Campus & Community Resources

Banking and ATMs

Numerous financial institutions serve the Ithaca community. Ithaca College does not endorse any particular bank.

Note for students who are employed by Ithaca College: Paychecks may be direct deposited to any bank in the United States, including those listed below. See the student employment website for instructions.

Alternatives Federal Credit Union (NYCE, Cirrus)607.273.4611
CFCU Community Credit Union *+ (NYCE)607.257.8500
Chemung Canal Trust607.737.3711
Citizens Bank607.277.8500
Community Bank607.272.4880
Key Bank607.273.1431
M & T Bank607.274.8948
Tompkins Trust Company * (NYCE, Plus, Cirrus)607.273.3210

* ATM on campus       + Branch office on campus


See the Information Technology website for information about purchasing computers, using the educational discount, and accessing on-campus support services.


ID Express is a debit account accessed via a student’s ID card. Deposits to ID Express can be made by mail, online, or in person. ID Express can be used for purchases at a variety of locations on and off campus:

  • All dining halls and retails food outlets on campus
  • Mac’s General Store and the campus store
  • Mail services
  • Hammond Health Center
  • Stadium concessions
  • Center for Print Production
  • Parking Services
  • Vending machines and copiers


Students often find it convenient to rent a refrigerator or micro-fridge from the Refrigerator Leasing Company, which serves Ithaca College. We recommend checking out IC's Refrigerator and Microwave policy prior to making any purchases, as it has recently changed. Click here to learn more.



Ithaca Tompkins Regional Airport is approximately 10 minutes’ drive from campus (seven miles). American Airlines, United, and Delta Airlines provide direct or connecting flights throughout the United States. See

Syracuse Hancock International Airport is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes’ drive (65 miles) from Ithaca College and is served by seven airlines. See


Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit (TCAT) serves Ithaca College on the hour and the half hour. Buses stop near the entrance to campus, West Tower, and at the Park School of Communications and have connecting routes throughout the city as well as to Cornell University, the Greyhound bus terminal, Cayuga Medical Center at Ithaca, the Shops at Ithaca mall, and the airport. See

OurBus offers bus service between Ithaca and New Jersey/New York City/Queens/Long Island and other major cities. See

Greyhound offers daily bus service to New York City and many major cities in the Northeast. See

ShortLine’s Ithaca Platinum Express has nine daily schedules to New York City and four daily to Westchester, Long island, Queens, and the Hudson Valley for $50 one way. See

Campus-to-Campus (C2C) express bus service provides transportation between Cornell University’s New York City and Ithaca campuses. C2C operates seven days a week, years round. See

Ride Sharing

Ithaca Carshare is a community membership service offering 24/7 access to fuel-efficient cars, a minivan, and a pickup truck. See

Finger Lakes Rideshare helps you offer or request rides for commutes, road trips, and popular events. If you have a car, offer rides. If you don’t have a car, find rides where you need to go. See


Syracuse (approximately 60 miles away) is the city nearest Ithaca that offers train service. See