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Gannett Health Services
110 Ho Plaza
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853-3101

Tel: 607 255-5155
Fax: 607 255-0269

Gannett staff members work closely with Cornell faculty, serving as both health care providers and collaborators in the care of the University’s students.

Taking care of your health

Known as a primary care facility for the health needs of students, Gannett offers a wide range of services that are available for Cornell faculty members to supplement those offered by primary-care providers. Conveniently located on Ho Plaza and accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care, Inc., Gannett strives to provide high quality, responsive services to Cornell faculty. These services include:

To schedule an appointment, call 607 255-5155.

To learn more about Ithaca area health services and providers, review care outside Gannett.

To read more about a variety of health concerns, review health topics and concerns.

Wellness Program

Cornell's Wellness Program provides employees and retirees with diverse opportunities to foster joy, balance, and well-being in their daily lives. Members of the Wellness Program can enjoy the use of campus fitness centers, use of the pool, and participation in a variety of classes (e.g. exercise, cooking, skating, swimming), and more. 

Phone: 607 255-3886

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program

Cornell's Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) offers offers free, confidential, professional counseling and consultation services by telephone or in person. FSAP counselors can help with any personal or work-related problem that is affecting your sense of well-being, your daily life, or job performance. 

  • Phone: 607 255-2673 (5-COPE)
    Urgent phone consultation available evenings and weekends.
  • Email:

Helping a student in need

Faculty members are essential allies in promoting student health, encouraging the timely use of health care services, and connecting students in distress with valuable support. We encourage faculty to call us with:

  • questions about services
  • concerns about access to care
  • needs for information, consultation, or advice
  • concerns you have about a student's well-being.

Call 607 255-5155 during regular office hours to talk with a medical or mental health care provider, health educator, or administrator. Use our 24/7 phone consultation for urgent concerns.

You may also wish to consult the new faculty handbook entitled, "Recognizing and Responding to Students in Distress" (pdf), as this comprehensive resource was developed for you.

Helping a co-worker in need

In today’s complex world, it is not unusual to encounter a colleague who is going through a difficult time. Whether the problem is in the workplace or in the home, Cornell's Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (FSAP) can help. FSAP offers services specifically designed for Cornell faculty and staff.  FSAP counselors provide assessment, referral, and brief counseling services that are free and confidential. 

  • Phone: 607 255-2673 (5-COPE)
    Urgent phone consultation available evenings and weekends.
  • Email:
Classroom collaboration

Each year Gannett staff members collaborate with members of the Cornell faculty to enhance the student learning experience and integrate student health concerns into existing curricula. Gannett staff members have served as resources for class projects, guest lectures, and research partnerships. Faculty members have also rewarded students with “extra credit” for participation in Gannett focus groups, surveys, and outreach projects. If you have an idea, or would like to consult with our staff about curriculum infusion or other collaborative projects, please call Gannett Health Promotion at 607 255-4872.

Campus health initiatives

Gannett is a multidisciplinary health care organization serving the academic mission of the university through creation and support of a health campus community in which each student may participate fully in intellectual and personal growth.

Gannett works closely with campus colleagues in order to enhance the health and welfare of the Cornell community. Committee work, collaborative training and workshops, policy reform, campus surveys, and outreach programming all provide opportunities to advance our identified campus health initiatives. 

Health Leaves of Absence (HLOA)

Cornell students may apply for a Voluntary Leave of Absence (a separation of the student from the university) for Health Reasons (HLOA). Learn more about this process.

Find a Physician

CMC's Physician Referral Center will help you find a medical provider: