Johnson at Cornell University | Groups

Johnson Student Activities & Special Events Office
107 Sage Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853


  1. All clubs must register each fall with the Cornell University Campus Activities Office (CAO). Registration is done online via OrgSync and each officer will receive notice to approve online as well.
  2. FAILURE to register your club with the university will result in your group NOT being covered by university insurance, and therefore your group will NOT be allowed to sponsor any activities until your registration is complete. Your club also will NOT have access to GPSAFC funds until your registration is complete.
  3. Johnson organizations should register as INDEPENDENT ORGANIZATIONS, and NOT as University Organizations.
  4. Funding Sources are GPSAFC for most, and will also include FUNDRAISING for some.
  5. Johnson organizations should select College - JGSM as the Organization Category.
  6. NEW CLUBS - the name of the club should be "JGSM - XXClub NameXX"
  7. When registering online with the CAO, clubs must submit a constitution/by-laws document. You can find a generic document to customize for your club here.
    • Email  Use Club's "" address OR President’s Email Here
    • Address  107 Sage Hall, Ithaca NY 14853 – use this for any addresses
    • REQUIRED POSITIONS to register with the University: President, Treasurer, 3rd Officer, Advisor
    • For the required ADVISOR position, all Johnson clubs should list:
      • Name  Rhonda Velazquez
      • Email
      • NetID  rhv2
  9. Professional, Industry, International, and Diversity clubs require a Career Advisor from the Career Management Center staff.  For a list of CMC advisors, see this spreadsheet.  If your club is not listed, contact  Your Career Advisor DOES NOT need to be listed in OrgSync, nor does any Faculty Advisor you are working with.  They should, however, be listed with your officers in Campus Groups.
  10. Sports Clubs: Sports clubs have additional requirements for registration, explained here.