Travel & Logistics

Maps and directions

Parking and transportation

Lodging information:

Both on-campus and hotel lodging are available nearby.

  • On-campus housing is most affordable, and is available through registration directly with the University of Minnesota. See the on-campus registration link below, and don’t forget to reserve by May 14.
  • Multiple hotel options are available. See list below with distance to University of Minnesota, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

Graduate Minneapolis (Notes: Parking is $20 per night. This hotel is the closest to Coffman Memorial Union, the conference location. It’s a .5 mile walk to Coffman Memorial Union.) 
615 Washington Avenue SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
United States
612 379 8888

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Minneapolis – University Area (Notes: Parking is $27 per night. It’s a .8 mile walk to Coffman Memorial Union)  
511 Huron Blvd, SE, Minneapolis
Minnesota 55414

Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis University Area (Notes: Free parking. It’s a 1.1 mile walk to Coffman Memorial Union) 
2812 University Ave SE
Minneapolis, MN 55414
(612) 259-8797

Days Hotel by Wyndham on University (Notes: Free parking. It’s a .9 mile walk to Coffman Memorial Union)  
2407 University Ave SE Univ Ave SE and Washington Ave
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55414

On campus housing must be reserved by May 14, 2019

Location: Comstock Hall [210 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455]

Shared Room: $46.00
Private Room: $57.00

All spaces are air-conditioned and information desks are staffed 24/7. Amenities include a single bed, linens, towels, a desk, a chair, and closet space. For more information, visit:

Parking Location: East River Road Garage [385 E River Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55455]

Garage Access: $11.00/day
Payment is required in full prior to check-in via Credit Card. Please contact uces {at} umn(.)edu if you need alternative payment options. For any questions or concerns about housing registration and/or parking, you may contact Mariah Marx at uces {at} umn(.)edu or 612-625-9090.

Register for on-campus housing here. You will be directed to a login screen powered by Iris software. You will be required to create an account by clicking “Don’t have an account? Sign Up.”

On-campus housing rates:

Single Room: $57.00/person

Double Room: $46.00/person

Residence Hall check-in begins at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 29.

University of Minnesota, Coffman Memorial Union, 300 Washington Ave SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455