Commencement Accommodations

Where to stay in and around Aurora.
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Campus Lodging

On-campus housing will be available at a nominal fee for family members and their guests on the evenings of Thursday, May 14 and Friday, May 15, 2020. Rooms may be reserved for both Thursday and Friday nights, or just Friday night.

To reserve a room, please use the online form below. Please note that payment ($75/night for a single, or $150/night for a double) will be due at the time of reservation. The deadline is 8 a.m. on Monday, May 11, 2020.

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Please contact Emily Burt, director of residence life and student conduct, with any questions.

Area Lodging

The Inns of Aurora are located on the shore of Cayuga Lake on Main Street in Aurora. Rooms are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations may be made by calling 315.364.8888, or toll free 1.866.364.8808.

Additional lodging suggestions are provided below:


Annie's Guest House: 315.406.6501
Aurora MainStays: 315.406.6501

UNION SPRINGS (approximately 5 miles)

Dills Run Bed & Breakfast: 315.889.5007
Homer Wilson House Bed & Breakfast: 315.730.6872

AUBURN (approximately 18 miles)

Days Inn by Wyndham: 315.370.9004
Hilton Garden Inn: 315.252.5511
Holiday Inn: 315.253.4531
The Inn at the Finger Lakes: 315.253.5000
Springside Inn: 315.252.7247
10 Fitch - Luxurious Romantic Inn: 315.255.0934
Wicher Garden Bed & Breakfast: 315.252.1187

ITHACA (approximately 25 miles)

Best Western - University Inn: 607.272.6100
Clarion Inn: 607.257.3100
Country Inn and Suites: 607.256.1100 or 800.830.5222
Courtyard Ithaca: 607.330.1000
EconoLodge: 607.257.1400
Fairfield Inn & Suites: 607.277.1000
Hampton Inn: 607.277.5500
Homewood Suites by Hilton: 607.266.0000
Hotel Ithaca: 607.272.1000
Ithaca Marriott Downtown on the Commons: 607.272.2222
LaTourelle Country Inn: 607.273.2734
Quality Inn: 607.272.0100
Statler Hotel at Cornell University: 607.254.2500

Skaneateles (approximately 25 miles)

Mirbeau Inn & Spa: 877.647.2328
Packwood House: 315.685.3405 or 877.225.9663
Sherwood Inn: 315.685.3405
Skaneatles Suites and Boutique Hotel: 315.685.2333
34 State - Historic Luxury Suites: 315.685.7473

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