• Accessibility

    We all deserve and want a positive college experience. We must receive the resources we need for all students to feel welcomed, supported, and uplifted. As President I will:

    • Work to remove financial burdens such as the cost of PE classes, Cornell Fitness Center fees, and laundry fees

    • Substantially increase the number and access to prayer spaces across campus

    • Increase and expand the "Swipe Out Hunger" Program so students can donate more than just their guest swipes

    • Urge administration to reevaluate campus infrastructure to ensure all buildings are ADA compliant 

    • Work to increase the funds and reach of the Access Fund to make it more available

    • Collaborate with the Students with Disabilities Representative At-Large and the newly founded Disability Awareness Union to make our campus a more inclusive space

    • Work to expand CULift to be more accessible and available for longer hours 

    • Increase the number of gender-neutral restrooms on campus

    • Work with administration to ensure period products are available for free at locations across campus

    • ...and more!

  • Health

    During these unprecedented times, we must focus on improving quality and access to both mental health and physical health resources. As President I will:

    • Seek to expand the reach and access to mental health resources by working with the Skorton Center for Health Initiatives, Cornell Health, and CAPS

    • Work with CAPS to expand their working hours so their services can be available to students that work full-time, have late classes, or otherwise can't attend appointments during typical business hours

    • Urge administration to hire more BIPOC, first-generation, and LGBTQ+ counselors so students can feel more comfortable and safe at their appointments

    • Require professors to be more accomodating during emergency situations on campus

    • Urge administration to hire multilanguage counselors to accommodate those who may prefer counseling in languages other than English

    • Ensure that throughout Cornell's many policy changes, students still receive COVID-19 accommodations, resources, and support

    • Work with financial aid to subsidize or completely cover the cost of the Student Health Plan

    • Increase lighting on the slope as well as other dimly lit areas on campus to increase the sense of safety

    • Extend the pass/fail and drop deadlines further into the semester to reduce stress

    • ...and more!

  • Transparency

    Everyone should know what SA representatives are up to and what initiatives they are working on to improve your college experience. As President I will:

    • Continue biweekly Student Assembly Viewpoints published in the Sun to increase engagement

    • Host forums so that the community can engage with their SA representatives and ask what initiatives they are working on 

    • Make Student Assembly meetings more accessible by continuing live-streaming SA meetings even after COVID-19 restrictions ease 

    • Work to regain the community's trust in the Student Assembly

    • ...and more!

  • Advocacy:

    We all call Cornell home. We must ensure our needs and wants are heard and attended to. As President I will:

    • Work with Cornell Dining to increase access to kosher and halal food stations in dining halls on central and west campus

    • Mandate that professors are more flexible to students that need religious observance accommodations

    • Increase on-campus food options for students not on a meal plan

    • Push for a $15 minimum wage for all on-campus jobs 

    • Increase the printing allocation for all undergraduate students

    • Implement an accountability and communication system for administration so that students aren't left in the dark during times of emergency

    • Increase career support for the international community as finding employment can be difficult due to visa-sponsorship requirements

    • Work to bring back a free, late-night shuttle to campus to improve student safety 

    • Continue efforts to make TCAT free 

    • ...and more!

  • Sustainability:

    We should use our resources to strive for a greener, cleaner, and more equitable campus, community, and planet. As President I will:  

    • Decrease food waste on campus 

    • Ensure Cornell remains committed to being carbon neutral by 2035

    • Ensure Cornell completely divests from fossil fuels

    • Expand Cornell's recycling programs and access to trash cans across campus

    • Provide students with free reusable packaging to cut down on single-use plates and utensils

    • Push for more plant-based food options for those who are vegan, vegetarian, or otherwise want to consume a more plant-based diet

    • ...and more!

  • Diversity:

    To live up to Cornell’s motto of “any person, any study” we need to ensure that this is an institution that is safe, accessible, and welcoming for all students coming from any and all marginalized or underrepresented backgrounds and identities. As President I will:

    • Open more food pantries on north and central campus so students don't have to make the trek to west campus to have access to food 

    • Work with financial aid to ensure the mandatory Student Contribution Fee is subsidized or completely covered for more students

    • Increase financial aid for international students as well as summer and winter courses offered at Cornell

    • Work with administration and the financial aid department to subsidize or completely cover the cost of the Student Activity Fee

    • Ensure the roles of Director of first-generation and low-income student support and Associate Director for Multicultural Student Leadership and Empowerment are promptly and adequately filled 

    • Work to ensure Academic Integrity hearings emphasize rehabilitation-focused approaches based on student growth as opposed to punitive approaches

    • ...and more!