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UPON YOUR ARRIVAL AT CSHL:
Arrival for CSHL meetings: Please check in at Grace Auditorium upon your arrival at the Laboratory. Registration is on-going throughout the day on first day of meeting. If you arrive after that time, please proceed to the lower level of Grace Auditorium to the Meetings & Courses office. Please call ahead (516 367 8346) if you plan to arrive at the lab after 10 p.m.
Arrival for CSHL courses: Students should plan to arrive in the late afternoon (by 6pm) ONE DAY PRIOR to the first official first day of the course. Most courses arrange a meet-and-greet that evening. Faculty may arrive as planned with the Course Registar. Check in at the lower level of Grace Auditorium upon your arrival at the Laboratory. If you arrive after that time, please proceed to the lower level of Grace Auditorium to the Meetings & Courses office.
Arrival for Banbury Courses: Students should plan to arrive in the late afternoon (by 6pm) ONE DAY PRIOR to the first official first day of the course. Most courses arrange a meet-and-greet that evening. Faculty may arrive as planned with the Banbury Course Registar. Check in at Robertson House upon your arrival on the Banbury Campus.
Room Check-In/Check-Out Times: Check-in time is 3:00 PM. Check out is 1:00 PM
Parking: All vehicles MUST receive a temporary parking permit from the Meetings & Courses Office and be parked in lots designated for meeting attendees. Any vehicle on grounds without such a permit will be towed at the owner’s expense.
NEW YORK CLIMATE: There are reasons to visit New York in any season. Average state temperatures are in the 30s-60s F/1-20 C in April and May. In the summer, temperatures in the upper 70s F/25 C to mid 80s F/29 C are common with increased humidity in late summer. Fall/Autumn is the prettiest season all over New York state. The foliage is in full glory, and New York City has lost its high temperatures and stifling humidity. Comfortable temperatures of 60-72 F/15-22 C predominate. In winter, temperatures can be bitter, but are generally in the low teens to mid 20s F/-12 to -4 C.
Dining & Refreshments: Mealtimes at Blackford Hall (main campus) and Roberston House (Banbury campus) are as follows - 7.30-9.00am, 11.30am-1.30pm, 5:30-7.00pm (8.00pm on first night of meeting). A coffee shop / bar is located in the lower level of Blackford Hall. The coffee shop in Blackford Hall is open 9:00am-4:30pm (Monday-Friday, and Saturday for large meetings) and the bar is open from 5pm till late Monday-Saturday (some Sundays). The bar has a limited range of boxed meals available for late arrivals (after 8pm) on the night before and opening night of each meeting. For special meal requirements, please note on your registration form or email meetings@cshl.edu
Communications: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has wired and/or wireless access throughout much of our campus. Cabins have wireless only. Wireless internet access is available in Grace Auditorium, Lobby and environs; Blackford Dining Hall and Racker Reading Room. Computers and printers are available on main and lower levels of Grace Auditorium. Participants can receive messages (516 367 8346) and faxes (516 367 8845) via the Meetings & Courses Office in the lower level of Grace Auditorium. Check the Message Board located on the Lower Level of Grace Auditorium during your stay. Payphones and house phones are located throughout the campus. Telephone calling cards are available for purchase at the Meetings Office.
Bookstore: The bookstore is located in the lower level of Grace Auditorium. Store hours are scheduled for the convenience of meeting attendees and course participants. A wide variety of scientific and lay books (including CSHL Press publications), clothes and gifts are available.
Laundry: Laundry facilities are available in Dolan Hall west wing (main campus) and Sammis Hall (Banbury campus).

Exercise and Recreation: While the Laboratory's main and Banbury campuses are primarily designed to encourage scientific learning, exploration and debate, both campuses offer opportunities for recreation includinga fitness center in Dolan Hall east wing (pin# required), hiking, walking and jogging, volleyball, tennis and swimming (both campuses have beaches and there is a pool at the Banbury campus (open 12pm-6pm Memorial Day-Labor Day (late May - early September)). Several kayaks and sailing boats are available on the main campus (dates and times as above).

 

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Meetings & Courses Program
PO Box 100, 1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724-2213
Phone (516) 367-8346
Fax: (516) 367-8845

meetings@cshl.edu