Travel

Minneapolis Campus West Bank

Northern Exposure will be held in Minneapolis at the University of Minnesota campus on a beautiful summer weekend.

The majority of conference activities will be held at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs building on the West Bank of the University, just off Seven Corners.

301 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Air Transportation

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is located 12 miles from the University of Minnesota. Travel time via car is approximately 30 minutes.

Ground Transportation

By Car, Taxi, Uber or Lyft

Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is located 12 miles from the University of Minnesota. Travel time is approximately 30 minutes.

Light Rail

METRO light rail from the airport is available, and the West Bank station is very close to the Humphrey School.

From either airport terminal, take the Blue Line toward downtown Minneapolis. Change trains at the US Bank Stadium Stop – go to the opposite platform to catch a Green Line train to downtown St. Paul. The West Bank stop is just two stops away.

Both Blue and Green Line trains run approximately every 10 minutes.

Parking

There are several parking ramps and lots near the Humphrey School on the West Bank, the closest of which are the 19th Ave. Ramp or Lot 86. General parking info is here. There is also some metered parking in the area.

Hotels

We have group rates available at the Marriott Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown, which is two blocks from the conference, beginning at $139/night. Please mention the group name ‘Northern Exposure’ via phone (877-699-3216) or book online using the reservation link: Book your room for Northern Exposure

The cutoff date for discounted rate reservations is Friday, July 1, 2022.

Other area hotels offer University rates. Simply identify yourself as a University guest when making your reservation. Rates are not guaranteed – please book your room early for the best options. Note that the hotels below will involve taking a car or LRT to the conference, or a bit of a hike. There are numerous other hotels in the area, too!

612-379-8888 or 1-800-822-6757

612-259-8797

612-623-3999 or 1-800-375-3990


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