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Program Details

Meals

If you have specific dietary needs or restrictions you MUST complete the appropriate questions on the POST Medical Form so that we can plan in advance for these with caterers and other vendors.

POST provides all meals once the program begins. Meals begin with dinner on Monday, August 16.

  • We encourage you to eat lunch before arriving for check-in.

  • Since you will be in the community for this week, you may wish to bring a minimum of $20.00 cash for spending money.

Housing & Shipping

POST will be a residential based program this August with participants moving into their assigned room where they will stay for the duration of the program. For information about what to pack, what not to bring, and shipping please visit Cornell Housing's website.

    Arrival/Travel

    Plan to arrive in Ithaca on Monday, August 16th for move-in. The program will convene early evening, more details forthcoming. Directions/maps to Cornell

    All participants will receive detailed check-in instructions prior to the start of POST.

    Transportation Options:

    Taxi Services
    Ride Hailing Apps

    By Bus:

    Ithaca bound from out town:

    OurBus
    Greyhound
    Shortline/Coach USA

    These companies operate buses into Ithaca from a variety of cities, including daily service to/from NYC. Buses pick up and drop off in front of Urban Outfitters at 131 E. Green Street in downtown Ithaca. The bus depot on W. State St. is no longer in service.

    Early Arrivals

    If arriving before Monday, students must arrange their own lodging and accommodations until POST begins on Monday.

    For hotel accommodations in Ithaca click here

    End of Program

    All trips will finish on Friday, August 20th, at which time POST is officially over.

    To plan the rest of your Friday, please review the newstudents.cornell.edu  website for details on move-in and new student check-in.

    More questions? 

    Refer to the FAQs page.

    Click here to register.

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