PLEASE NOTE: As of 6/27/2019, the providers below are the
approved carriers. Do not make arrangements with a bus provider
that is not included in the list below. Please refer to the sample
contract (Section E) for the types of buses that can be rented.
School buses, limousines, vans (large or small), and car service
are not allowed to be rented. If you have questions, please contact
the Office of Risk Management at 274-3285.
Risk Management has identified local bus providers that are interested in servicing and conducting business with Ithaca College, which has resulted in a binding contract between the College and the providers below. The purpose of a contractual arrangement is to protect the College, employees, and students from potential risk and liability exposures (i.e. bus accident). Therefore, effective immediately, if a campus department needs to charter a bus, a provider from the following list must be selected:
Birnie Bus Tours, Inc
PO Box 630
248 Otis St
Rome, NY 13442
FitzGerald Brothers Bus Co
Finger Lakes Winery Tours Inc.
Field Trips 101
PO Box 221
Geneva, NY 14456
Hale’s Bus Garage, LLC
37 Kirkland Ave
Clinton, NY 13323
Onondaga Coach Corp
PO Box 277, 7659 N Street Rd
Auburn, NY 13021-0277
Phone 315-255-2216 or 800-451-1570
Southern Tier Stages-Shafer’s Tour &
500 North Street
Endicott, NY 13760
Phone 607-797-2006 or 800-287-8986
Swarthout Coaches Inc.
115 Graham Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
Terp's Enterprises Inc.
92 Redfield Dr
Elmira, NY 14905
Wade Tours, Inc.
797 Burdeck St
Schenectady, NY 12306
Phone 518-355-4500 or 800-955-9233
Departments may notice that specific providers are not currently included, which is due to Risk Management’s inability to negotiate a mutual agreement with the bus provider.