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Cornell Instructor Responsibilities


Students with Disabilities

Student Disability Services (SDS) facilitates disability services and accommodations to ensure equal access as required by federal disability laws. Students must register with the SDS office and submit disability documentation from an appropriate health care professional to be eligible for disability services. Examples of accommodations include course materials in an accessible format, testing accommodations, transportation assistance and removal of access barriers. SDS will consult with you about disability access issues at sds_cu@cornell. edu or 254-4545.

Harassment: Advisors, Procedures

Harassment Advisors are designated individuals within academic units, colleges, and professional schools who are available to advise persons with concerns related to harassment based upon EEO- protected class status, i.e., race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion, creed, disability, ex-offender status, sex/gender, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, and marital status.

Within the College of Arts and Sciences, call the Advising Office at 5-5004 for the appropriate contact. For the complete list of Cornell University Harassment Advisors, please contact the Office of Workforce Policy and Labor Relations, telephone 254-7232, email, or go to harassment_advisors.html.

Staff and Faculty Duty to Consult

It is University policy that Cornell faculty and staff (with important confidential exceptions) are required to consult with the Title IX Coordinator or a Deputy Title IX Coordinator when they become aware of an alleged incident that if true might be prohibited conduct under Policy 6.4 involving a student.  Be prepared with the name, date, time, location, and description of incident (if known).

For Policy 6.4, see

On the Duty to Consult and Confidential Resources, see

For online reporting form, see

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