Travel Information


Onondaga Community College

4585 W Seneca Turnpike

Syracuse, NY 13215

Onondaga Community College is located in Syracuse, NY. If you wish to arrive or depart by air, Syracuse Hancock is the nearest airport.

Getting to QBL & Onondaga Community College

Airport: Syracuse Hancock International Airport

Bus and Train station: William F. Walsh Transportation Center (has both bus and train station)

From the airport or bus and train station you will need to take a taxi to Onondaga Community College. The campus is about 10 miles away from both the airport and the bus station.

When arriving by taxi- it is helpful to have the taxi wait while you sign in- and then deliver you to your dorm to unload your luggage- and also your classroom so that you can unload your supplies. Carts will be available at building entrances.

Taxi Service, Uber, Lyft: 

There are several taxi services in the area- the one below has the best reviews. Syracuse also has Uber and Lyft.

CNY Green Taxi, (315) 708-9654

Check In on Arrival

Please refer to the Campus Map for directions around the OCC campus.

Upon arrival to QBL, all students must check-in register at the Registration/Information Desk at the dorms, Residential Building B #165. You can pull your car to the back entrance and there are carts to help you unload.

The Registration/ Information Desk will be open the following days & times:

Sundays: 12 - 5:30pm

Dorm Check in after registration hours:

Go directly to the back entrance (parking lot side) Residential Building B#165. There will be instructions & a phone number on the door to reach Onondaga Community College staff who will provide you with your dorm/room assignment & key.

If you arrive on Sunday after 5:30, dinner is located in the Bistro in Gordon Student Center. Take a right before you reach the cafeteria.

Early Morning Arrivals:

You MUST notify QBL staff if you intend to arrive at QBL on the morning your workshop begins. We will provide you with information on how to get to your class in advance. We do not recommend first time attendees to arrive first thing in the morning because they will be unfamiliar with the campus.

If you are arriving the first morning of your workshop- go directly to your workshop. The QBL staff will bring the registration packet and dorm instructions to your classroom.

Sending Supplies & Sewing Machine Rentals

If you would like to send some of your supplies ahead of time, please ship it to arrive at the college by Friday the 15th. Packages that arrive over the weekend cannot be accessed until Monday. Be sure to write QBL, the name of your teacher and the class on the outside of your package to facilitate its delivery to your classroom. No packages can be accepted prior to the Monday before the conference begins. For questions please email or call 315-255-1553.

Onondaga Community College

Attn: Central Receiving (Katie Boyle SRC Arena)

4585 West Seneca Turnpike

Syracuse, NY 13215



If you are interested in renting a sewing machine you can rent a machine Jon's Sewing Machines and have it delivered to QBL! Please call 315-549-2099 or visit the website for more information.