Traveling by Rail

Amtrak discount

The University has negotiated rates with Amtrak along the east coast corridor, especially on the Acela train between Union Station and New York City, Philadelphia, and Boston. We receive a 20% discount off the listed fare price if the booking is done through either Short’s Travel or through Anthony Travel.

This discount is not applied if the booking is done through Please make sure to utilize the discount by booking with our travel agents, Short’s Travel (Email or call (877) 277.5568. There is no fee for this service) and Anthony Travel (Email: , or call (202) 499.5650 or (202) 499.5651. There is a $20 fee for this service). 

Canceling or changing your ticket

You may cancel your ticket directly with Amtrak. Train tickets are refundable as long as you cancel it with Amtrak prior to the departure time.  Changing an existing reservation can also be taken care of by contacting Amtrak directly.

If you need to book a new ticket, however, please contact one of our travel agencies through contact info provided above.