets

Working at a university that boasts a world-class veterinary school has its benefits. Take advantage of pet healthcare services offered by the Cornell Vet School, as well as the official policy regarding dogs on campus, pet insurance benefits, and more.