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Academic Support Staff

The primary mission of the Athletic Student Services Office is to support the efforts of every student-athlete in balancing their academic and athletic goals in conjunction with existing campus services.

The services have been designed to support their academic and personal objectives. The programs and services are based on the philosophy that the development of the whole person is of primary interest. At Cornell student-athletes are first and foremost students who are highly committed to both their academic and athletic pursuits.

Meet the Staff

Sarah Wattenberg – Andrew 78 and Margaret Paul Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services

  • Position was first of its kind when started in 1998
  • was created to have a staff member work as an available and reliable adviser who understands the lifestyle student-athletes lead and assists them in balancing their academic, athletic and personal challenges.
  • serves as a liaison with the colleges and directs student-athletes to appropriate campus-wide resources for academic and personal needs.