Event Information

NEH Seminar on Writing and Democracy 19

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Carl Becker House

On-Campus Housing Accommodations for NEH Seminar

Participants of the NEH Seminar will have the option to select housing in Carl Becker House.

Carl Becker House is located on Cornell University West Campus, close to restaurants, clubs, and shopping. Carl Becker House is one of Cornell's newest residence halls, with beautiful modern architecture and design.

Carl Becker House is student housing during the academic year, and contains hallway rooms with a shared hallway bathroom, as well as 4-bedroom suites. Suites contain 1 double occupancy bedroom and 3 single occupancy bedrooms, meaning that each guest in a suite will share a small living space and one bathroom with four suitemates. Both styles of housing contain an extra long twin bed, desk, desk lamp, desk chair, dresser, book case, waste basket, and closet or wardrobe per person.

Single rooms for participants are $84.00 per night plus 8% sales tax.

One bed in a double occupancy bedroom is $58.00 per person per night plus tax. Roommate requests can be made during the sign up process. Each person occupying a double occupancy room must register and pay separately.

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Housing check-in for this program begins at 2:00pm on June 15, 2019 at Carl Becker House.
Housing check-out is NO LATER than 10:00am on June 30, 2019.

Staff will be on-call for late arrivals, with the on-call phone number posted at all entrances. A Key Drop box will be available at Alice Cook House to return room keys outside of service desk hours.

Each person will receive 2 sheets, a pillow with a pillow case, 2 bath towels, a face cloth, a blanket, and a bedspread. Beds will be made upon arrival, and changed on the 4th day of stay.

A one-time Registration Fee of US $41.00 will be charged to each participant.


Parking on the Cornell University campus is restricted to permit or payment at all times. Please read the information below carefully to determine the best way for you to purchase parking for your conference:

Parking by the Day: You will need to purchase parking when you arrive on campus. For complete information about daily short-term parking options, including a map, visit https://ipp.cornell.edu/content/short-term-parking-options.
• Parkmobile Pay-by-Cell Parking: Create a Parkmobile account or download the mobile app at www.parkmobile.com or via the App store. Prices range from $.75 to $3 an hour, and some lots can be paid by the day for multiple days. Please note: Parkmobile payment options include Paypal and credit cards originating from the US, Canada, and Mexico.

Accessible Parking: Display your printed dashboard or short-term permit in conjunction with your municipal permit when parking in handicap-accessible spaces on campus. Carefully observe signs when parking; some accessible spaces are reserved for specific license plates. If you need assistance, please call 607-255-4600.

If you have any questions, please contact Conference Services at confserv@cornell.edu or +1 607 255-6290.

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