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Club Leader Toolkit

Club Honor Roll

Add your club/association to this Honor Roll, by turning in your 2017-2018 Annual Plan by August 1, 2017!

Alumni Groups

Business Communities

Events & Travel

Other Programs & Opportunities

Cornellians participate in more than 100 clubs and associations around the world, and more than 1,000 Cornellians serve on club and associations boards! The resources below include everything you need to know about managing a successful club or associations. Updates are frequent; we are always evolving and improving these tools as we continue to get feedback from leaders like you.

Mission Statement

Cornell University invites all alumni, parents, and friends to participate in the worldwide university community, attend events, stay connected to the university, and contribute to the greatness of the university.

Consistent with the core values of community, education, and service, the initiatives of each club will provide alumni, parents and friends with meaningful opportunities to:

  • Strengthen their knowledge of and ties to the university;
  • Maintain and grow friendships with Cornellians;
  • Continue the process of life-long learning; and
  • Serve the university, other alumni, students, and the community at large.

We want to make it easy and fun for you to organize with fellow alumni who live all over the world.   Below, you will find information on the following:

Jump to list of documents and tip sheets for:


Reports and forms that you need to complete and submit to Alumni Affairs. This information helps Alumni Affairs allocate resources and find ways to better serve your club:


Ensure expedited and secure exchange of information:


    Event planning resources and information regarding various programs and activities your club can organize to engage local alumni. With a focus on Cornell University’s priorities, host a minimum of two events per year. In addition to other programming, consider the following: