The conference will be held at:

Dartmouth College  | Hanover, NH 03755  | 603-646-1110

Dartmouth College is a private, four-year liberal arts institution that has been at the forefront of American higher education since 1769. A member of the Ivy League, Dartmouth is an undergraduate residential college with the intellectual character of a university, featuring thriving research and first-rate graduate and professional programs.

Traveling to Hanover

By Plane

There are four major airports serving the region: Boston, M.A. (Logan International); Burlington, V.T.; Hartford, C.T.; and Manchester, N.H.


By Bus

Dartmouth Coach, a private company (800-637-0123; provides bus service to Boston (Logan Airport or South Station Bus Terminal).
The bus terminal is next to the Hanover Inn.
Greyhound Lines (formerly Vermont Transit; 800-231-2222; provides bus service from Manchester Airport to Hanover.
The bus terminal is next to the Hanover Inn.

By Train

Amtrak (800-872-7245; provides service to White River Junction, V.T., located five miles from Hanover. Taxi service is available between Hanover and White River Junction.


By Car

Two interstate highways (I-89 and I-91) pass within a few miles of Hanover and make driving from Boston, New York, Burlington, Manchester, Hartford or Montreal an easy trip. For detailed driving directions and travel times, go online to

Directions: take I-93 North to I-89 North to Exit 18 and follow signs for Hanover (about four miles)
Driving Time: 2½ hours
Directions: take I-91 to Exit 13 and follow signs to Hanover (about one mile).
Driving Time: 2 hours from Hartford
Directions: take I-89 South to I-91 North in White River Junction, V.T., to Exit 13 and follow signs to Hanover (about one mile).
Driving Time: 1½ hours
Directions: take I-93 North to I-89 North to Exit 18 and follow signs to Hanover (about four miles).
Driving Time: 1½ hours

You will not need a car while attending the conference. Meeting rooms, residence halls, dining halls and town are all within walking distance. Parking lots are a good distance from our hub of activity and will provide no convenience. If you are parking on campus, you must pre-register for a parking pass when you register for the conference.

Your parking sticker, issued by Campus Police, will only allow you to park in your assigned lot. There is no allowance for parking near classrooms. Anyone requiring special assistance should notify us immediately.


Below is a list of nearby hotels located close to Dartmouth College. Click the LOCATION for more information. These hotels are not endorsed by Dartmouth College; room rates and availability may vary.

Location: Hanover, N.H.
Phone: 603-643-4300
Proximity to Campus: On Campus
Location: Hanover, N.H.
Phone: 603-643-0600
Proximity to Campus: Near Campus
Location: Lebanon, N.H.
Phone: 603-643-5600
Proximity to Campus: 5 minutes from campus; Complimentary shuttle to campus
Location: Norwich, V.T.
Phone: 802-649-1143
Proximity to Campus: 2 miles from campus
Location: Norwich, V.T.
Phone: 802-649-3800
Proximity to Campus: 4 miles from campus
Location: White River Junction, V.T.
Phone: 800-628-7727
Proximity to Campus: 10 minutes from campus

If you choose the on-campus housing option, you will stay in the Dartmouth Residence Halls. Each attendee will stay in a private room with air conditioning and share a semi-private bathroom and shower facilities located in the hallways. Rooms have maid service, towels and linens are provided. An ice machine is located in the dormitory kitchen area.

Space is limited, rooms will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis determined by the date of your registration. Be sure to indicate if you require any special accommodations due to physical limitations.

Due to liability limitations, guests not attending the conference are not permitted to stay in the residence halls. If you must bring additional guests with you, it is recommended that you stay off site (see list of nearby hotels above).

Residence hall life is very different from hotel life.

Though linens and towels are provided, many amenities are not (refer to the what to bring section for a comprehensive list of items you may want to bring with you to Dartmouth.)

You are responsible for your own room key and will incur any charges for lost keys. The Conferences & Special Events office agrees to provide each guest with one (1) room key at check-in. If keys and/or access cards are not returned at check out, a fee of $60/room key will be charged to the participant.

Please click the LINKS below for registration descriptions.

Required for participation in scheduled program

Additional Purchase Options:

You will receive a dining card that serves as your meal ticket to the 1953 Commons each day.


  • Breakfast on Saturday and Sunday
  • Lunch on Saturday and Sunday
  • Dinner on Saturday
Accommodations at the Dartmouth Residence Halls Friday and Saturday night (includes Dining Package)
Parking pass for campus satellite lot.

Click Here To Register

Limited mid-morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks are scheduled daily.

  • Mid-morning break
    Coffee and cold drinks will be served
  • Mid-afternoon break
    Coffee, cold drinks and snacks will be served

You will be on your own for dinner on Friday night. There are wonderful restaurants within walking distance in Hanover.

What to Bring


Casual dress is appropriate for the entire conference. New England can be quite hot during July. Cool and comfortable should be the rule of thumb. No restaurants require coat and tie during the summer.


Additional items for those staying in the residence halls

Below is a list of items to consider bringing, keeping in mind that the town of Hanover has many shops and services and is within walking distance of campus.

  • All personal toiletries, including soap and shower shoes.
  • Bath towels/bathrobe. Although towels are provided daily, you may want your own full-size towel.
  • Rain gear and umbrella.
  • Alarm clock (there is no "wake-up service").
  • Cool and very casual clothing (even New Hampshire gets hot).
  • Warm pajamas (air conditioning in residence hall may be cool).
  • Sweater or warm clothing (nights can get quite cool).

Coming to Hanover

Please plan to arrive on Friday, July 13, between 3:00 pm and 8:30 pm for on-campus housing check-in. Welcoming remarks begin at 4:00 pm. Opening reception begins at 6:00 pm

Unfortunately, residence halls will not be available for early arrivals or late departures. Should you arrive before Friday, July 13, or stay beyond Sunday, July 15, you will need to make your own reservations.

The on-campus housing check-in desk will be located in the Occom Commons in Goldstein Residence Hall on the corner of College and Maynard Streets. The GPS address is 6 Maynard Street.

At the on-campus housing check-in desk, you will receive your room assignment, room key, meal card, conference materials, and, if purchased, parking pass.


Internet Service
Dartmouth College has free high-speed Internet service; you need your own laptop computer with wireless access capabilities to access the service. Guests should connect to the Dartmouth Public Wireless Network (SSID). No authentication will be required; you will be routed to a public ISP for access to the Internet.


Medical Aid
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center and Clinic is less than two miles from campus and includes a modern and complete complex of emergency and operating facilities. In the event of an emergency, dial 911.