Edward St John Learning and Teaching Center
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742

See the meeting rooms.

Local transportation directions are here.

UMD campus map

Accommodations / Lodging

We have contracted a block of rooms with special pricing at the Cambria Hotel which is a 15-min walk or a bus ride (C2 bus) from the meeting venue.

To access the special price ($131/night), please choose the dates of the workshop and you will have the option to book your hotel room under the “SPHERE workshop” tab. This price will be available until June 5.

Airport location / directions to College Park, MD

College Park is served by three major airports: Baltimore/Washington International (BWI) (23 miles), Reagan Washington National (DCA) (16 miles), and Washington Dulles International (IAD) (35 miles) airports. There are a number of ground transportation options to College Park, depending on which airport you use. Rental cars are also available from all three airports; parking information at the University is here.

  • Metro: College Park-U of Md station on the Green Line is only 1 mile from campus and is easily accessible from Metro stations at DCA and IAD airports with a one-way fare of only $3.85.
  • Shared shuttle: Super Shuttle – cost is about $200
  • Uber, Lyft, taxi rides: depends on distance, typically $60-$100 to/from DCA or BWI, and $120-$160 to/from IAD

There is plenty of public transportation within and near College Park.

  • Bus: Many buses are available on Route 1/Baltimore Ave. Click here to plan your trip.
  • Metro (subway): Closest metro station is UMD/College Park on the Green Line. Click here to plan your trip.
  • Taxi, Uber/Lyft: Typically $8-$25 depending on distance.

For those choosing a rental car, here is parking information for the campus.

Closest campus food court, shops, and services
are across the street from the meeting venue (Edward St John Building) at the Adele Stamp Student Union.

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