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Your Life at Cornell - Support for Faculty and Staff: Learn about programs that support your work/life balance. Resources include: a family helper list, Child Care Grant Subsidy Program, Adoption Assistance and Well-being Workshops.

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP): Offers free, confidential, professional counseling and consultation services by telephone or in person.

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Benefits at Cornell

Cornell offers generous benefits from health insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement plans to medical leaves and educational benefits to eligible faculty and staff. Other insurance benefits include auto, home/rental, long-term care, life, home and pet.

In addition to these traditional benefits programs, Cornell supports its faculty and staff at home and at work. Visit the Your Life at Cornell section of the website to learn more about child care, adoption assistance, elder care, flexible work arrangements and more.

Newly hired staff and faculty members: visit the Welcome to Cornell Orientation site where you will find links to enroll in benefits, review your personal data and register for a Welcome to Cornell orientation session.

What's New in Benefits

Child Care Grant: September 1-30, 2016

The 2017 Child Care Grant application period will be from September 1 - 30, 2016. Complete grant applications (online application, printed application and documentation) must be received during this timeframe to be considered for the grant. Click here for more information.

The 1095-C Form and the Affordable Care Act

Cornell will be mailing the 1095-C forms by March 31, 2016. Click here to find out more information.

Long Term Care Insurance

Beginning February 2, 2016, CNA will no longer be offering new enrollments into its Group Long-Term Care (LTC) plans. Current policy holders will continue to maintain coverage through payroll deduction or direct billing.

For those who seek LTC coverage in the future, Cornell has arranged for a brokerage firm specializing in LTC policy analysis and placement in the individual LTC market. This firm, RetirementGuard, specializes in finding the right individual LTC policy from several offered in the marketplace. Click here to learn more information.

Affordable Care Act: Cornell Impact

Find more information about Marketplace Exchanges.

CIGNA's Trusted Advisor

CIGNA’s Trusted Advisor, a website that allows you to review your coverage and make changes to your beneficiary designations, is now available for faculty and staff through Workday! (Note: Beneficiary information is not kept in the Workday system, but with our vendors directly.)

Retirees can also access Trusted Advisor to add or update beneficiary designations and view their retiree life insurance coverage.