Eberly College of Arts and Sciences
Department of Mathematics
MORGANTOWN ALGEBRA DAYS
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY
APRIL 13-14, 2019
Accommodation: All participants and speakers will be staying at Clarion Hotel Morgan, which is located in downtown and in a 15-minute walk from the main campus. All of our participants’ lodging will be covered by our sponsors. To secure your reservation at this hotel, you need to register for the conference by March 14, 2019 on this website. Graduate students need to share rooms to get supported for lodging. Address: 127 High Street, Morgantown, WV, USA, 26505-5412. Phone: 304-292-8200. (See the map below).
Restaurants: Here is an incomplete list of restaurants close to WVU downtown campus.
Travel Information: West Virginia University is located in Morgantown, an award winning “small” city with a metropolitan population of about 138,176. The city is at the intersection of interstate routes I-79 and I-68, with ready access to Pittsburgh (75 minutes) and Washington D.C. (3.5 hours).
Parking: Adjacent to the Mountainlair (student-union building) is a covered parking garage that serves downtown campus (the closest parking garage to Ming Hsieh Hall). Parking is available on the upper level Monday through Friday, 6. The parking rate is $1.50/per hour, enforced 6am to 6pm. Parking is FREE Saturday and Sunday. Here is WVU Parking Map (search ST2 for Mountainlair Parking Garage).
Parking is also free at the Clarion Hotel Morgan, the hotel’s parking lot is one block away from the hotel. You can park at the hotel and walk to Ming Hsieh Hall in less than 15 minutes.
Flying: Your options are to fly directly to Morgantown’s airport (MGW), or to fly into Pittsburgh (PIT) and arrange ground transportation to Morgantown.
Ground Transportation between the Pittsburgh Airport and Morgantown: The Mountain Line provides ground transportation between Pittsburgh and Morgantown via the Grey Line, twice daily. The cost is $25 each way ($50 for a round trip). If you want to check the schedule or make a reservation, please click: Pittsburgh airport to Morgantown and Morgantown to Pittsburgh Airport. (Note: There is no shuttle service on Sunday.)
It is also possible to rent a car at the Pittsburgh Airport. The distance to Morgantown is about 80 miles.
Hotel Morgan to its parking lot
Hotel Morgan to Ming Hsieh Hall