1. Bring US Money with you
2. Where is Binghamton University?
3. Schedule your flights – Arrive during University Office Hours
4. Arrange Your Housing at Binghamton University
5. What to do if you need to stay at a hotel before you move into University Housing
6. Restaurants Close to Binghamton University
7. Important Dates
1. Bring US Currency with You:
Before you travel to the United States you will want to go to the bank and exchange some of your home country currency for US dollars. You can also exchange currency at the Currency Exchange Booth in the airport when you first enter the United States. Remember, you will need US dollars or a Visa credit card to easily buy food and other essential items at the time of your arrival to the United States. You will need US dollars to buy food items from vending machines if you arrive to campus and local restaurant are closed for the day.
2. Where is Binghamton University?
Binghamton University is located near Binghamton, New York (New York State). Binghamton University is 185 miles northeast of New York City, NY.
3. Schedule Your Flights -Planning Your Travel and Arrival to Binghamton
4. Arranging Your Housing:
Graduate students need to arrange their own housing.
There is no on-campus housing for graduate students. We advise you to arrive prior to January 22 (January 21 for exchange students) in order to locate housing. You need to locate your own housing off campus. Binghamton University does not have housing for graduate students.
Many of you will need to depend on public transportation to travel to campus and return home. Be sure the apartment you are considering is near the bus routes that serve Binghamton University campus.5. What to do if you need to stay at a hotel before you move into University Housing
6. Restaurants Close to Binghamton University:
If you arrive in the Binghamton area before you can move in to your residence hall, you will need to find your own food/meals. Here is a list of local restaurants located close to Binghamton University:
|Restaurants Close to Binghamton University Campus|
|Denny’s Restaurant (open 24 hours)||American||4024 Vestal Pkwy, Vestal 13850||(607) 798-9660|
|Wendy’s||American||3737 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal 13850 http://www.wendys.com/||(607) 798-7474|
|Kentucky Fried Chicken||American||4010 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal 13850 http://www.kfc.com/||(607) 770-9786|
|Texas Roadhouse||American||4399 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal 13850 http://www.texasroadhouse.com/||(607) 729-8200|
|Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar||American||3701 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal 13850 http://www.applebees.com/||(607) 729-4311|
|IHOP Restaurant||American||3720 Vestal Pkwy E, #4695 Vestal 13850 http://www.ihop.com/||(607) 644-9051|
|Subway||American||3801 Vestal Pkwy, Vestal 13850 http://www.subway.com/subwayroot/default.aspx?rdr=Banners:GooglePlaces:SubwayCom||(607) 729-7257|
|College Town Pizza||American||1101 Bunn Hill Rd., Vestal 13850||(607) 644-1231|
|The Old Teahouse||Chinese||1101 Bunn Hill Drive, Vestal, 13850||(607) 729-3038|
|Buffet Star||Chinese||4089 Old Vestal Rd, Vestal, NY 13850 http://www.buffetstarvestal.com/||(607) 798-8060|
|China Wok Parkway Buffet||Chinese||4089 Vestal Parkway East Vestal 13850||(607) 797-2288|
|Nhu Y||Vietnamese||3701 Vestal Pkwy E Store 11 Vestal, NY 13850||(607) 217-7276|
|Consol’s||Italian||1101 Bunn Hill Road Vestal, NY 13850 http://consols.net/||(607) 217-7437|
|Los Tapatios||Mexican||1101 Bunn Hill Road, Ste 5 Vestal, 13850||(607) 644-9121|
|Fuji San Japanese Restaurant||Japanese||4105 Vestal Parkway East Vestal 13850 http://www.fujisanjapaneserestaurant.com/||(607) 797-9888|
|Man Nam||Korean||4010 Vestal Pkwy E, Vestal 13850||(607) 770-0073|
|Basha's Lebanese Grill||Mediterranean||3748 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, NY 13850 http://bashaslebanesegrill.com/||(607) 217-5288|
|Jimmy John’s||American||3915 Vestal Parkway E., Vestal, NY http://www.jimmyjohns.com/||(607) 217-7393|
7. Important Dates:
Last Updated: 12/19/13