GLW Transportation Information

 

LODGING

Girls will have a college dormitory experience rooming with fellow program participants in the brand-new, spacious, 4-bedroom dorms on the scenic Marist College campus. Marist boasts pristine beauty overlooking the Hudson River in the heart of the historic Hudson Valley.  The campus is approximately 5 miles from Val-Kill in Poughkeepsie, NY.

BY CAR

Participants arriving by car will need to arrive by 9:00 a.m. on the first Saturday of the program session.

Tours of Eleanor Roosevelt’s Val-Kill home will be arranged by the Eleanor Roosevelt Center upon request for family members. Note: GPS devices identify as Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site.

BY TRAIN

Participants arriving by train should arrive at the Poughkeepsie Train Station at least 30 minutes in advance of check-in at the start of the program session.

Poughkeepsie Station
41 Main St
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(800) 872-7245

Available train services to this location include Amtrak www.amtrak.com/home and Metro-North rail lines www.mta.info/mnr. Participants must arrange pick-up and drop-off at this train station ahead of the start of the program.

BY AIR

If you are traveling by air, and need transportation to GLW, you must arrive into Stewart International in Newburgh (SWF), LaGuardia (LGA) or JFK airports between the hours of 9 AM and 5 PM the Friday before the start of the program session.

John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK)
New York, NY 11430
(718) 244-4444

LaGuardia Airport (LGA)
New York, NY 11371
(718) 533-3400

Stewart International Airport (SWF)
1180 1st St, New Windsor, NY 12553
(845) 838-8200

Early Arrival Fees

The fee for the airport shuttle to/from Hyde Park for arrivals and departures is $60 one-way.

The fee for lodging for early arrival (Friday night stay) in the Marist College dorm is $50.

Flights departing on the last day of the session (Sunday), should be booked after 3:00 PM for domestic flights, and after 4:00 PM for international flights to accommodate for the graduation ceremony.

Eleanor Roosevelt: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 1 All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.