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Gifts to Cornell’s annual funds allow students from all backgrounds to pursue a world-class education. You can make it possible for Cornellians to learn, grow, and go on to do the greatest good in the world.

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Give before September 30 to set students up for success this semester.

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Be part of everything that makes the Cornell experience special for new and returning students.

Student Access Fund

Help low-income students overcome barriers, access basic necessities, and cover emergency expenses.

Mental Health Initiatives

Support Student and Campus Life mental health initiatives and bring additional resources and programming to Cornell students. 

Annual Fund for Undergraduate Scholarships

Give every student the opportunity to afford a Cornell education by making a gift to the Cornell Annual Fund for Undergraduate Scholarships.

Career Services

From career exploration and networking guidance, to resume and interview prep, Cornell Career Services empowers all students to identify their strengths, interests, and values and build a foundation for professional growth.

LGBT Resource Center

Your gift fosters an open and inclusive campus climate for LGBTQ+ students and supports leaders within the Cornell LGBTQ+ community.

Women's Resource Center

The Cornell Women's Resource Center fosters a more vibrant campus community by supporting the full and active participation of women-identified students in both their personal and educational pursuits at Cornell.

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Charles H. Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management

The Dyson School empowers students to become leaders who are ready to tackle global challenges, make a lasting impact, and work to solve some of the world's toughest societal challenges. It is recognized as one of the world's top undergraduate business schools.

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) faculty, staff, and students improve the lives of people throughout New York, the nation, and the world. They discover and apply knowledge about the life sciences, environmental sciences, food and energy systems, and economic and community vitality.

College of Architecture, Art, and Planning

Artists and designers at Cornell University's College of Architecture, Art, and Planning (AAP) take action toward a better tomorrow for all, by addressing the complex problems found in cities and communities around the world today with rigorous criticality, informed innovation, and inspired creativity. 

College of Arts and Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences (A&S) creates an intellect that is well-formed and highly versatile in an era defined by rapid social, technological, and economic changes, with over 40 majors to choose from.

College of Engineering

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students tackle pressing issues from many angles. Cornell engineering students think their way over, under, around, and through problems, with a tenacious and entrepreneurial spirit, to make the world a better place.

College of Human Ecology

The breadth of the unique work the College of Human Ecology undertakes comes together around its mission to generate cutting-edge, applied, multidisciplinary research that addresses human needs.

Ann S. Bowers College of Computing and Information Science

Cornell Bowers CIS pushes boundaries to develop new understandings, ethical approaches, and technologies for the information age. Today, our college has more than 2,000 student majors, and over 76% of all Cornell undergraduates enroll in at least one Bowers CIS course. Now more than ever, data, computation, and emerging technologies are integral to the success of every field–and our students recognize that.

Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy

The newly-established Cornell Jeb E. Brooks School of Public Policy educates students to be leaders while centering diversity, equity, and inclusion; recruits and retains world class scholars focused on excellence and impact; and fosters public engagement at local, state, and national levels. Through evidence-based policy, Cornell Brooks is helping to create a safer, healthier, more equitable and more prosperous world for us all.

Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration

Known as the world leader for teaching and researching the business of hospitality, the Nolan Hotel School prepares people-focused, tech-savvy leaders who understand that business success happens when they model the essence of hospitality.

Cornell SC Johnson College of Business

With access to world-class researchers and educators, students at SC Johnson are ready to thrive in a rapidly changing world. The college's unique strength lies in its extraordinary scale and multi-discipline curriculum. Faculty across our three distinctive schools, Johnson, Dyson, and the Nolan Hotel School, emphasize innovation and practical business education.

ILR School

As the preeminent institution in the world focused on work, employment, and labor, ILR is at the heart of extraordinary changes in the workplace. Gifts to ILR provide critical financial aid scholarships, enhanced classroom learning, internships, and research opportunities to make this work possible.

College of Veterinary Medicine

Through innovative education, discovery, and exemplary care, the College of Veterinary Medicine creates, disseminates, and implements scientific knowledge that improves the health and well-being of animals and people around the world. 

Cornell Graduate School

At Cornell, a diverse community of over 5,000 graduate and professional students are pursuing their studies to make a difference in the world. The Graduate School strives to foster their academic, professional, and personal success through academic and personal advising, opportunities to connect with their peers, and support in preparing for their future careers.

Cornell Law School

Cornell Law School develops broad-minded and technically sophisticated future lawyers and leaders through robust experience and practical learning. The Law School combines inspired teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a close-knit and collegial intellectual community.

Cornell Tech

Cornell Tech increases access and opportunity within the tech sector, engages with communities locally and globally, and helps to shape the future of inclusive and ethical technology. Faculty, students, and industry partners work together in an ultra-collaborative environment to build a better world. 

Samuel Curtis Johnson Graduate School of Management

Johnson’s graduate business programs prepare students for leadership across industries, allowing them to achieve their ambitions with a business education that emphasizes collaborative and practice-based learning. 

Weill Cornell Medicine

Weill Cornell Medicine is committed to educating the next generation of healthcare leaders through our medical and graduate schools, providing the best possible medical care to our patients, and speeding breakthrough discoveries from the lab bench to patient bedsides.

Cornell Athletics

Sports and athletic activities promote Big Red spirit and teach our students leadership, trust, teamwork, and commitment. Cornell Athletics offers recreational opportunities for all students and the campus community, building important life skills that cannot be acquired in a classroom.

Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability

The Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability generates bold ideas to solve the planet’s most pressing challenges. Cornell Atkinson trains the next generation of sustainability scholars, accelerates groundbreaking research for real-world impact, and connects faculty across disciplines to co-create tomorrow’s sustainability solutions.

Cornell Botanic Gardens

With stunning gardens at the Nevin Welcome Center, the vast landscapes of the F.R. Newman Arboretum, and diverse natural areas, Cornell Botanic Gardens inspires people to understand, appreciate and nurture plants and the cultures they sustain.

Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Dedicated to advancing the protection of birds and the natural world, the Lab of Ornithology joins with people from all walks of life to find scientific solutions to the pressing conservation challenges facing our planet.

Cornell University Library

The Cornell University Library unites students, faculty, and scholars with unparalleled services, resources, and spaces that nurture academic success. With a focus on all disciplines, the Library stands at the center of intellectual life on campus.

Johnson Museum of Art

The admission-free, open-to-all Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art offers a world-class permanent collection, daring exhibitions, and interdisciplinary learning for Cornell classes from 25 majors and close to 7,000 K-12 schoolchildren in Ithaca and beyond.

Student and Campus Life

Student & Campus Life provides a foundation for student success through outstanding residence life programs, student clubs and activities, fitness and wellness opportunities, career services and more, preparing students to do the greatest good in the world.