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Directions and Local Accommodations

Travel by Car:

Directions to Vassar can be found at Vassar College Visitor Information, or if using a map search engine, the address to use is:
124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Travel by Train:

The Metro North Communter Rail has hourly service from Grand Central Terminal to Poughkeepsie. There is also less-frequent service via Amtrak from Penn Station.

Travel by Air:

Stewart International Airport in Newburgh is the nearest airport to Vassar, but Albany International and the NYC metropolitan airports are also within 2 hours.


Enter campus through the main entrance off the southern-most Raymond Avenue circle and check in with the guards to receive a visitor parking pass.

Accommodations within one mile of campus:

  • Vassar's Alumnae House is on campus and a short walk from the Library.
  • The Days Inn (536 Haight Ave, Poughkeepsie, 12603) is approximately 4 blocks from campus but is also walkable.

Archives & Special Collections Library
(845) 437-5799

Library, Ground floor of the Ingram Library addition (north end)

Vassar College Box 20

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10am – 5pm

Closed daily for lunch (12-1pm)
Appointment required


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