Your First Week
Taking a job in a new country is exciting—and also confusing! In the first few weeks, there are many new things to learn about and accomplish. We hope this information will help you as you settle in at Cornell.
What to Do in Your First Week in the U.S.
If you’re being paid by Cornell, fill out the Division of Financial Affairs tax office’s online form.
Review HR policies for faculty and staff. Find out about Cornell’s campus code of conduct, diversity, the academic calendar, and more.
Learn all about the university. Take campus tours, find maps, and more.
Check out our Life at Cornell resources page. From transportation to wellness to English programs—we want to help you find everything you need.