Travel & Lodging

Symposium Location

The symposium will be held on Washington University’s Danforth Campus in College Hall, located on the South 40, and in the Danforth University Center located 6475 Forsyth Blvd, St. Louis, Missouri.

Accessibility: Getting Around Campus

The university strives to make its programs, services, and activities accessible to all persons. Our facilities website provides specific building accessibility information, such as the locations of accessible entrances, restrooms, elevators, and power assist doors. It also provides information about accessible parking and routes. It is designed to be used by members of the campus community who wish to identify accessible features of various campus buildings. Various campus units work with persons with disabilities to make the campus accessible. If you require accommodations or auxiliary aids and services during the Symposium, we encourage you to reach out to rcs2017@wustl.edu.


Lodging

Participants are responsible for their own lodging. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Sheraton Clayton.

The Sheraton Clayton

7730 Bonhomme Ave
St. Louis, MO 63105
Reserve your room at the $135 conference rate. Hotel reservations under this room block must be made by October 2, 2017 to receive the listed rate.

Hotel Shuttle
During the Symposium, shuttle service is provided by the hotel for free to transport participants from the hotel to WashU’s campus and back. For scheduling purposes, we recommend that participants review the Symposium Schedule for details on recommended pick-up/drop-off times for the Shuttle.

Dining
Breakfast on Friday and Saturday is covered in the cost of the hotel.
All meals during the Symposium will be provided by host site, with the exception of Friday night dinner.


Getting to St. Louis

Travel by Air

All commercial flights into St. Louis land at Lambert–St. Louis International Airport.

Ground Transportation from Lambert-St. Louis International Airport

Travel by Rail

Amtrak Train
The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, Amtrak is a government-owned corporation striving to deliver a high quality, safe, on-time rail passenger service that exceeds customer expectations.


Directions to Campus

By Car
Washington University’s Danforth Campus is centrally located in the St. Louis metropolitan area and is readily accessible from major highways.

To utilize Google or MapQuest directions for your destination to College Hall, use the address:
6614 Shepley Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130

Taxi
Taxis are available at Lambert Airport. Two local cab companies are County Cab (314-991-5300) and Laclede Cab (314-652-3456). When you are arriving, ask the cab driver to take you to the Clocktower on the South 40 at Washington University.

Airport Shuttle Service

GO BEST Express is the official ground transportation shared ride shuttle company for Lambert International Airport.

Public Transportation
To reach the Danforth Campus from Lambert St. Louis Airport:

  • Board the light rail train headed toward the Forest Park-DeBaliviere station.
  • Exit at the Forest Park-DeBaliviere station and board the next train headed for Shrewsbury.
  • Take this train either one or two stops to the Skinker station or the University City-Big Bend station.

Directions to Sheraton Clayton Hotel

By Car
The Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel is centrally located in the Clayton, Missouri. The address is 7730 Bonhomme Ave St. Louis, MO 63105

To utilize Google or MapQuest directions for your destination to the Sheraton Clayton use the address:

Taxi
Taxis are available at Lambert Airport. Two local cab companies are County Cab (314-991-5300) and Laclede Cab (314-652-3456). When you are arriving, ask the cab driver to take you to the Sheraton Clayton Plaza Hotel.

Airport Shuttle Service

GO BEST Express is the official ground transportation shared ride shuttle company for Lambert International Airport.


Getting around St. Louis

Download the Metro on the Go app (available on the App Store and Google Play) and plan your trip from your mobile device.

The MetroLink and MetroBus are convenient and affordable means of getting to prime locations in St. Louis. The Skinker MetroLink Station is conveniently located on the Northeast corner of the Danforth Campus stop is located at the intersection of Forest Parkway and Skinker Boulevard (map of walk), where a quick walk and a few dollars can give you access to the rail all day. The Mallinckrodt Center Loop is located outside of the Danforth University Center and provides access to 2 MetroBus routes, that provide connections throughout St. Louis.

Travel Accessible St. Louis

The Saint Louis Office on the Disabled has compiled a list of transportation options while visiting or residing in Saint Louis. Getting to and around Saint Louis is becoming easier with these accessible options. The Office on the Disabled has also complied a list of popular Saint Louis destinations. You may find that information at this link.