Goldwin Smith Hall and the statue of Ezra Cornell on the Arts Quad in fall.

Nominate a Cornell Volunteer

Each year, the Council Membership Committee reviews nominations and then makes recommendations to the Board of Trustees. Ensure the strength of Cornell by nominating an alumnus or parent for a CU volunteer opportunity.

CUC Membership Selection Process

Interested in learning more about the Cornell University Council (CUC) Membership Selection process? Download the CUC Membership Selection Training! Please make sure you have access to the PowerPoint App, it is available for free for Android, IPhone, IPads, OSX and Windows 8-10 devices. When prompted, you will need to enable all external content.



Criteria for member selection

One or more of the following:

Process for member selection

How to nominate

Nominations will be accepted through October 24, 2019.

This is a confidential process; please do not advise the candidate of his or her nomination. To learn more about this process,  view the most recent Council nominations informational webinar.

If you have membership questions, please contact Tina Gourley.

Life Membership

Criteria for life member selection

Criteria must be met by July 1 of the year the term would begin.

Process for life member selection


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