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Office of Student Services

Student Services Conducting Business Remotely

Beginning March 16, 2020, CALS Office of Student Services will be closed to in-person consultations and will be conducting business remotely until further notice.

Continue to monitor Cornell University’s COVID-19 and Reactivation Planning site and the CALS COVID-19 Response and Resources site for updates and answers to many questions.

Our full services are still available (Academic Advising, Study Abroad Planning and Career Services). Appointments will be conducted remotely, either by Zoom or phone, and will available during our regular business hours. Please refer to our Contact Us page for the latest information on our virtual advising options during COVID-19.


 

Our office is a hub of advising and support for CALS undergraduates. We are available year-round to answer your questions and help support you reaching your academic, personal, and professional goals. Our team can assist you with academic advising, pre-health advising, career development, study abroad planning and more.

Your student success is inseparable from your personal well-being. Our team is trained to support the whole student and we are here to help you navigate anything that comes up during your time at Cornell.

We are the place to start whatever your question or concern. It is easy to connect with us wherever you are!

Director

Ann LaFave
Ann LaFave

Director

Office of Student Services

Ann LaFave

Academic Advising & Diversity Programs

Nikki Wells
Nikki Wells

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Nikki Wells
  • nl427 [at] cornell.edu
Brandon Senior
Brandon Senior

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Brandon Senior
Portrait of Erica Ostermann, wearing a scarf
Erica Ostermann

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Erica Ostermann
  • eo93 [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

Student Services Associate/Recruiting Coordinator

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

Administrative Assistant, Rural Schools Association and Alliance for Science

Department of Global Development

Andrea Durmiaki
Jess Hawkey
Jess Hawkey

Assistant Director

Office of Student Services

Jess Hawkey