Conference Housing will be available on the campus of Drew University in a residence hall. These rooms are arranged in suites, each with its own bedroom, common area and sink and shared shower and bathroom facilities. Each bedroom has the capacity for two people. Conference attendees do have the option to select either a single or a double room. If you would like to room with a specific person please note that we need permission from all parties to accommodate such requests. A limited number of rooms are equipped for people with disabilities. If you need disability accommodations, please indicate that on the Registration Form.
Parking is available on campus; the rate is $10.
For those who would like to make other lodging arrangements here are links which may be of assistance to you:
While the conference staff are unable to assist Conference attendees in finding alternative lodging, there may be faculty, students and/or staff at Drew University who are willing to host attendees in their homes. If you are interested, please email the Conference Co-ordinator at email@example.com and put Alternative Housing in the subject line. You will then be given access to a Google document where you can provide contact information and make your own arrangements. The Conference is not responsible for the details of any such arrangements that attendees make.
The Conference will have several students who will be providing transportation assistance to and from the Madison, New Jersey train station. If you would prefer to arrange your own transportation information is provided below. Please note that we are unable to provide transportation assistance to or from any of the airports in the area, unless you are an international registrant. If you are an international registrant who needs assistance to or from the airport or if you need transportation assistance to and from the Madison, New Jersey train station, please indicate that on the Registration Form and someone will contact you for your travel information in advance of the Conference.
Newark Liberty International Airport is the closest terminal to the Drew campus. A taxi from the airport is estimated at $50. If you are driving by car from the airport, follow signs to I-78 West to Route 24 West. Stay in the far right lane to exit 7A – Chatham/Route 124 West. Follow Route 124 West through Chatham (Main Street) into Madison (Madison Avenue). Drew is located on Route 124 (Madison Avenue), on your left, just past the center of Madison.
By Train from New York City
From Penn Station (at 34th Street and 7th Avenue) take a New Jersey Transit train on the Morris-Essex line. On a train headed to Dover, get off at the Madison stop. Follow the directions from the train station to the Drew campus as noted below. For more information, visit the NJ Transit Train Schedule.
From the Madison Train Station to the Drew Campus
Use the stairs in the middle of the platform. Through the passage on your right, cross beneath the station. Go right on Kings Road for two and a half blocks where it joins Madison Avenue. Follow the sidewalk up Madison Avenue passed Grace Episcopal Church and Madison Methodist Church (on left). The campus is on your left. There are three entrances to campus. Walk to the second entrance through the arched gateway. Directly ahead of you will be Mead Hall, a large brick building with white columns.
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