Programming for Faculty & Staff

Below is a list of health-related programming developed by staff members in Cornell Health's Skorton Center for Health Initiatives.  

A Cornell Health Overview: 2021-2022

  • Online course for Fall 2021 / Spring 2022: designed for undergraduate, graduate, and professional students; open to all Cornell community members
  • Takes approximately 10 minutes

Designed for the Fall 2021 semester, this Cornell Health overview provides information about the medical and mental health services available to Cornell students during the 2021-2022 academic year. The program highlights health care options, when and how to access services, information about student health insurance and costs, along with 24/7 resources. 

> Enroll in and take the "Cornell Health Overview" Canvas course now

Notice & Respond: Assisting Students in Distress – 2021-2022 Edition

  • Online course: designed for faculty, staff, and graduate student TAs; open to all community members
  • Takes approximately 30 minutes

This online program was developed specifically for the Fall 2021 - Spring 2022 academic year to help Cornell faculty, staff, and graduate student Teaching Assistants to recognize and respond to students who may be experiencing distress. 

Through didactic material and situational examples with narrated PowerPoint slides, this training course will provide you with information about signs and levels of distress (concern, urgent, and emergency) you may notice in students, as well as corresponding response options. Campus resources are also reviewed.

> Enroll in and take the "Notice & Respond" Canvas course now

Requesting a program

To request a program – or to learn more about "Assisting Students in Distress" – please contact Catherine Thrasher-Carroll, Mental Health Promotion Coordinator, at