• About Ithaca

    Ithaca is a picturesque university town situated amidst great natural beauty at the head of Cayuga Lake in New York State's Finger Lakes region. The surrounding area, rive with scenic gorges and waterfalls, is one of the state's premier wine-making regions. Education is the principal industry in Ithaca and the town is home to both Cornell University and Ithaca College. Ithaca enjoys an international and cosmopolitan flavor.

    Get direction. Download Cornell University map here: http://www.cornell.edu/maps/

    Get details about the International Programs in Cornell: https://ip.cals.cornell.edu/professional-development or http://ip.cals.cornell.edu/

    Know all about Ithaca: www.visitithaca.com

  • How to reach Ithaca, New York?

    Ithaca and Cornell University are served by the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport. The university campus is about a ten-minute drive from the airport.

    I From JFK airport:

    i. By Flight Kindly plan to arrive in Ithaca latest by 7:00 pm

    ii. By Cornell Campus Bus Drive down by taxi to Cornell club located at 6 east 44th street in midtownManhattan city (Taxi charge approximately $ 65 and driving time is about 45 minutes) and take Cornell campus bus to Ithaca (driving time is about 4.5 hours). We are pre-booking some seats in the bus, please get your seat reserved through us in advance. The seats normally get filled fast, hence we request you to please book this on priority.
    The booking amount can be transferred to our account after seat confirmation (The cost per seat is $90).

    Timings of the buses:

    NYC to Ithaca Departure Times
      Cornell Club
    22 July 12:30 p.m.
    5:00 p.m.
    7:00 p.m.

    Note:

    • It would be good if you can take 12:30 or 5:00pm bus
    • If there is change in the bus timings, we will keep you informed accordingly

    Please go through the link for bus schedule: https://fcs.cornell.edu/content/campus-campus-bus-service

    II From Newark airport:

    i. By Flight Kindly plan to arrive in Ithaca latest by 7:00 pm

    ii. By Cornell Campus Bus Drive down by taxi to Cornell club located at 6 east 44th street in midtownManhattan city (driving time is about 1 hour) and take Cornell campus bus to Ithaca (driving time is about 4.5 hours). We are pre-booking some seats in the bus, please get your seat reserved through us in advance. The seats normally get filled fast, hence we request you to please book this on priority.
    Bus timings and schedule is same as above.

    III From Philadelphiaairport

    i. Kindly plan to arrive in Ithaca latest by 7:00 pm.

    For all the international landing and local flight connectivity, kindly keep minimum of 4 hrs transfer time.

  • What is the program venue in Ithaca?

    The venue of the program is B51, Warren halls, Cornell University campus Ithaca. Daily bus service is arranged from Hotel to the venue to transfer the participants and bring them back to the hotel

  • Where is the stay arranged at Ithaca?

    Your stay is arranged in The Hotel Hilton Garden Inn from 4:00 pm of 22nd July, 2018 till 12:00 pm of 31stJuly, 2018.

    Address: 130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850, United States

    Phone:+1 607-277-8900

    The Hotel Hilton Garden Inn is located just six miles (13 mins) from the Tompkins County Regional Airport.

    The Hotel provides complimentary transportation for overnight guests to and from the Ithaca/Tompkins County Regional Airport. In case of any problem / emergency please do feel free to contact any one of us on:

    Dr. K V Raman – 607 327 3336, kvr1@cornell.edu

    Denise Percey – 607 255 3035, dmp3@cornell.edu

  • When do I arrive in Ithaca?

    The participants may plan to arrive in the evening on 22ndJuly 2018.

  • What is the weather condition in Ithaca?

    Summer temperatures vary in this area during the day from 70 to 95 degrees Fahrenheit (21 - 35 degrees Celsius), and 60° to 70° F (15° - 21° C) in the evenings. Extreme lows of 40° F (4° C) and highs of 100° F (38° C) have been recorded, but are very unusual. Rain showers are not uncommon. The scenic walks from the on-campus apartments to the Hotel School take twenty minutes or less, and there is also a frequent, daily bus service for your use.

  • What are the internet facilities available at the venue?

    All the Hotel rooms are provided with free high speed internet access.