International participants will be staying at the Alice Cook House (709 University Avenue, Ithaca, NY 14853) in West Campus. The front desk on the main floor serves as a check-in office, mailroom, and key depository. The main floor also has a sunny common area with tables and armchairs. There is elevator access to the bedrooms upstairs and the laundry room downstairs. Each upstairs floor has a kitchenette and a study nook. Check-in will be at the front desk until 8PM. The Brito lab will assist those participants who arrive afterhours


All workshop & symposium locations are easy to find on Google maps. Follow these links for walking directions from the Alice Cook House:


 For bus information and other transportation options, read more here. 


All meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) will be provided for the duration of the workshop & symposium (Monday evening to Friday evening). For participants arriving early or leaving late, here are some food options nearby:


  • Carriage House Café , open from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday-Sunday, has cozy brunch, drinks, and coffee.

  • Luna Inspired Street Food, open from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 a.m. daily, has street-style food in a sit-down setting, with many vegan and vegetarian options as well as drinks.

  • Temple of Zeus, located inside of Goldwin Smith/Klarman Hall, has local coffee, made-to-order sandwiches, and hot soup. It is open until 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.

  • For coffee and pastries, Cornell-owned Libe Café in Olin Library serves Starbucks and is open until 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, and Café Jennie at the Cornell Store serves Peet’s and is open until 6:00 p.m. Monday-Friday and until 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. These are both on Ho Plaza, in the center of campus.

  • GrubHub, EatStreet , and Ithaca To Go provide take-out food with online ordering. Also, Collegetown Bagels offers delivery through their website.


There are a lot of other restaurants further away from the Alice Cook House in the Collegetown neighborhood & downtown.


Whether you arrive a little early or are staying around an extra day or two, there is a lot to see around here:‚Äč