Join us for TCAM 2023 to reconnect, celebrate, and embrace the campus spirit!

The Trustee-Council Annual Meeting (TCAM) will take place October 19-21, 2023, on Cornell's Ithaca campus.

The meeting location

The 73rd Trustee-Council Annual Meeting (TCAM) will be hosted on Cornell’s Ithaca campus, October 19-21, 2023.

TCAM check-in will be held on the 1st floor of The Statler Hotel in the Conference Foyer, which is conveniently located in the heart of Cornell’s campus. Please see lodging options below for TCAM 2023 attendee special hotel rates.

Note: The Statler Hotel is reserved for members of the Board of Trustees, Frank H. T. Rhodes Alumni Award 2023 Recipients, and certain members of the Administrative Board of the Cornell University Council only.

Lodging options

We pre-booked several hotel rooms with special TCAM 2023 rates that are available. Book by Tuesday, September 19, 2023, to secure the discounted rate. 

Best Western University Inn

Dates: 10/19 - 10/20

Rate: $209.00/night

Book by: 9/19/23

Address: 1020 Ellis Hollow Road, Ithaca, NY 14850


Hilton Garden Inn

Dates: 10/19 - 10/21

Rate: $289.00/night

Book by: 9/19/23

Address: 130 E Seneca St, Ithaca, NY 14850

Use code: TCAM23 or Call: 607-277-8900 or 877-STAY-HGI (toll-free) and ask for the group block.

Marriott Downtown on the Commons

Dates: 10/19 - 10/21

Rate: $409.00/night

Book by: 9/19/23

Address: 120 South Aurora St Ithaca, NY 14850

App code: If you are using the Marriott Bonvoy App, the corporate/promo code is: CAMCAMA

Courtyard by Marriott Ithaca Airport/University

Dates: 10/19 - 10/21

Rate: $359.00/night

Book by: 9/19/23

Address: 29 Thornwood Dr, Ithaca, NY 14850

App code: If your are using the Marriott Bonvoy App, the corporate/promo code is: TCATCAA

Other places to stay

From upscale hotels to charming bed and breakfasts, there are plenty of wonderful places to experience the warm hospitality of Ithaca during TCAM.

Getting around

The Ithaca Tompkins County International Airport is situated 5.8 miles (9.3 km) northeast of Downtown Ithaca. There are several ground transportation options available to get you to the conference hotel.

If you plan on driving, there will be nearby campus parking options for attendees. Ithaca offers several transportation options, check out different ways to explore below:

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Uber and Lyft are available in Ithaca. Additionally, you can schedule local taxi services.


Our Bus serves Ithaca bound from out of town. TCAT operates 37 routes serving the Cornell campus, Ithaca, and surrounding communities.

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Check out Visit Ithaca for all transportation options.


Ithaca weather

Ithaca experiences the fall season with changing foliage and cooler temperatures. Ithaca weather in October typically ranges from an average high of 60°F (16°C) and a low of 43°F (6°C). The weather can be unpredictable, so it’s important to pack layered clothing options such as long-sleeved shirts, sweaters, lightweight jackets, and a warm coat. Pants or jeans are suitable for cooler temperatures, and you may want to include leggings or thermals for added warmth, as well as waterproof boots and an umbrella in case of rain.

Exploring your Alma Mater this Fall 🍁

Things to do in Ithaca

From waterfalls and wineries to arts and culture, there's plenty to see and do in Ithaca. Enjoy the crisp fall weather with a stroll along Cascadilla Gorge or apple picking at a nearby orchard. For foodies, sample delicious local cuisine at the Ithaca Farmers Market. Families in Ithaca can enjoy a day of adventure and learning at the Sciencenter. Families in Ithaca can enjoy a day of adventure and learning at the Sciencenter.

Explore Ithaca's dining scene

Did you know the Downtown Ithaca Commons has over 50 places to eat? From charming farm-to-table eateries to trendy international fusion restaurants, Ithaca's culinary landscape caters to all palates and preferences. Check out fresh flavors of locally sourced ingredients and immerse yourself in the inviting atmosphere of the city's dining establishments.

Check out local events

Returning to campus during TCAM offers you the opportunity to rekindle connections with friends, family, and the vibrant local community. From delightful cider tastings to immersive guided walks through the enchanting Cornell Botanic Gardens, there's plenty of ways to reconnect on your own time during TCAM.

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