Accommodation & Local Information

  • The Commens Hotel

    Guests may call in to make reservations and ask special rate for visitors to the U:

    Call this numbe: 612-333-4646 (Hotel Front Desk) for reservations and request the University of Minnesota rate.

    Again, this rate is available subject to rooms generally available in the hotel. Given the American Legion is having their citywide convention in Minneapolis I strongly urge our guests to not wait on reservations.

  • Days Inn University (on campus, 5-8 minutes walk)

    2407 University Avenue S.E.
    Minneapolis, MN 55414


    By Phone 612-623-3999.


    Oral presentations will take place in room 3-210, Keller Hall. 200 Union St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455

    Poster Session Monday 8/17, 5-7 Pm, Johnson Great Room, McNamara Alumni Center

    Poster Session Tuesday 8/18, 5-7 Pm, Memorial Hall, McNamara Alumni Center 200 SE Oak St, Minneapolis, MN 55455


    UMN East Bank Campus Map

    Transportation information

    To University of Minnesota Eastbank Campus:

    There are light rail stations at both terminals of MSP airport and the East Bank Station (blue symbol) is a few 100 feet from Keller Hall (oral presentations will take place in room 3-210).   You must transfer from the blue line to the green line in downtown Minneapolis, cost is about $2.00, and time required is about 40 minutes.

    Taxi is about $50 and requires about 20 minutes if there is no traffic.

    Private cars may pay to park at Washington Street Ramp, which is across the street from Keller Hall.  Ramp may fill later in the day, so late arrivals may need to park at more distant ramps. Washington Street Ramp is hourly charges with a rate of $3 per hour and maximun charge is $12 per day. More distant parking lots are daily charged and rates are $4 and $6. Click on the marks in the map below for more information.

    You can download hi-resolution campus maps here.

    If you have trouble viewing the embedded Google map. Please see the map below for information about Keller Hall and McNamara Alumni Center.