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Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
Radio City Music Hall in New York City.


Cost: $1,225 per person. Includes daily breakfasts, two receptions, one lunch, two dinners, boat cruise, show, bus tour, and transportation to scheduled activities not within walking distance. Does not include travel arrangements, ground transportation to or from the airport, or hotel accommodations.

Note: Due to the planned itinerary, we strongly advise those who are not ambulatory against participating on this President’s Council trip. Our itinerary includes a significant amount of walking, sometimes on uneven terrain. Travelers must be able to climb on and off chartered motor coaches and a boat. If you would like to discuss your situation or have specific questions, please contact the President’s Council office at pc@purdueforlife.org.

Not Included


Lodging: President’s Council has a block of rooms reserved at the Embassy Suites Times Square just steps away from the heart of Manhattan. All President’s Council-sponsored transportation and excursions depart from this hotel.

  • King Jr. Suite: $529 per night plus 14.75% for state and city tax and a daily $3.50 occupancy tax. Note that the hotel does not have double beds, so you can get cozy with your bestie if you are sharing or use the pullout sofa in each room.
  • Hotel reservations must be made by Tuesday, November 5, 2024, to guarantee the group rate.
  • Use this link to book your room.

Air Travel

Guests will make their own travel arrangements to LaGuardia Airport (LGA), John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), or Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR).

Ground Transportation

The hotel is less than 20 miles from any of the three local airports. The best modes of transport to the hotel are a yellow cab, Uber/Lyft, or the robust New York City Public Transit System (trains/bus/subway).

Cancellation Policy

You may request to cancel for any reason prior to Tuesday, October 1, 2024, to receive a full refund for per-person trip costs. Cancellation requests must be made in writing. To request a cancellation, email the Purdue President’s Council at specialevents@purdueforlife.org. Please call 765-494-0900 with questions.

Cancellations past October 1, 2024, are not refundable.