Tours

In New York City, ACUI will offer campus, city, and Marriott tours. Plan to come early and stay late because there is a lot to see and do.

Campus Tours
Marriott Tours
Professionally Guided City Tours
Conference Program Team Guided Tours
Recommended Highlights and City Sights Tours     

Campus Tours

New York City is home to more than 55 colleges and universities. Tours will explore the core of current college union and student activities programs as well as feature facilities currently under construction, recreation centers, and food service!
 
More detailed information is available. Please preregister for the following:

**SOLD OUT** Garden State College **SOLD OUT**
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 52
Price: $80
Visit two major university campuses in New Jersey: Rutgers University and Princeton University.

What We Learned from Union Construction
Saturday, Feb. 27, 2 p.m. 
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 50
Price: $70 

Tour designed for those about to embark on a construction project—learn firsthand how to navigate the construction experience from blue prints to the ribbon cutting.

Across the East River
Sunday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 50
Price: $70
See both traditional and nontraditional student centers on a trip to Long Island.

Small School
Wednesday, March 3, 1 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.

Maximum 52
Price: $60
Designed for professionals that come from campuses with student enrollments of 5,000 or less. Visit two small schools and their campus union facilities.

New York University College Union
Wednesday, March 3, 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 28
Price: $10
Visit an urban college campus with a trip to New York University’s Kimmel Center.

Barnard College Union
Wednesday, March 3, 1 p.m. (SOLD OUT) and 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 28 people
Price: $10
Visit Barnard’s new Diana Center emphasizing the new construction. Just a subway ride away.

Marriott Tours

New York Marriott Marquis Food Service Tour
Tuesday, March 2, 9–9:45 p.m.
Wednesday, March 3, 4:15–5 p.m.

Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 15
Price: $10

Throughout the tour, the guide will not only walk through the food preparation and service areas, but also attendees will get a chance get a chance to meet the key directors and learn about the Marriott philosophy.

**SOLD OUT** New York Marriott Marquis Behind-the-Scenes Tour  **SOLD OUT**
Tuesday, March 2, 10–10:45 a.m. 
Wednesday, March 3, 3–3:45 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Limit 15
Price: $10

Throughout the tour, the guide will not only walk through the hotel’s operations, but also attendees will get a chance to meet the key directors of each department and learn about the Marriott philosophy. 

Professionally Guided City Tours

Tour the city in style with Briggs Management Service, a professional destination management company. Learn about the city and see the highlights with a professionally trained tour guides.

More detailed information is available. Please preregister for the following:

New York Orientation Overview: A Slice of the Big Apple
Sunday, Feb. 28, 8:45 a.m.–1 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Minimum 20/Maximum 50
Price: $55

Travel around the city to learn about its rich history, cultural attractions, and discover the real New York. Be sure to bring your camera as you’ll see many of New York City’s highlights.

**Cancelled** Neighborhood Nosh: Lower East Side Tasting Tour **Cancelled**
Wednesday, March 3, 12:45–6 p.m.
Minimum 20
Price: $90

Explore the Lower East Side through an educational tour facilitated by food.

**Cancelled** Manhattan Film and TV Tour: All Quiet on the Set **Cancelled**
Wednesday, March 3, 12:45–6 p.m.
Minimum 20/Maximum 50
Price: $55

Visit famous locations of many of the movie and TV shows you have seen taking place in the Big Apple as well as the nightly television news shows.

Off the Beaten Path: Greenwich Village/Soho/Tribeca Walking Tour
Wednesday, March 3, 12:45–4:45 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Minimum 20/Maximum 50
Price: $35

Learn about Greenwich Village and its historical ties to famous literary, artistic, and political revolutions and the gay liberation movement.

New York City Historic Tour and Ground Zero Visit
Wednesday, March 3, 12:45–6 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Minimum 20/Maximum 50
Price: $35

Discover how New York became what it is today, and learn about more recent events that have shaped the City.

The New York Pass
Pre-, during, and post-conference
Prices range from $75–150 for adults

Choose from more than 50 of New York’s top attractions to visit. Visit as many as you can in the allotted time period. 

Conference Program Team Guided Tours

The Conference Program Team has designed tours especially for you, based on their favorite New York things to do! Join team members as they show you what New York has to offer. More information is available. Preregistration required for these tours.

Madison Square Garden All Access Tour & Radio City Stage Door Tour
Saturday, Feb. 27, Update time: 10:45 a.m.–3 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Price: $35

Shop 'Til You Drop – Walking Tour
Sunday, Feb. 28, 9 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Price: Free

Wake Up, ACUI! Tour to the 'Today' Show
Wednesday, March 3, 6:30–8 a.m.
Meet at the "ACUI Update" Host Information Center on the seventh floor at least 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the tour.
Price: Free 

Recommended Highlights and City Sights Tours

Tours of the city are offered by City Sights Tours and will depart from 8th Avenue between 49th and 50th streets or on 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th streets, depending on the tour.

Tours are offered with special group pricing by mentioning ACUI during the reservation. Call the City Sights main office at 212.812.2700. More information is available. 

Downtown Tour
Daily, 8 a.m.–6 p.m
Price: $44

Visit Downtown neighborhoods and attractions such as Times Square, Empire State Building, SoHo, Chinatown, Little Italy, World Trade Center, Financial District, Lower East Side, Battery Park, and more.

Uptown Treasures & Harlem Tour
Daily, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Price:  $44
Visit Uptown treasures such as Central Park, Museum Mile, Fifth Avenue, and Harlem Market.

Intrepid Sea, Air, & Space Museum
Daily, 10 a.m.  
Price: $20
Journey through spectacular interactive exhibits and virtual, multi-sensory technology on the USS Intrepid.

Night Tour
Daily, 6–8 p.m.
Price:  $44
Enjoy nighttime views and ambiance of Times Square, China Town, Empire State Building, Greenwich Village, SoHo, Little Italy, Manhattan Bridge, Brooklyn Bridge, and Lower East Side.

'Sex and the City' Hot Spots Tour
Saturday, Feb. 27, 10 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m.
Sunday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m., 11 a.m.
Price: $42
Visit more than 40 locations on this tour from the popular show "Sex and the City."

NY Food Tour: NY Highlight Tour of 'Top Chef'
Saturday, Feb. 27, 11 a.m.
Price: $45
Are you a fan of "Top Chef?" Visit some of the neighborhoods, shops, restaurants, and landmarks that the chefs went to while in New York.

Alexander Hamilton Financial District Walking Tour
Saturday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. 
Price: $20
Visit the financial district and hear about its rich history.  

Updated Feb. 22, 2010
Updated Feb. 22, 2010