First-Generation & Low-Income (FGLI) student support is intended to promote identity exploration, community, advocacy, and empowerment for all students who identify with the first-generation and/or low-income student experience.
In 1936, Cornell created the nation’s first university office for international students. We're your home away from home — talk with us about visas and jobs, finding your niche in Ithaca, campus resources, and more. International Services is here to help students and scholars from around the world thrive at Cornell.
The LGBT Resource Center is the hub of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans (or sometimes questioning), and others (LGBTQ+), student life and resources at Cornell. The LGBT Resource Center provides advocacy, outreach, education, support, and community to LGBTQ+ students of all identities, backgrounds, and experiences.
At AAP, students of color are individuals who identify as Black, African American, Latinx/a/o, Hispanic, Asian, Pacific Islander, Desi, Native American, Middle Eastern, bi/multiracial, and folks who identify with the BIPOC community.
The Latino Living Center (LLC) builds socially conscious and community-minded individuals. Their goals have been, and still are, to provide knowledge of our culture and the problems facing Latinxs so that the future leaders of our communities will be prepared with the skills and sensitivity necessary to effect social change. LLC hosts events that are open to the public.
Akwe:kon (pronounced uh-GWAY-go) opened its doors in 1991, making it the nation's first university residence hall established to celebrate American Indian culture and heritage. In the Mohawk language, Akwe:kon means "all of us," reflecting the spirit of inclusiveness the house offers to students and the broader community. Akwe:kon hosts events that are open to the public and enable the whole Cornell community to experience the spirit of Native cultures and traditions.
The Multicultural Living Learning Unit, known as McLLU (pronounced McClue) prides itself on being a diverse community of backgrounds and ethnicities, all committed to celebrating difference and promoting acceptance. McLLU focuses on diversity in all forms including race, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, physical ability, religion, and more.
The Office of Faculty Development & Diversity (OFDD) provides a range of resources, including training and support for deans, department chairs and individual faculty members, in the areas of faculty development and diversity.
The Center for Teaching Innovation partners with the Cornell teaching community to explore and foster inclusive, evidence-based teaching practices. We facilitate the development of vibrant, challenging, and reflective student-centered learning experiences.
The Center for Cultural Humility (CHUM) is an applied research and practice concept at Cornell University. CHUM operates across Cornell's Ithaca and New York City campuses and beyond, providing rigorous cultural engagement training and services for academics, businesses, community stakeholders, and the general public.