Office of 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!

Director

Ann LaFave
Ann LaFave

Director

Office of Student Services

Ann LaFave

Academic Advising & Diversity Programs

Lisa Ryan
Lisa Ryan

Associate Director

Office of Student Services

Lisa Ryan
Brandon Senior
Brandon Senior

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Brandon Senior
Nikki Wells
Nikki Wells

Student Services and Advising Associate

Office of Student Services

Nikki Wells
  • nl427 [at] cornell.edu

Career Development

Laurie Gillespie
Laurie Gillespie

Associate Director

Office of Student Services

Laurie Gillespie
Steve Shaum
Steve Shaum

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Steve Shaum
Jo-Lynn Buchanan
Jo-Lynn Buchanan

Administrative Assistant

Office of Student Services

Jo-Lynn Buchanan
Jennifer DeRosa
Jennifer DeRosa

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Jennifer DeRosa

Registrar

Janine Van Oort
Janine Van Oort

Student Services Associate

Office of Student Services

Janine Van Oort
Shawna Alling
Shawna Alling

Associate Director

Office of Student Services

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

Assistant Registrar

Office of Student Services

Aubrey Holbrook
  • arw93 [at] cornell.edu

Study Abroad, Exchange & Internationalization

Andrea Durmiaki
Andrea Durmiaki

Program Assistant/ Administrative Assistant

Office of Student Services

Andrea Durmiaki
Jess Hawkey
Jess Hawkey

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Jess Hawkey