Apr 6 – 8, 2018
College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
US/Eastern timezone


College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center

The workshop will take place at the College Park Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. The Marriott Conference Center is located at 3501 University Blvd East, Hyattsville, Maryland 20783, tel: 301-985-7300. It is about 30 minutes walking distance from the Best Western Plus on Baltimore Avenue.

More information can be found: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/wasum-college-park-marriott-hotel-and-conference-center/

Parking on Campus

Visitors use the parking meter system called PAY STATIONS located at several areas on campus. The closest to the Physical Sciences Complex is Regents Parking Garage.

For visitor lots, click here.

Paint Branch Visitor Parking Lot: Upon entering the Main (north) entrance to campus from Route 1, stay in your right lane, which will force you onto the first right, Paint Branch Drive. Go straight, pass the Jeong Kim Engineering Bldg. on the left, and at the second stop sign make a left and then an immediate right into the Paint Branch Visitor Parking Lot. Paint Branch Drive Visitor Lot is a 187-space surface lot located near the A.V. Williams, Animal Science, and Agriculture/Life Science building.  Thirty of the 187 spaces are reserved for permit-holding faculty/staff members and the remaining 157 spaces for visitors.

Regent's Drive Garage: Upon entering the Main (north) entrance onto Campus Drive from Route 1, get into the left lane to continue straight. At the circle bear right onto Regents Drive and turn into the first right which is a Restricted parking lot outside our building. Approximately 20 visitor parking spaces will be assigned by the Fieldhouse Drive entrance to Regent’s Drive Garage. When you park, make note of your parking space number to enter into the machine and follow its directions. 

Pay Stations: Machines accept credit cards or cash using $1, $5, or $10 bills.  It DOES NOT GIVE BACK CHANGE!! Do NOT put in a $20 for all day because it is NOT refundable from the Transportation Services Office.  When you've selected your payment options, the screen will indicate to please wait, and then give you the option to print a receipt, press OK to receive receipt.  

For parking in lots, refer to this map.  Pay station parking is preferred during daytime hours.

Maps and Directionsairport map

For the information of traveling by car, train and air, click here.

By Air: Reagan National Airport (DC) and and Baltimore-Washington International (BWI) Airport are relatively nearby. Dulles International Airport in Virginia is further away (about an additional 30-45 minutes's drive away from College Park).  Shuttle bus fares from the airports to College Park cost between $28-$40, depending on which airport you are coming from.  Click here for Super Shuttle service information.

By Rail: Metrorails and trains (the MARC) and  are available nearby to travel to and from College Park, Baltimore, Virginia, and Washington D.C.

You can also take metro buses from airports to metro stations and ride towards Greenbelt on the green line.  Our stop would be College Park/University of Maryland.  For metro information and fares, click here.

On Campus Transit:  University of Maryland provides Shuttle buses around the College Park/PG county area to campus and back.  For information, schedules, and routes, clickhere.