Area Accommodations

Many of the colleges in the Hudson Valley share their commencement weekend with Vassar. This means demand for local hotel accommodations will be high. In light of that the college has a room block at the Quality Inn & Suites Fishkill South near I-84

You are advised to make reservations as early as possible.

Holiday Inn

Vassar Code: VCG

Students and parents can book online or call (845) 462-4600

Friday Saturday @ $379
Sunday @ $169

Hampton Inn

Book Online
In order to secure their reservations a Full Deposit of $349/$359 per room per night is required upon Booking.  Reservations may be cancelled 60 days prior to arrival (March 20, 2023) to receive a full refund.  After May 20, 2023, the deposit will be non-refundable.

For and additional list of lodging options, see the Lodging page on our Visit site.

Restaurant Reservations

As stated above, demand at local eateries will be high. Please make reservations as early as possible. For a list of area restaurants please see the Dining page on our Visit site.

Please note, the Culinary Institute of America is accepting reservations for a special graduation dining event for area graduates and their families to enjoy on Saturday, May 20. You can find more information at


Automobile access to Main campus is prohibited from 9:00 p.m. Saturday through Commencement Day at 3:00 p.m. All guests must park at the Farm. Limited parking will be available at the South Lot. Shuttle buses will run continuously Sunday morning from the Farm and South Lot to the commencement site beginning at 7:30 a.m.


Guests with mobility concerns are permitted to park on Main campus by reserving a parking pass and may reserve Accessible seating by contacting the Campus Activities Office, (845) 437-5370 or

Security officers will direct guests to the appropriate parking spaces.

The campus will re-open to vehicular traffic at approximately 3:00 p.m.


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Things to Do

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