[TOS] POSSE-RIT 2010: accommodation cost

Chris Tyler chris at tylers.info
Mon Mar 1 21:11:49 UTC 2010

On Mon, 2010-03-01 at 15:25 -0500, Mel Chua wrote:
> On 03/01/2010 01:42 PM, Peter Liu wrote:
> > Hi, POSSE-RIT organizers.
> >
> > I would like to attend this boot camp in June. Could anyone let me know
> > the cost of accommodation at RIT? My chair is asking me for an estimate
> > on the cost. Thanks.
> Hi, Peter! Replying-to-list since I'm guessing others might be in the 
> same boat, and other POSSEs might have the question come up...
> POSSE accommodations are arrange-your-own, but looking at 
> http://kayak.com for rooms in Rochester, NY, it seems to average around 
> $100 USD/night for a local hotel depending on how high your standards 
> are. ;) We might be able to self-organize a tiny block of hotel rooms 
> somewhere if enough out-of-town people want to pool together.

I think there's a lot of value in having the out-of-towners in one place
-- easier to carpool, collaborate on homework, get together for supper
-- and by block-booking we can save money.

Perhaps RIT has surplus residence space that's inexpensive in the


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