Transportation and Lodging

  • We recommend parking at the Mowatt Lane Garage at 7591 Mowatt Ln, College Park, MD 20742.
  • Only the 2nd-3rd floors have free parking on Saturday. Other levels are NOT free.
  • Please be advised that parking space may be limited due to a major sporting event at the university on Saturday. Participants are encouraged to arrive early, preferably before 8AM.
  • To download a high-resolution PDF parking map, click HERE. The garage is highlighted on the bottom of the page.
  • You may also use the google map below.

Driving directions to the conference venue:

  • Exit from 495 or 95 to Route 1/Baltimore Blvd SOUTH.
  • Come down Route 1/Baltimore Blvd, go PAST the Campus entrance at Campus Drive, and drive part way through College Park, past the main campus.
  • Turn RIGHT onto KNOX Road at the light.
  • Go along Knox Road to Mowatt Lane, past the South Campus dormitories.
  • Bear to the right onto Mowatt Lane for a SHORT WAYS.
  • Very soon, turn RIGHT onto Preinkert Drive, and then turn LEFT into Mowatt Lane Garage.
  • Susquehanna Hall is a SQUARE building that you can see on the maps, close to Mowatt Lane Garage.

The garage and the relative location of Susquehanna Hall (where CIM is located) is shown below.

Directions to Mowatt Lane Garage for CLTA-NCR.jpg

Travel to the University of Maryland, College Park:

Lodging information and Hotels:

We have compiled a list of hotels for your reference. Note that we do not have a block of rooms reserved since the conference size is not big enough.

If you need more information regarding booking a hotel room for the conference, please contact the organizing committee at

The hotels around the UMD campus on the conference date may be limited due to a major sports event, and therefore if you need help finding a hotel room, please also contact us at

Here are some of the hotels by distance, quality and rate: (from the nearest, best and most expensive)

  1. The Hotel at the University of Maryland. Address is 7777 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD, 20740, United States.
  2. College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center. Address is 3501 University Blvd E, Hyattsville, MD, 20783, United States.
  3. Cambria Hotel College Park. Address is 8321 Baltimore Avenue, College Park, MD, 20740, United States.