The mission of the Cornell Women's Resource Center (WRC) is to foster a more vibrant campus community by supporting the full and active participation of female students in both their personal and educational pursuits at Cornell. The WRC champions endeavors that support women's education, empowerment, and advancement at Cornell and beyond.

News & Announcements

Find the WRC at Club Fest!  Grab some new swag!

The WRC will be tabling at Club Fest this Sunday, September 6 from 1:00-4:00 pm in Barton Hall.  Stop by our table to learn about the programs and projects the WRC will be offering this year, and sign up to get involved!  Meet some of the students on the WRC Executive Board and be sure to take some of our signature mementos with you—everything from free condoms to flashlight keychains, buttons, pens, and more!

Become a Cornell Social Consultant!  (Paid position)

  • Do you want to make your social scene more fun?
  • Are you interested in helping to create a more positive social environment at Cornell?

Cornell Social Consultants (CSC) will work to promote constructive practices in their communities to help to create a more positive sexual climate on campus. Some prime qualifications for becoming a CSC include optimism, creativity, and a desire to make Cornell a better, more pleasurable community and experience. CSCs will help to identify unsafe dynamics, develop skills for effective interventions, and work on strategies for avoiding problems altogether. CSCs will collaborate with other students and student groups to change the campus environment and reimagine traditional events and practices to promote mutual respect and collaboration within the Cornell Community.

This is a paid position. Students offered the position are asked to commit to the full 2015-2016 academic year.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

  • Attend mandatory training October 17, 10:00 am-2:00 pm.
  • Attend weekly CSC meetings on Tuesdays or Thursday evenings - specific time TBD (Meetings will begin week of October 5 and run for the full academic year.)
  • Be an active participant in CSC projects, programs, and meetings.
  • Work—individually and in teams—to foster a positive campus culture:
  • Be involved in collaborative projects with other student groups and organizations.
  • Focus on particular communities, specific issues or events.
  • Engage in creative, expansive, positive work—shifting problematic dynamics by identifying better options.
  • Act as a resource and make referrals to services and support networks.

For more information, please contact Jessie Bonney-Burrill. Click here for the CSC application.

Recurring Events During the Academic Year

Feminism: Food for Thought
Informal discussions about women's issues held over dinner at Flora Rose House, Thursdays at 6:00 pm during the academic year. We will start these weekly discussions on Thursday, September 10.  All are welcome to join the conversation! Meal swipes are available if you do not have a meal plan.

VOX works to promote safe sex, educate others, and defend reproductive choice. Join the conversation Wednesdays at 4:30 pm in the Art Gallery in Willard Straight Hall.  

Women’s Resource Center

209 Willard Straight Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-0015
(607) 255-7366
Mon - Fri: 9:00 am-5:00 pm