Once a Hotelie, always a Hotelie.

Stay connected with each other and with the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration.

Wherever your journey takes you, the Cornell Nolan School’s alumni network will always make you feel at home—after all, we’re known for hospitality. As a Hotelie, you’re part of a very special community that starts before orientation and continues beyond your 50th Reunion.

Nolan School alumni are business leaders, hospitality innovators, and compassionate managers. They exemplify what it means to live a life of service. And, most importantly, they make industry connections that put the school at the hub of the hospitality ecosystem.

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Because business never stops, join us online

The Cornell SC Johnson College of Business invites Nolan School alumni to register for these upcoming community events featuring faculty, alumni, and industry experts.

Expand your network and stay in touch

Connect with fellow alumni, keep your contact information up to date, and provide internship and full-time opportunities for Nolan School students and graduates.

Search for alumni

Connect with Cornell and Nolan School alumni using the university’s directory, CornellConnect. Make sure your contact information is updated!

Alumni Directory

Hire a student or graduate

Recruit candidates for full-time and summer positions, internships, and externships through the Nolan School’s two online recruiting platforms: Handshake and LinkedIn.

For Recruiters

Join us for an event

Catch up with Hotelies in person or take advantage of additional online programming available to alumni from the SC Johnson College and the Nolan School.

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Make an impact and shape the future

When you were a student, there’s no doubt that alumni helped you navigate Cornell’s endless opportunities or had an influence on your career path. Now it’s your turn to make a difference in the lives of Hotelies to come. Because once you’re a Hotelie, you’re a Hotelie for life.

Become a mentor

Engage with the next generation of hospitality leaders through the CUeLINKS mentorship platform. There are many ways to make an impact in the lives of current students.

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Make a gift

Your support is essential to maintaining the world-class education that sets the Nolan School apart. Help us deliver an unmatched experience for students as they prepare to enter the hospitality industry.

Give to the Nolan School

Corporate engagement

There are many ways to align your company’s brand with the Nolan School, the world’s top hospitality management school. See how you can get involved.

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Become a lifelong learner

Develop your skills and continue learning. You can access Cornell University content, earn a certificate, take a course, or visit the Nolan School on campus for professional development programs.

Live streams and digital content

Stay informed and entertained with Cornell’s online programming. You can access live stream content and webinars with your NetID and password.

Connect Online

Executive education

The Nolan School offers in-person professional development programs and a variety of online courses and certificate options to help you stay at the forefront of hospitality innovation and expertise.

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Learn with eCornell

We’ve partnered with eCornell to offer specialized certificate programs for hospitality professionals at a discounted rate. Use the code SCJOHNSON30 through June 30, 2020 and receive 30% off.

Visit eCornell

Explore career resources

Take advantage of career tools and programming from the Nolan School and the Cornell SC Johnson College of Business. Nolan School alumni have access to career coaches, online tools, and exclusive job postings on LinkedIn.

Online tools and career coaching

Review the SC Johnson College’s collection of resources or talk one-on-one with an alumni career coach as you plan your next steps to advance your career.

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Connect on LinkedIn

Join the official Cornell Nolan School LinkedIn group—a place for students, alumni, faculty, and staff to share content, post jobs, and find new opportunities.


Alumni Career Support

Leverage the Cornell network by connecting with fellow alumni, exploring career resources, including programming by industry, and discovering your college resources.

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More digital content from the Nolan School

Read news and views on BusinessFeed and in Hotelie magazine related to the Nolan School’s academics, industry influence, student experience, and faculty thought leadership. You can also listen to the Present Value podcast, which often highlights Nolan School faculty.

Hotelie alumni magazine

Hotelie magazine brings you the remarkable activities of our alumni, faculty, and students and showcases our outstanding curriculum.


The Nolan School's hospitality industry hub

Learn about the current state of the hospitality industry. You’ll find webinars, research, tools, and news to help you stay informed.

Industry Insights

BusinessFeed news and views

BusinessFeed is the Nolan School’s official publishing platform where you’ll find student voices, news, and alumni and faculty features.

Nolan School BusinessFeed

Nolan School Alumni Stories

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July 12, 2022

A Vlogger’s Journey from Ithaca to Istanbul

Nolan Hotel School graduate Doug Barnard ’18 uses his YouTube travel channel to do the greatest good on the global stage.

June 21, 2022

100 years of Cornell Hospitality: Alumni Celebrate at Gala

Over 300 alumni of the Nolan School of Hotel Administration walked the red carpet at the 13th annual Icons and Innovators (I&I) Awards gala.

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March 23, 2022

Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97 Named 2022 Cornell Hospitality Innovator

Elizabeth Blau, MS ’97, founder and chief executive officer of Blau + Associates, is the recipient of the 2022 Cornell Hospitality Innovator Award.