Family Members of Cornellians

Membership in The Cornell Club-New York is open to individuals, age 21 or older, who are parents, children, siblings or other close relatives of Cornellians.

If you were a Member of The Cornell Club in the past and would like to reinstate your membership, please click the reinstatement application link for a downloadable, reinstatement application. After completion, please fax (212.986.9543), scan and email ( or mail the application to us.

Cornell Family Member Annual Membership Dues & Fees

Years out of College* Age Equivalent Resident Suburban Non-Resident
Less than four 21-24 $313 $166 $146
Four-Six 25-27 $472 $244 $205
Seven-Nine 28-30 $704 $366 $295
Ten-Eleven 31-32 $1,034 $544 $425
Twelve or more 33+ $1,549 $786 $628
* Years since the applicant’s graduation from undergraduate institution, whether or not it was Cornell University.
** Non-college graduate applicant; use age as equivalent of graduation year. Assumes graduation would have been at age 21.

Resident: Employment or residence is within Manhattan.

Suburban: Employment or residence is within a 50-mile radius of Columbus Circle and applicant does not work or reside in Manhattan.

Non-Resident: Both residence and employment are beyond a 50-mile radius of Columbus Circle.

The Initiation Fee is 100% of the first year’s dues and is a one-time, non-refundable fee, in addition to the first year’s dues.

Where applicable, the Reinstatement Fee is 50% of the first year’s dues and is a one-time, non-refundable fee.

All dues, Club charges and the Initiation Fee (and Reinstatment Fee, where applicable) are subject to New York Sales Tax, currently 8.875%.

Please note that all dues and initiation fees are based on the applicant’s graduation year and place of residence/work. Having a family member attend Cornell University makes one eligible for membership, but the fees are determined by the applicant’s information.