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Ithaca, New York
Cornell University is located in Ithaca, a small city in central New York State (see map at left). It is approximately 250 miles (400 km) northwest of New York City, and 60 miles (100 km) south of Syracuse, New York.


  • Campus-to-Campus Bus Service between New York City and Ithaca
  • Maps and Directions
  • Airports near Ithaca
    • Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport (ITH) - 4 mi
      Elmira-Corning Regional Airport (ELM) - 28 mi
      Greater Binghamton Airport (BGM) - 32 mi
      Hancock International Airport, Syracuse NY (SYR) - 60 mi
      Greater Rochester International, Rochester NY (ROC) - 100 mi
      Buffalo Niagara International (BUF)- 150 mi
      NYC airports (Kennedy, LaGuardia, Newark) - 220 mi


Pet Policy

Cornell University prohibits pets from university-controlled buildings as well as Schoellkopf Field and stadium seating areas, except for those animals* (service animals, etc.) that are specifically exempted by this policy. Therefore, please do not bring your pet to the procession, the stadium, or other Commencement events.
*While on university-controlled property, animals must be attended and restrained at all times.

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Commencement Office
B13 Day Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
(607) 255-9541
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