Romantic or sexual relationships between faculty members or others in positions of authority over students and postgraduates (as defined by this policy) are prohibited whenever those relationships have the potential to interfere with an individual’s right or ability to pursue academic, training, research or professional interests.
The university requires all regular, full- and part-time, nonacademic staff members and their supervisors to participate in the performance dialogue process, which promotes and documents communication between supervisors and staff members throughout the year.
Cornell University depends upon university volunteer support to accomplish its missions of education, research, and public service and wishes to ensure that volunteers' relationships with the university are clearly established and understood by both parties.
Cornell University provides flexible work arrangements, at the discretion of department heads or their designees, to enable staff and management to serve customers well, meet university goals, and help employees balance personal and professional responsibilities.
Cornell University provides time away from work to eligible employees for a variety of reasons. Time away from work must be approved and recorded in a manner that protects the interests of both the institution and its employees.
Cornell University provides catastrophic leave donation to assist eligible staff members who have experienced a catastrophic, health-related event and have exhausted all accruals, with the exception of up to five days of vacation, which he/she may elect to save.