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Conference Location and Hotel Accomodations

Conference Location

Rhode Island Convention Center
One Sabin Street
Providence, RI 02903
 

Hotel Accommodations

The Omni Providence (formerly The Westin Providence)
One West Exchange Street
Providence, RI 02903
Toll-free within the U.S.: 1-800-843-6664
Fax: 401-598-8200

Room rate:
$186 single or double excluding tax (currently 13%)

Cutoff date:
February 27, 2017

Reservations

Phone: 401-598-8000
Group Code: EDUCAUSE
Online: Make your reservation online via the hotel website.

Room availability: A block of rooms has been reserved for March 26-29, 2017. The conference rate has been extended to include three days pre- and postconference on a space available basis. You may book over the extended dates or call the hotel directly to check availability.

>> NERCOMP participants will receive complimentary Internet access in their guest rooms if the reservation is booked within the group housing block.
 

Air & Ground Transportation

Airports

Providence, RI: T.F. Green Airport (PVD); 10 miles south of the Omni hotel.

  • Shuttle ($11.00 USD each way): Please check the airport limousine shuttle schedule for more information; they do not accept reservations. They depart T.F. Green every hour on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • Taxi (15 minutes/$28.00 USD)

Boston, MA: Logan International Airport (BOS); 50 miles from Providence

Hartford, CT/Springfield, MA: Bradley International Airport (BDL); 105 miles from Providence
 

Area Ground Transportation

  • Amtrak: Providence is located on Amtrak's Northeast Corridor between Washington D.C., New York City, and Boston. For rates, schedules, and passenger information, call 800-USA-RAIL or visit their website and click on 'Book It Now' for a special Visit Rhode Island rate.
  • Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA): Runs low cost commuter trains to Providence from Boston and other points in Massachusetts. Call 800-392-6100 or visit MBTA.com for schedules and fares.
  • Peter Pan Bus: Kennedy Plaza Terminal, $16 R/T Boston-Providence.
  • Public transportation: Highlights public transportation in Rhode Island.

All prices are subject to change. Visit individual websites for current information.

 

 

Parking

  • Self-parking is available at the Rhode Island Convention Center garage next door: rates may vary.
  • $28/day for valet overnight and includes drive-in/drive-out privileges

Map and Directions

Providence Map

View a map of the event area and calculate driving directions from where you may be coming.