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 Directions to the Conference

The conference will be held on the campus of The George Washington University at the address below. Using public transportation to reach the Marvin Center is encourage as parking on campus is limited.Marvin Center

The George Washington University
Marvin Center, 3rd Floor
800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

The building has entrances both on H Street between 21st and 22nd Streets, and on 21st Street between H and Eye Streets. Registration will take place outside the Continental Ballroom on the third floor.

By Metro

If you are traveling by Metro to campus, exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom/GWU on the Orange and Blue lines. As you exit the station, you will be at 23rd and I Streets. The Marvin Center is three blocks away at the 21st and H Streets. Click here for a street map.

By Car
  • From North: Interstate 95 south to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Turn right onto Florida Avenue (just past the Washington Hilton) and turn left immediately onto 21st Street. The Marvin Center is located at 800 21st Street (between H and Eye Streets).
  • From Northwest: Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Follow directions as given in From North.
  • From West: Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. Cross the bridge and exit left at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue. Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street. Turn right on 23rd Street and continue a few blocks to campus. Turn right on H Street. The Marvin Center is on your left between 22nd and 21st Streets.
  • From South: Interstate 95 to Interstate 395 Arlington Memorial Bridge exit. Cross the bridge and bear left at the Lincoln Memorial. Turn left onto 23rd Street, NW, and follow directions as given in From West.

Parking on campus is currently a challenge due to ongoing construction, so we strongly encourage the use of public transportation.  If you choose to drive to GW, a limited number of visitor parking spaces are available in the Academic Center Parking Garage (801 22nd Street, NW; entrance on I Street, NW, between 21st and 22nd Streets) and in the Marvin Center Parking Garage (800 21st Street, NW; entrance on H Street, NW, between 21st and 22nd Streets).  The parking fee is $18 per day or for a portion of the day (subject to change).  On-campus street parking is available, but it is also limited and time limits are strictly enforced.


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Last modified 09/21/2012