There are many opportunities for lodging in and around the Raleigh area.  However, it is highly recommended that lodging arrangements be made as soon as possible.  The weekend of May 11th is graduation for NC State and therefore there will be a high volume of hotels being utilized close to the conference.  There is a limited number of rooms reserved at the Aloft Hotel (located approximately 2 miles from the Institute) at a rate of $169 per night plust $8 per day for parking.  Reservations can be made online or by calling the hotel at  919-828-9900 .  The deadline for booking these rooms is April 10, 2018.

Other hotels in close vicinity to the Institute are

  1. The State View, phone: 919-743-0055.
  2. DoubleTree by Hilton, phone: 919-828-0811.
  3. Holiday Inn Raleigh Downtown, phone: 919-832-0501, website: 9-447-4000.
  4. The Umstead Hotel, phone: 919-447-4000.

Transportation from Hotel to Symposium Site:

The Wolfline is a free bus service for the NC State campuses and surrounding community.  For those who wish to utilize the Wolfline transportation, the best bus to take from the Aloft hotel is the Route 8 Southeast Loop.  This bus service has a stop across the street from the Aloft hotel and a stop a couple of blocks from the Institute on the Centennial campus. The easiest way to get information about where this bus is would be to download the app:  This app provides real-time information about where the bus currently is (can figure out approximate wait time til next bus arrives).