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Staff Transfer (Excluding Academic and Bargaining Unit Staff)

Cornell University supports an environment that values the pursuit of career mobility and encourages staff members who express an interest, and have the abilities, to pursue appropriate vacancies to foster their career development. Toward that end, the university supports a staff members efforts to transfer from one position to another.

Policy details


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Revision History:

February 13, 2017: Clarified sections to align with current practice regarding reference checks and moving from Weill Cornell or eCornell and Ithaca campus. Updated Related Resources.

January 19, 2017: Minor edits to support HR's removal of Credited Service (Policy 6.8.1) and Break in Service (section of Policy 6.9) from the University Policy volumes. These policies will become internal HR practices, referenced on the HR website.