Disability Policies


Cornell University is committed to equality of educational opportunity for all students. If you are a student who needs accommodations, Cornell has multiple resources to help you navigate campus and your academic program.   

Depending on the type of disability, accommodations might involve one or more of the following:

  • Transportation 
  • Learning strategies
  • Assistive technology
  • Inclement weather procedures
  • Event accessibility
  • Service animals on campus
  • Medical leave
  • Facilities

If you are unsure where to start, visit the Disability Information for Students webpage or contact the Graduate School Office of Graduate Student Life

In Depth

If you are student with a disability, Cornell has multiple resources to provide an accessible, usable, and welcoming environment. If you had accommodations as an undergraduate, it’s important to visit the Student Disability Services office to see how Cornell can help.

The following resources can help you navigate life at Cornell with disabilities:



Graduate School Contact:
Janna Lamey
Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Life

Janna can help you navigate the Cornell offices responsible for disability-related policies and accommodations. 

Cornell Contact:
Register with Student Disability Services.