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Graduate Students:


Physical and Mental Health

Gannett Health Services: Physical and mental health services and resources on a large variety of health related topics.

FSAP (Faculty, Staff Assistance Program): FSAP's professional staff offers free and confidential guidance and support to benefits-eligible employees and their partners to address issues that may be affecting their personal lives and/or job satisfaction or performance. The FSAP is part of Cornell's broad commitment to foster and support the mental health and well-being of the campus community.

CMM (Cornell Minds Matter): Cornell Minds Matter promotes the overall mental and emotional health of all Cornell students, works to reduce the stigma of mental illness, and holds events open to the entire Cornell community that foster a healthy, balanced lifestyle.

EARS (Empathy, Assistance & Referral Service):  EARS is a student-run, professionally supervised, counseling, training and outreach program, open to all members of the Cornell community. Rigorously trained peer counselors offer confidential, anonymous counseling daily during the academic year. Counseling is available by phone (607) 255-3277 or walk-in (213 Willard Straight Hall) and is free, confidential and no appointment is needed. 

CAPS (Counseling and Psychological Services):

The mission of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is to provide crisis intervention, brief counseling, outpatient psychiatric care, outreach, and referral services to Cornell University students.


  • Sunday - Thursday: 3:00pm-11:00pm
  • Friday: 3:00pm-10:00pm
  • Saturday: 6:00pm-10:00pm

Notice and Respond:  We all have a role in our caring community. Please reach out to help others in distress. ​

Let’s Talk: "Let's Talk" is a program that provides easy access to informal confidential consultations with counselors from Gannett Health Services. Counselors hold walk-in hours at sites around campus Monday through Friday. 

Suicide Prevention and Crisis Center: 607 272-1616. SPCS is a community agency which offers a free, confidential, 24-hour telephone hot-line service.

Diversity and Inclusion

Department Diversity and Inclusion Council:


Equity Advocates: Equity Advocates are people within the department(s) who will:

Report a Bias Incident: To report a non-emergency harassment, discrimination or bias incident,

SHARE (Sexual Harassment and Assault – Response and Education): This site provides important and timely information to the Cornell community about sexual harassment, assault, gender discrimination and other related forms of violence. It also offers information about the SHARE partners who provide services, support, reporting options, education, and advocacy.

Finding my community: A list of identity-based offices and programs including various ethnic, religious, gender/gender identity, disability, veteran and other protected status groups.

Physics/STEM groups:

  • WiP+ (Women in Physics and Related Fields) website coming soon. WiP+ is an informal group of women (primarily) supporting other women in the fields of Physics, Astronomy, Applied and Engineering Physics, Biophysics, and other related fields.  Everyone, ranging from prospective majors through faculty and staff, is invited to participate. 
  • GWIS (Graduate Women in Science, Ithaca Chapter):
  • OSTEM:  (Out in science technology engineering and mathematics, Cornell University chapter) A group for LGBTQIA+ graduate students in STEM fields.

Postdocs:  Resources from the Cornell University Office of Postdoctoral Studies.

Veterans and Military Resources:

Religious Accommodation FAQ’s: 

Disability Resources: 

Student Groups A searchable database of student organizations through the campus activities office.

Family/Work-Life Balance

Family Leave policies (including maternity, paternity, same sex partner, adoption):

Lactation Rooms:

All campus:
Clark Hall 333

Lactation Time Away From Work Policy: (All members of the Cornell University faculty, academic and nonacademic staff, including regular, temporary, casual staff members, and student employees.)

Parenting Resources:

Family Helpers List:

Students with families: Resources for students, partners, and children

Elder & Adult Care Resources:


Domestic (Intimate Partner) Violence Resources:

Athletic Schedule:

Cornell Events Calendar:

Ithaca Events Calendar:


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