GSTGC 2017

Conference Location Information

Conference Venue

Graduate Student Topology and Geometry Conference 2017 takes place on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. The conference will be held at the Wells Hall.

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MSU Wells Hall

619 Red Cedar Rd, East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 353-0844

Maps & Directions

Conference Lodging

If you want to reserve your own room, here are some options close to the Wells hall.

  1. Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center - 15 minutes walking distance from MSU Wells Hall.
  2. East Lansing Marriott at University Place - located in the heart of downtown East Lansing, 15 minutes of walking distance from MSU Wells Hall.
  3. Howard Johnson East Lansing - located about 1.1 mile from the MSU Wells Hall, 25 minutes of walking distance from MSU Wells Hall. It is located near markets and couple of restaurants and coffee shops. You can contact the the hotel directly at 517-351-5500.

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Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center

219 S. Harrison, East Lansing, MI 48824

Phone: (517) 432-4000

East Lansing Marriott

East Lansing Marriott at University Place

300 M.A.C. Avenue. East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone: (517) 337-4440

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Howard Johnson East Lansing

1100 Trowbridge Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823

Phone: (517) 351-5500

However, there are several other lodging options  located in the area.

Conference Travel

East Lansing is located in mid-Michigan, within driving distance of several major cities, including Detroit (~1.5 hours), Chicago (~4 hours), Cleveland (~3.5 hours), and Toronto (~5 hours).

Lansing Capital City Airport (LAN) is the closest airport with connections through Detroit, Chicago, Cincinatti, Minneapolis, and Atlanta. However, there are a number of airports that you can fly into to reach the East Lansing area, including:

  • Lansing Capital City Airport (LAN) in Lansing, MI - 9 miles/20 minute drive to Wells Hall (directions)
  • Detroit Metro International Airport (DTW) in Detroit, MI - 88.4 miles/1 hour 25 minute drive to Wells Hall (directions). The Michigan Flyer provides bus service between the Detroit Metro International Airport and East Lansing. It drops off and picks up directly at the East Lansing Marriott which is couple of blocks from Wells Hall,
  • Bishop International Airport (FNT) in Flint, MI - 45 miles/49 minute drive to Wells Hall (directions).
  • Gerald R Ford International Airport (GRR) in Grand Rapids, MI - 64 miles/1 hour 4 minute drive to Wells Hall (directions).

Alternatively, Amtrak's trains and the Greyhound Bus Line service the East Lansing Train Station daily - 1.3 miles/6 minute drive (directions).

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Parking

Kellogg Center and The Marriott University Place have public and guest parking. There are several parking ramps and ground parking lots in downtown East Lansing near the MSU Union. On campus parking is available but public parking on campus is metered and therefore not the best option for parking all day.

Restaurants Nearby

In the following map you can find the dining locations in and out of campus. Here you can find several convenient suggestions close to the venue :