TRAVEL TO CORNELL UNIVERSITY IN ITHACA, NEW YORK ARRIVAL and ACCOMMODATIONS INFORMATION Arrive August 6. Send us your arrival date and time so we can meet you at the airport in Ithaca (10 minutes from the university) or Syracuse (75 minutes from the university). Each Fellow will also be matched with a friendship partner from the Ithaca community. You may receive an email from him/her. Your friendship partner may also meet you at the airport. The most convenient airport for travel to Ithaca is the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH), located 10 minutes from Cornell’s campus. The Syracuse Hancock International Airport (SYR) is located about 1 hour away from Cornell. US Airways, Continental and Northwest Airlines serve the Ithaca Airport and there are many airlines which go to Syracuse airport. The best route you can take without having to change airports is to take a direct flight into LaGuardia Airport, Philadelphia or Detroit, where you connect to a direct flight to Ithaca. If you fly into John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York City, you will have to commute to LaGuardia Airport to take a flight to Ithaca. New York City is about 4 1/2 hours drive from Ithaca. In the event that your flight is delayed by several hours or if you are rerouted to the Syracuse airport, and you have not been able to notify our office, you may take the Ithaca Airline Limousine to Ithaca. The cost is about $70 one way from Syracuse to Ithaca and they can be reached at 607-273-3030. There is a courtesy telephone at the Ithaca airport for a free call to taxis. Accommodations: You will live in Hasbrouck Graduate Housing community and will be taken there immediately after your arrival. The apartment is furnished but you will need to purchase linens and household supplies. If you decide not to stay at Hasbrouck because your family will join you then you will stay at a hotel at your own expense. In Syracuse, there are hotels near the airport, including the Best Western Syracuse Airport Inn- (315) 455-7362 and the Hampton Inn Airport, (315) 457-9900. If you must stay in a Syracuse hotel because of a late night arrival, call Melissa/Francine so that we meet you the next day. Contact Information: Francine Jasper at 607-255-1907 (office) and 607-227-5802 (cell) or Melissa Minto at 607-255-2689 (office) and 401-741-0562(cell) after 5pm or on weekends. Our fax number is 607-255-1005, email firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.