Rooms are typically available for BECAUSE attendees at a discounted rate during the conference (arrangements for 2016 are being negotiated). Call the hotel directly at 612-623-3999 to make a reservation. The hotel offers complimentary breakfast each morning if you want to grab a quick bite before heading over to the conference. Parking is free, and shuttle service is available for locations throughout the U of M East Bank Campus. The shuttle runs on the half hour upon request from 7am to 10pm.
In addition, the light rail can be taken to the conference by walking around the corner from the hotel (.11 miles) to Stadium Village Station, taking the light rail westbound to the next stop at East Bank Station, and walking 2 blocks (.23 miles) to Coffman. The Metro Transit website has an easy-to-use trip planner (for bus and light rail), and instructions on how to pay the light rail train fare, which is $1.75 (except during rush hour it is $2.25).