Logistics 2017-04-18T10:26:21+00:00

ACCOMMODATION

CONFERENCE RATE: $179/night (+ applicable taxes)
rate available through Friday, April 21

Participants are strongly encouraged to stay at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at the negotiated rate of $179 per night (plus applicable taxes). Use the “Book Now” button below to access the dedicated booking website to reserve a room at the group rate. If you prefer to reserve a room over the phone, please call 888.236.2427 and identify yourself as a participant of the “2017 Society for Textual Scholarship (STS) Conference” in order to receive the group rate. Group rates will be available for reservations from May 30 through June 2. You must reserve your room no later than Friday, April 21 to receive the group rate. Free parking is available in the parking garage adjacent to the Marriott Inn and Conference Center.

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DIRECTIONS FROM AIRPORT

The three major airports in the Washington area are Reagan Washington National (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall (BWI), and Washington Dulles International (IAD). Reagan is the most accessible from College Park, Dulles is the least.

It is easiest to take the Metro to campus from Reagan National Airport. Follow the signs in the airport to the Metro station and take the Yellow Line north (towards Georgia Ave/Petworth). Get off at L’Enfant Plaza and change to the Green Line. Take the Green Line North towards Greenbelt and get off at the College Park/University of Maryland stop. University of Maryland shuttle to Hornbake Library.

Take the BWI Express Metro Bus from the airport to the Greenbelt station. Take the Green Line south one stop to the College Park/University of Maryland station. Take the University of Maryland shuttle to Hornbake Library.

Take the Washington Flyer from the airport to the West Falls Church Metro Station. Take the Orange Line east towards New Carrollton. Get off at L’Enfant Plaza and change to the Green Line. Take the Green Line North towards Greenbelt and get off at the College Park–University of Maryland stop. Take the University of Maryland shuttle to Hornbake Library.

COLLEGE PARK METRO SHUTTLE

The College Park Metro Station is located on River Road off Paint Branch Parkway, approximately one mile from campus. The College Park Metro Station UM Shuttle leaves approximately every ten minutes or less from the UM Shuttle stop on the east side of the station. It will drop you off in front of the Adele Stamp Student Union (#163 on the campus map). Facing away from Adele Stamp Student Union, head in the direction of Lot HH, and McKeldin Library is less than a three minute walk.

Go to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority home page for more information on fares and timetables.

CAMPUS MAP

Campus Map

DRIVING TO CAMPUS

Take I-95 South to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495). Take Exit 27 and then follow signs to exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1. Turn right onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.
Take I-95 North to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495). Continue North on I-95 / I-495 toward Baltimore. Take exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1. Turn right onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.
Take I-66 East or I-270 South to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495). Go East on I-495 toward Baltimore / Silver Spring. Take exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1. Turn right onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.
Take U.S. 50 to Washington, D.C.’s Capital Beltway (I-495). Go North on I-95 / I-495 toward Baltimore. Take Exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1. Turn right onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.
Take 16th St. North which becomes Georgia Ave. North at the Maryland / D.C. line. Go East on I-495 toward Baltimore. Take exit 25 (U.S. 1 South toward College Park). Proceed approximately two miles south on U.S. Route 1. Turn right onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.
Take Rhode Island Ave. (U.S. 1 North) which becomes Baltimore Ave. North at the Maryland/D.C. line. Proceed through the city of College Park. Turn left onto Campus Drive and proceed through Main Gate.

For other driving directions and maps, go to Google Maps.

PARKING

If you are staying within walking distance of campus, you may want to leave your car at the hotel and walk or take the hotel’s shuttle bus (if provided).

There is free parking available in Lot 1 (lots 1b, 1d, etc.). There are also pay lots and garages throughout campus—these are run by automated pay stations, and they take either cash or credit. Rates are $3 per hour up to a $15 per day maximum. You can park in any of the highlighted garages/lots. You can find more parking information on the University’s Department of Transportation Services website.

DINING

DINING GUIDE