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Conference Services

The Director of Conference Services is Christine Waldo-Klinger. Conference services handles numerous conferences, summer camps and other specialized events on the SUNY New Paltz campus throughout the year.


From the north or south take NYS Thruway (I-87) to exit 18.

From the northeast/west take the NYS Thruway (I-90) to Albany and then south (I-87) to exit 18.


From the southwest take Route 17 east to Route 17K to NYS Thruway (I-87) north to to exit 18.


From Connecticut take I-84 west to exit 7S. Follow sign for NYS Thruway (I-87). Take Thruway north to exit 18.


From New Jersey take the Garden State Parkway to Route 17 (Exit 163). Proceed 14 miles to NYS Thruway north to exit 18. Alternate route: Via Route 287, go northwest on State Rt. 17 to New York. Take I-287 north to I-87. Go north on I-87 to exit 18.


*From Exit 18* turn left at the traffic light after toll booth. Turn left at the third traffic light onto South Manheim Boulevard (Rt. 32 South). Several campus entrances are on the right side of the road, depending on which part of campus you are here to visit. See the campus map for more information.


From Mid Hudson Bridge turn right onto Route 9W north. Proceed 2 3/4 miles to traffic light at intersection with Route 299. Turn left onto 299 and proceed approximately six miles to New Paltz. Turn left onto South Manheim Boulevard (Rt. 32 South).




Thank you for choosing Flavours by Sodexo. Whether your needs include a “Wake up Call” coffee service, punch & cookies, a deli buffet or a plated dinner, our in-house catering department offers a wide array of catering events. Choose items from our catering guide or work with our talented staff to create your own menu.


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Conference Events


To make an appointment for a tour, please contact us at 845.257.3033.


Our meeting room capabilities range from a room for 15, to a lecture hall for 468. Also available are two theaters with seating for 250 to 700. The Campus Media Center and Instructional Media Services are available to help you with your audio-visual needs.


From the end of May to the beginning of August, our residence halls are available for conference participants. Each hall has a television lounge, main activity lounge, and laundry facilities. Two of our residence halls are specially equipped for the physically handicapped. Room requests should be made in writing by completing a Facility Use Forms – These forms should be typed, printed and faxed to the conference office at 257-3036.


Conference participants are invited to enjoy the campus’ recreation facilities at an additional cost. These include an indoor pool, jogging trails, an outdoor track, and more than two dozen excellent tennis courts.


Our catering department offers a large selection of menus to meet the needs of your group. Services range from coffee breaks, delivered to your meeting room, to formal banquets and receptions.


Let us make your conference a success!
The success of a conference often depends on the quality of the meeting environment and the comfort of its participants. SUNY New Paltz, with its academic setting, coupled with full service meeting facilities, provides conference groups with these most important elements for a successful conference.