Joint Ventures (Partners & Families)

Joint Ventures is a Johnson club that offers student partners the chance to learn more about Cornell and Ithaca. The club will sponsor a fun, informative program at Destination Johnson through which you will learn firsthand about job opportunities, on-and off-campus housing, life in Ithaca, and the Johnson community. You'll network with others who are thriving in their new community and you will learn the secrets of successful relocation. Club members will even give you an inside look into what your student will be experiencing during his/her MBA program. Most of all, you'll meet new people who share your questions, concerns, and enthusiasm.

Destination Johnson 2018: Joint Ventures Itinerary

All rooms in Sage Hall unless otherwise noted. All other buildings on the Cornell Campus or nearby Collegetown.

Attire for the weekend is casual. However some people prefer business casual for the receptions.

Friday, April 20

11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Registration / Check-in

Sage Hall, Management Library 

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Box Lunch

Sage Hall, Dyson Atrium

12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Campus Tours/Sage Hall Tours

Meet @ Sage Hall, Management Library

3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Club and Housing Fair

Sage Hall, Dyson Atrium

5:45 pm - 7:00 pm

Dean's Welcome:
Mark W. Nelson, Anne & Elmer Lindseth Dean
Keynote: Hernan J.F. Saenz MBA '98

Ives Hall, Room 305

7:15 pm - 9:30 pm

Taste of Ithaca Dinner Reception: Enjoy food and drinks from Ithaca eateries, and wine and beer from upstate New York

Sage Hall, Dyson Atrium

9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Mixer Hosted by Club leaders

Big Red Barn

Saturday, April 21

8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration/Check In

Sage Hall, Management Library

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Joint Ventures Program for Partners & Families (includes breakfast and lunch)

Sage Hall, Ramin Parlor

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Professional and Industry Club Mixers


8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Student-Hosted Dinners

Various Current Students' Homes

10:00 pm - 1:00 am 

 Social Event Biotechnology Building

Sunday, April 22

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Continental Breakfast

Sage Hall, Dyson Atrium

For more information on JV, reach out to DJ Joint Ventures Chair Erin Fitzpatrick, DJ Joint Ventures Assistant Kelsey Ricci, or visit the Joint Ventures website.