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Policies and Procedures

This page provides information about policies and procedures that are specific to the Research Division and convenient links to university-wide policies and documents.


Academic Titles, Appointment and Promotion Policy
Comprehensive Diversity Plan


Academic Grievance Procedure
Exit Procedures
Leave Accrual

Related Resources

Benefits Programs: includes Benefits Summaries, Medical Leaves Administration, and Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (formally EAP)

Employee Essentials

HR-online is the online collection of tools and data that support HR Managers and staff.

  • Use HR-online to access the Data Access Form. [Note: you must currently have access in order to change or update access. If no one in your department currently has access please contact RDHR.]
  • Use HR-online to obtain important information regarding supporting documentation, including access to the latest I-9 Form.
  • I-9 Form

Who I Am

University HR Policies, Academic and Non-Academic: Includes Policy 6.9, Time Away from Work

Quick Links

Cornell Chronicle: Daily Cornell news
Cornell University Drop Box: Exchange documents with colleagues
International Students and Scholars Office: Visas and work authorization for international students, staff, faculty and visitors
Pawprint: Employee Newsletter
Student Employment


Human Resources Director
Deb Shigley
222 Day Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853

Human Resources Assistant Director
Jamie Washburn
395 Pine Tree Road, Suite 302
Ithaca, NY 14850

HR Assistant
Kristie Devine
395 Pine Tree Road
Suite 302