Also See:

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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Your Benefits Profile

View the programs you are eligible for and the programs in which you are currently enrolled.

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

Apply for the 2016 Child Care Grant

The application for the 2016 Child Care Grant is now available. Applications will be accepted from September 1-30, 2015. Click here for more information.


Fidelity is a new provider for SUNY ORP


Retirement Plan Structure

Learn more about Cornell's new tiered retirement plan structure effective October 1, 2014. 

New SUNY ORP Investment Funds


Affordable Care Act: Cornell Impact

Find more information about Marketpace 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!

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