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The Process for Becoming Emeritus/a

Emeritus/a status is available for associate professors and full professors who have retired.

Perks and Opportunities for Retired and Emeritus/a Faculty

Benefits relate to health, transportation, communication, campus life, voting rights, teaching, and research.

The Retirement Checklist

Steps to follow that help ensure a smooth and effective transition.

Cornell Association for Professors Emeritus.

Founded in 1982, Cornell Association of Professor’s Emeriti (CAPE) has taken a leading role in fostering social and professional community among retired faculty through varied programs and activities, such as the Lecture Series, Roundtable luncheons, and volunteer programs to name a few.


Last Updated: February 3, 2018 at 7:55 am