Advanced Spatial Analysis

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PSU 2006 June 4-June 16, 2006: University Park, PA

Travel and Accommodations

Participants will be eligible for accommodations in campus housing at significantly lower rates than in commercial accommodations. Full information on registration for housing will be provided upon notification of acceptance into the workshop

The workshop will be held at the PSU campus. (Campus maps & directions)

Travel Information

Arrive in University Park, Sunday, June 3
Depart Saturday, June 17

University Park Airport is served by the following airlines:

Delta Connection 1.800.221.1212
Northwest Airlink 1.800.225.2525
United Express 1.800.241.6522
US Airways 1.800.241.6522

The nearest Amtrak station is in either Tyrone, PA or Lewistown, PA both about 30 miles from State College.

Greyhound usually requires a change of bus near Harrisburg if travelling from the East or Pittsburgh if travelling from the West.

State College is a 3-4 hour drive from Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington DC, Baltimore and Buffalo and a 4-5 hour drive from NYC.


The Residence Inn by Marriot
1555 University Dr., State College, PA 16801
814-235-6960, Fax 814-235-1630
Reservations: 1-800-331-3131

University and Community Information

For those who are unfamiliar with the State College and Penn State area we suggest the following websites:

Penn State

  • University Home Page
  • Visitor's Guide
  • PSU campus/vicinity maps
  • Residence Inn by Marriot 1555 University Drive, State College, PA 16801

    Host Institutions/Departments:

    State College & Centre County: