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Location

Arriving

Lodging



Location

Well known to Minnesota leaders of volunteers as the site of one of the longest-running courses on volunteer management in the country, Hamline is a private liberal arts university with a beautiful campus within the city of St. Paul. Conference plenaries and workshops will be held on campus (details coming soon).  

Hamline University
1536 Hewitt Avenue
St. Paul MN 55104


Take a Virtual Tour of Hamline University Before the National Summit

The area around Hamline University has a plethora of delicious restaurants at which to dine.


Arriving


Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport

The Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport has fourteen major airlines that offer service.  Ten are located in Terminal 1 (Lindberg) and four are located in Terminal 2 (Humphrey).  Free light rail transportation connects the two terminals.

Taxi service is available at both terminals.  Airport fares begin at $6.25 ($2.50 flag drop and $3.75 airport access fee) and are $2.50 for each mile.  A taxi from the airport to Hamline University will be approximately $35 to $40.

Public transportation is available through Metro Transit which offers both light rail and bus service at the airport.


Amtrak and Greyhound

Both the Amtrak train and Greyhound bus arrive at the Union Depot building in St. Paul.

A taxi from the Union Depot building to Hamline University will be approximately $25.

To use public transportation, board the green line light rail at the Union Depot station and take it to the Snelling Avenue stop.  Transfer to the A line bus heading northbound and exit at the corner of Snelling Avenue and Hewitt Avenue.  Depending on the time of day, the cost will be between $1.75 and $2.25.


Public Transportation

Metro Transit offers light rail and bus service throughout the Twin Cities metropolitan area.  Visit their website to plan your trip.  Fares are $1.75 during normal service and $2.25 during rush hours.  Transfers are valid for 2.5 hours.


Lodging

The National Summit has reserved rooms in Hamline's dorms and at five local hotels.


Dorm Rooms

There are a limited number of dorm rooms available at Hamline University.  Single rooms are $35 per night.  Shared rooms, either in doubles or quads, are $30 per night.  Check in is Tuesday, July 25 or Wednesday, July 26 and check out is Friday, July 28.

The deadline to reserve a room is July 4 or until all the rooms have been purchased, whichever comes first.



Hotels

The National Summit has reserved rooms for attendees at local hotels. When reserving a room, please use the code "MAVA Conference".  If you encounter any difficulty reserving a room, please contact Dolly Parker, GTS Educational Events, at dparker@mngts.org.


  Best Western Como Park Hotel (1 mile from Hamline University)

1010 Bandana Boulevard West | St. Paul MN 55108 | 651-647-1637

Cost per Night: $149 for a King Room | $159 for a Double Room
Includes a Free Shuttle to Hamline (Simply Request it at the Hotel) and a Free Continental Breakfast

Rooms Must Be Reserved by June 13
Days Inn St. Paul-Minneapolis-Midway (1.5 miles from Hamline University)

1964 University Avenue | 
St. Paul MN 55104 | 651-645-8681

Cost per Night: $89.95
Includes a Free Shuttle to Hamline (Simply Request it at the Hotel)

Rooms Must Be Reserved by June 28

Ramada Plaza Minneapolis (5 miles from Hamline University)

1330 Industrial Boulevard Northeast |
Minneapolis MN 55413 | 612-331-1900 or Contact Lori Baxter at lori.baxter@ramadaplazampls.com

Cost per Night: $119
Includes a Free Shuttle to Hamline (Simply Request it at the Hotel) and a Free Breakfast at Their Onsite Restaurant Scalzo's Italian Grille

Rooms Must Be Reserved by June 28


Radisson Minneapolis/St. Paul North  (5 miles from Hamline University)

2540 North Cleveland Avenue | 
Roseville MN 55113 | 651-636-4567

Cost per Night: $139
Includes a Free Shuttle to Hamline (Simply Request it at the Hotel)

Rooms Must Be Reserved by June 28


 
Country Inn & Suites Roseville (5 miles from Hamline University)

2740 Snelling Avenue North | Roseville MN 55113 | 651-628-3500

Cost per Night: $154
Does Not Include a Free Shuttle to Hamline

Rooms Must Be Reserved by July 5