Logistics

Campus

The conference is being held on the main (St. Davids) campus of Eastern University, 1300 Eagle Road, Saint Davids, PA 19087 (listed as Wayne, PA in some GPS units). We will be using 3 buildings – McInnis Learning Center (#19 on map) for all sessions, Walton Hall (#22 on map) for dining, and Eagle Residence Hall (#2 on map) for on-campus housing. Registration for the conference will be in McInnis, and you will get your room assignment (if staying on campus) in Eagle Residence Hall.

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Directions

If coming by car, directions can be found on Eastern University’s directions page. These include detours due to road construction near the University.

SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) has a Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail stop about a 10 minute walk from campus and a bus stop about a 15 minute walk from campus. See details on Eastern University’s directions page.

From Philadelphia International Airport, you can take SEPTA rail’s Airport Line to 30th St. Station, where you can transfer to Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail to the stop near the campus (see above). If you need a ride from the airport, contact Rob Arner at trpsnthere@aol.com or 540-742-2697 well in advance to arrange a pickup.

From Amtrak’s 30th St. Station, transfer to Paoli/Thorndale Regional Rail to the stop near the campus (see above).

Parking on Campus

Parking is available, free, and plentiful at McInnis Learning Center where all of the workshops take place and which is a very short walk from the dining room. People can also park near Eagle Residence Hall.

Registration

Please stop at the registration table in the lobby of McInnis Learning Center, which opens at 4 pm on Friday, to get your name tags, programs, and other information. If you haven’t registered, you can do it there as well!

Accommodations, Meals

Overnight attendees will be staying at Eagle Residence Hall. You can pick up e-cards, keys, and room assignments there starting from 4 to 6pm on Friday. If you get there after 6 pm, call 610-225-5100 and the 24 hour people will get you in.
 
Dinner is from 5-6, and on Friday there will be snacks available in Eagle Residence Hall from 4-7.
 
All meals are in the Walton Hall dining commons which is a very short walk from McInnis Learning Center, and about a 7-10 minute walk from Eagle Residence Hall. There is a wide variety of food at each meal, including vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.
 
If you are a commuter and haven’t paid for meals, you can do so at the dining room.

Exhibit Tables

If you have arranged for a table, you can set up in the lobby of Mcinnis any time after 4 pm on Friday. Just take any empty table. They are from 5-8 feet. If you shipped anything, we will make sure you have it.

Accessibility

The campus is generally accessible to those with mobility impairments. If you have specific questions about accessibility, please contact Conference Organizer Lisa Stiller at koffeenut@yahoo.com or 775-232-2823.

Linens

If you are staying on campus and have registered no later than July 28, linens (including towels) for your dorm room have been reserved. If you register later or come at the last minute, there may be rooms available but you will need to bring your own linens and towels.