Planning Your Visit

Employers who are planning an on-campus visit to the Cornell Peter and Stephanie Nolan School of Hotel Administration will find extensive information below to help plan their trip.

If you experience any travel delays that will affect your recruiting visit, please email Jamie Calabris, events and marketing coordinator,

Travel to and from Ithaca

Detailed information is available on traveling to Ithaca by auto, air, bus, or train and on available lodging, dining, and entertainment.

Distance to Ithaca from:

  • Binghamton, NY: 46 miles
  • Boston, MA: 336 miles
  • Buffalo, NY: 155 miles
  • New York City, NY: 234 miles
  • Newark, NJ: 240 miles
  • Philadelphia, PA: 237 miles
  • Pittsburgh, PA: 378 miles
  • Rochester, NY: 90 miles
  • Syracuse, NY: 58 miles
  • Toronto, ON: 250 miles
  • Washington, D.C. 375 miles


The Statler Hotel and J. Williard Marriott Executive Education Center, part of the Nolan School, is located in the center of Cornell University. The Statler provides transportation to and from the Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport.

Other accommodations—both in national chains and in local facilities, including B&Bs—are available nearby. Information is maintained by the Ithaca Tompkins Convention and Visitors Bureau. Several local hotels provide transportation to and from the airport, as well as to and from campus.

Parking on Campus

Visitor parking is very limited. If you choose to park, you should stop at a traffic control booth to get a map of campus parking areas and purchase a one-day permit.

Tours of the Nolan School

Tours of the Nolan School—conducted by undergraduate student ambassadors—are offered when classes are in session, Monday through Thursday at noon and 3 p.m., and Friday at noon. Tours leave from 180 Statler Hall.

Tours of Cornell’s campus are offered throughout the calendar year.

Undergraduate Admissions

Undergraduate information sessions are offered throughout the calendar year every Monday and Friday at 11 a.m. in 180 Statler Hall. We would be happy to help you plan your visit. Contact us by email at or call 607.255.6376 or 800.257.2228.

Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH)

MMH information sessions are offered throughout the calendar year, by appointment, in 180 Statler Hall.

Phone: 607.255.6376 or 800.257.2228
Fax: 607.255.9540