The 2019 Special Species Symposium will take place at Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine in Ithaca, New York.
Ithaca, NY is accessible by several major highways for drivers. Travelers can also fly into the Ithaca Tompkins County Regional Airport, located just minutes from accommodations and 15 minutes from the vet school. Another common airport option is the Syracuse Hancock International Airport, just over an hour north of Ithaca, NY. A variety of taxi and shuttle services are available to and from these airports.
Housing with Cornell Veterinary students will open with registration. This opportunity is first-come first-serve. In order to qualify for this option one must register before January 31, 2019. Please note: Cornell students will only be able to host Friday and Saturday night. Participants will be responsible for finding a ride to campus for the days of Symposium via alternative sources.
There are many hotels in the Ithaca area available for booking over the weekend. A few hotels in the area are listed below. (Note: this is not a complete listing.)
- Best Western University Inn 1020 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 272-6100
- Courtyard by Marriott, Ithaca Airport 29 Thornwood Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 330-1000
- Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons – 120 S Aurora Street, Ithaca NY 14850; (607) 272-2222
- Fairfield Inn and Suites by Marriott – 359 Elmira Road, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607)-277-1000
- Holiday Inn Express and Suites – 371 Elmira Road, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 277-1100
- Homewood Suites – 36 Cinema Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 266-0000
- Embassy Inn – 1083 Dryden Road, Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 272-3721
- Hampton Inn 337 Elmira Road Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 277-5500
- Hilton Garden Inn Ithaca 130 East Seneca Street Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 277-8900
- Meadow Court Inn 529 South Meadow Street Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 273-3885
- The Statler Hotel at Cornell University 130 Statler Drive Ithaca, NY 14853; (607) 257-2500
- Super 8 Ithaca 400 South Meadow Street Ithaca, NY 14850; (607) 273-8088