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CALS Office of Student Services

About CALS Student Services

Cornell CALS will be a life-changing experience. Sometimes, the size and academic expectations can feel overwhelming. Be assured you are not alone, as there is an enormous amount of support available to assist you. We’re a great place to start when you don’t know where to go for answers.

The Office of CALS Student Services supplements the helpful advice and support you’ll receive from the faculty and staff in your major. Our office provides academic and diversity support, career development, and is a gateway to off-campus experiences. We’re here to help you flourish personally, academically, and professionally. Our friendly and approachable staff can help you navigate the unexpected and celebrate your accomplishments!

Our office is open for in-person or remote meetings. Please refer to our Appointments, Drop-Ins and Contact Information page for the latest information on our advising options.

Assistant Dean, Academic Programs and Student Success

Ann LaFave
Ann LaFave

Assistant Dean of Academic Programs and Student Success

Office of the Dean

Ann LaFave

Student Services Support

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Hilary Hensley

Student Support and Front Desk Associate

Office of Student Services

Hilary Hensley

Inclusive Academic Advising and Programs

Rhonda Todd
Rhonda Todd

Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Rhonda Todd
  • rrt52 [at] cornell.edu
Sophia Givre Student Services CALS
Sophia Givre

Associate Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Sophia Givre
  • sg2282 [at] cornell.edu
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Kerri Lai

Assistant Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Kerri Lai
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Sally Gibbins

Assistant Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Sally Gibbins
Maegan Puzas Kessen CALS
Maegan Puzas Kessen

Assistant Director of Inclusive Academic Advising

Office of Student Services

Maegan Puzas Kessen
  • map448 [at] cornell.edu
Callan Robinson CALS
Callan Robinson

Transfer Student Success Navigator

Office of Student Services

Callan Robinson
  • cr586 [at] cornell.edu
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Abe Kimball

Inclusive Academic Advising Support Assistant

Office of Student Services

Abe Kimball

Career Development

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Liz Hartman

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

Office of Student Services

Liz Hartman
  • eah263 [at] cornell.edu
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Kristina Harrison

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

Office of Student Services

Kristina Harrison
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Mark Mandych

Asst. Director of Career Exploration and CALS Zone Coordinator

Office of Student Services

Mark Mandych
Julie Bazan leaning against a desk in an office, wearing a white blouse and yellow blazer.
Julie Bazan

Assistant Director of Engaged Learning and Entrepreneurial Exploration

Office of Student Services

Julie Bazan
  • jb2635 [at] cornell.edu

CALS Registrar

Shawna Alling
Shawna Alling

Director of Credit, Conferral, and Compliance/College Registrar

Office of Student Services

Shawna Alling
  • sll33 [at] cornell.edu
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Aubrey Holbrook

Senior Assistant Registrar

Office of Student Services

Aubrey Holbrook
  • arw93 [at] cornell.edu
Jo-Lynn Buchanan
Jo-Lynn Buchanan

Assistant Registrar

Office of Student Services

Jo-Lynn Buchanan
Shawna Fulkerson in blue shirt with right hand on ivy-covered wall
Shawna Fulkerson

Transfer Support Specialist

Office of Student Services

Shawna Fulkerson
Kailey Mahar wearing black framed glasses and a colorful blouse.
Kailey Mahar

CALS Assistant Registrar, Curriculum Management

Office of Student Services

Kailey Mahar
  • ksm96 [at] cornelll.edu

Study Abroad, Exchange & Internationalization

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Kristina Harrison

Assistant Director of Experiential Learning

Office of Student Services

Kristina Harrison

Office Hours

Schedule an appointment online »
Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 3:30 pm
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Drop-in Hours

Advising | Career | Pre-health | Pre-law
(available during fall and spring semesters when classes are in session in the CALS Zone in Mann Library)

Contact Information

140 Roberts Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Email: cals-studentservices [at] cornell.edu