Location

NonCon 2004 will be held at Vassar College, in Poughkeepsie, NY (about two hours north of New York City). All events will be held in Rockefeller Hall, which is at the south end of the residential quadrangle. We hope our guests will find having everything in one building simplifies navigation.

  • NonCon by Car: Here are some printable directions to Vassar College from various points [opens in new window for easy printing]. If these are of no help, may we suggest Mapquest? Enter "124 Raymond Ave, Poughkeepsie, NY, 12604" as your destination.
  • By TrainMetro North trains run every hour from Grand Central Station in NYC to Poughkeepsie. Also, various Amtrak lines run through Poughkeepsie. You can visit Metro North or Amtrak for more details and schedules. If there is enough need, we will consider running a shuttle from the train station to Vassar College campus (please let us know on your registration form if you will need this service). Local taxi companies have vans to meet every train, fare to Vassar College is $5.
  • By Train: The Metro North train runs every hour from Grand Central Station in NYC to Poughkeepsie. Also, various Amtrak lines run through Poughkeepsie. You can visit Metro North or Amtrak for more details and schedules. If there is enough need, we will consider running a shuttle from the train station to Vassar College campus (please let us know on your registration form if you will need this service); otherwise, taxis can easily be found.
  • By Bus: A number of bus lines serve Poughkeepsie, including Greyhound and Trailways. Again, if you will need help getting from the bus station, please let us know on your registration form.
  • Hotels: Information about area hotels is available here. The Best Inn is two blocks from campus.
  • Crash space: Crash space will be available in the same building that events are being held (Rockefeller Hall). If you plan to do this make sure you indicate this on your registration form. You will also need to bring your own sleeping bag, pillow, etc...
  • Navigating Vassar campus Vassar is big. We know this. Thankfully, there's a map.
  • Parking: Parking for NonCon guests is available in the college's North or South Lots. Limited daytime parking is also available on Raymond Ave and Collegeview Ave, the two streets bordering the campus.
  • Accessibility: Rockefeller Hall is wheelchair accessible via a ramp on the west side of the building, and all floors can be reached via elevator.
  • Other: If you have any special needs not covered above, or any other questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Feb 27 - Feb 29
Poughkeepsie, NY
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