Life in Syracuse

Clinton Square fountain in Syracuse, New York
Syracuse is a crossroads of culture. As a Whitman and Syracuse University student, you will get to experience all the city has to offer including the nationally known Everson Museum of Art, the Museum of Science and Technology (MoST), the Rosamond Gifford Zoo, festivals such as JazzFest and WinterFest, and celebrations of ethnicity. SU’s Connective Corridor connects you to all the city hotspots.

Armory Square

Offering a variety of restaurants and shops, Armory Square is a place to see and be seen.  A hot spot for musical entertainment and local culture, all while located only five minutes from SU’s campus.

Destiny USA

A new 2.4-million-square-foot destination that includes Carousel Center, a leading regional shopping center, and a new expansion mixing all types of retail including luxury outlets, restaurants and unique entertainment options.

Just a Short Drive Away

Combining the resources of an intimate city life, with close proximity to most major Northeast cities, Syracuse is just a short drive from many regional cities and points of interest.

New York City – 4 hours
Toronto – 4 hours
Boston – 5 hours
Montreal – 4 hours
Philadelphia – 4 hours
Washington, D.C. – 6 hours  
Finger Lakes wine region - ~45-minutes
Cooperstown (Baseball Hall of Fame) – 2 hours
Niagara Falls – 3 hours