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Cornell Veteran and Military Employee Resources

Cornell University is a military-friendly institution where our nation’s military heroes and heroines serve as leaders and innovators across campus, and throughout the academic community. The University, local community, State and Federal governments offer workplace support for military employees through a variety of departments and services; explore the links below to access the resources available for Veterans and Military Personnel.

Cornell Resources for Veterans

Military Resources

Cornell Workplace Benefits for Military Employees

  • Flexible work: alternative work schedules to help you succeed
  • GI Bill® /Employee Education: leverage your GI Bill® benefits through Employee Degree Program
  • Professional Development: explore opportunities to grow and develop your skills
  • Military Leaves: balance the demands of the workplace with your military commitment
  • Retirement: financial and investment planning services to help you achieve your financial goals
  • Diversity Resources: find out about Cornell’s accessible and welcoming environment
  • Cornell Child Care Center: a proud affiliate of Child Care Aware, which provides financial assistance to employees who serve/served in the armed forces. For more information about the program please visit the Child Care Aware website or contact the Cornell Child Care Center directly at 607-255-1010.

Cornell and the Local Wellness Resources for Military Employees

  • Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP): free, confidential, professional counseling and consultation services on the phone or in person for all benefits-eligible faculty, staff, retirees, and their partners.
  • Wellness: find balance, maintain your health and wellbeing with Cornell’s Wellness Program
  • Veterans @ Cornell Health: health and wellness resources specifically for veterans at Cornell
  • Veterans Sanctuary: Cornell sponsored, year-round alternative therapy for war veterans
  • Warrior Gateway: physical therapy, counseling and jobs search online directory
  • Work/Life in Human Resources: parenting, elder/adult, and self-care resources and programs are available through consultations, workshops, and events. Contact Work/Life at worklife@cornell.edu or (607) 255-0388.
  • Veteran’s Crisis Hotline: connecting veterans in need, call: (800) 273-8255 (text to 8382555)
  • Syracuse Honor Flights: serving 10 counties in Central NY, flying heroes to Washington, DC to visit and reflect together at their memorials

Jobs at Cornell, and Professional Development for Military Employees

Start HERE to see how a career at Cornell offers opportunities to reach your potential and join a community of great minds with global impact. Learn more about the following tools designed to help military personnel and veterans convert their skills into more civilian friendly language:

GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at https://www.benefits.va.gov/gibill.

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