Housing and Meals


Recently constructed dormitory housing is available on-site at Niagara County Community College. Residency is STRONGLY encouraged to enrich the collaborative learning atmosphere for all participants. Summer Scholars in attendance from July 21-28 will be charged a per diem rate of $45. Summer Scholars in attendance from August 4-11 will be charged a per diem rate of $50. All rooms feature single occupancy bedrooms with shared kitchen, bath, and laundry facilities. Summer Scholars will be required to provide their own bed and bath linens. For those traveling from afar, a linen service may be available at an extra cost to participants. Library, fitness center access, wireless internet access and access to computer workstations will be available to participants. Campus housing will not be able to accommodate participants traveling with families. The closest hotels are located in Niagara Falls or Lockport (about a 20-minute drive in each direction). Absolutely no alcohol is allowed in campus housing.

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Summer Scholars are expected to pay for all meals while in attendance at the workshop.

Summer Scholars may purchase breakfast and lunch at on-campus dining facilities, but scholars should not expect a diverse array of menu options as the college will be operating limited facilities during the summer.

During our travels at various points throughout the week, scholars will dine as a group at restaurants along the Canal corridor. Menus will range in price (from $15 per entree in downtown Buffalo to $30 per entree at the Richardson Canal House in Pittsford). Sunday evening and Thursday evening’s dinner will be provided by a catering service and scholars will be charged an upfront rate for these meals. Vegetarian meal options will be made available for any catered meal.

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