From the beltway: take Exit 27 if coming from the West, or exit 25 if coing from the East. Follow signs marked US-1 toward College Park. Go about two miles south on US-1, and make a right onto Paint Branch drive. Follow signs to parking garages. See the more complete directions. from the visitor center.

SYMPOSIUM Parking on June 1st:

The Symposium is at Skinner Hall.

The best option is to park at meter parking in the central Parking Garages ( marked (P) on this map - bring lots of quarters)
- OR you can park free in the peripheral student lots 1, 4, 9, or 11; but you will have to walk further to see everything. No permit is needed on June 1st because summer school has not started yet.
- OR you can use the cashier-attended visitor pay lot which is close to A.V. Williamsí building (the main location of the afternoon demos).

A free UMd shuttle runs every 15 minutes from the College Park Metro station to the Student Union in the center of Campus.

Expect a fair amount of walking to see all the demos. For special needs, please contact

SYMPOSIUM registration on June 1:

Registration on June 1 will start at 8:15am in Skinner Hall (the entrance is between Skinner and Woods Hall). 


All tutorials and most workshops will be in the A.V. Williams Building (lower-right corner of the map). Follow signs to the appropriate room. For information, the HCIL administrative office is Room 3175. 


Maryland's Office of International Programs has suggestions on where to stay in College Park, and places to eat. in the area.  See also the visitor center information.

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