Travel

VENUE – ADELE H. STUDENT STAMP UNION

The symposium will be held at the Adele H. Student Stamp Union on the University of Maryland, College Park campus.  The address is 3972 Campus Drive, College Park, MD 20742.

HOTEL

We have reserved a block of rooms at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center, located at 3501 University Blvd, East, Hyattsville, MD  20783.  The group rate for a Cozy King is $190 (plus taxes).  To book a room, you can either Book Online or call Marriott Reservations at 1.888.236.2427.  The room block deadline is April 10, 2020.  If you call in please be sure to identify yourself as part of the 2020 Project Management Symposium Room Block.

The College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is located on the edge of campus so getting to the Project Management Symposium is extremely easy.  The hotel has a free shuttle that will take you to Adele H. Stamp Student Union or you can walk; it is only a 12 minute walk from the hotel to the event site.

LOCAL AIRPORTS

The best airports to fly into include: Washington National Airport (DCA) or Baltimore/Washington International (BWI).  If you fly into DCA, you could take the metro to the College Park station (green line) and then the hotel would pick you up from the metro.  You would just call the hotel at 301-985-7300.   If you fly into BWI,  you would need to either rent a car or take a taxi/shuttle/Uber/Lyft from the airport to the hotel.   The hotel does NOT provide a shuttle from BWI and there is no metro or train that would take you to College Park.

PARKING

If you plan to drive to the symposium and park on campus, you will need to park in either Union Lane Garage (in any metered space) or Stadium Drive Garage. We are reserving parking spaces in both garages. A map of the two UMD parking garages is shown below.  Please be sure to follow parking instructions provided by the attendants.  The red dotted line shows your walking path from Stadium Drive Garage to Adele H. Stamp Student Union –  it is only a 7 minute walk.

Parking is included with your registration if you park in Union Lane Garage or Stadium Drive Garage.

Another Parking Option – College Park Metro Station

Another option for parking is to park at the College Park metro station for $5.20 for the day and take the Shuttle-UM from the metro to Adele H. Stamp Student Union.  See below for more information from College Park Metro.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS TO THE ADELE H. STUDENT STAMP UNION

From Baltimore Take I-95 South to the Capital Beltway (I-495):

Follow signs to College Park, US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to University’s Campus Drive entrance. Turn right on Campus Drive and stay on Campus Drive. Proceed ahead to the traffic circle; go around the circle staying on Campus Drive headed up the hill. You will pass several buildings including Stamp Student Union. At the stop sign turn right onto Union Lane.  You will see the entrance to Union Lane Garage on your left.  If Union Lane Garage is full, then the parking attendants will direct you to find parking in Regents Garage.  From Union Lane Garage, go straight until the end of Union Lane.  Take a right.  Regents Garage will be on the left side of the road right before you get to Regents Drive.

From Annapolis and points east Take US Route 50 to Capital Beltway (I-95/495):

Go north on I-95/495 to College Park, US Route 1 South (exit 25). Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University’s Campus Drive entrance. Follow directions above.

From within the city of Washington, D.C.:

Go northeast on Rhode Island Avenue (US Route 1). After entering the state of Maryland, continue on US Route 1 for approximately five miles to College Park. Turn left at traffic light on Campus Drive Follow directions above.

From points south and west of Washington D.C., and Montgomery County, Md.:

Take the Capital Beltway (I-495) and head north and east. Just after I-495 joins I-95 in Maryland above Washington, D.C., get off at exit 25B towards College Park on US Route 1 South. Proceed approximately two miles south on US Route 1 to the University’s Campus Drive entrance. Follow directions above.

From College Park Metro (Green Line):

To get to Stamp Student Union from the College Park Metro you can take the Shuttle-UM bus 104 to Regents Drive Garage.  Bus 104 Schedule and Live Map. You can either walk from Regents drive Garage to Stamp Student union or take bus 105 one stop from Regents Drive Garage to Stamp Student Union.  View Bus 105 Schedule and Live Map. You can also use Uber or Lyft to take you directly to Stamp Student Union.  If you decide to park at the metro station and take the bus to campus, the cost for parking at the metro is $5.20 for the day.