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McNamara Alumni Center
The Alumni Center is located in the heart of the University campus, one block from the Graduate Minneapolis Hotel, and easy walk to pubs and restaurants. Parking (PDF map) is available in an adjacent ramp (online map) connected by tunnel to the Alumni Center. The ramp entrance is on University Ave.

The McNamara Alumni Center is located at 200 Oak St. SE, Minneapolis, MN, 55455. Phone: 612 624 9831.


Days Hotel: University Ave SE                                                                                                                          
A limited number of rooms are available at a reduced price.  The Days Hotel discount rate is $105 a night for the nights of Thursday, July 19th and Friday, July 20th only. Mention the Genome Writers Guild when you call to make your reservation.                
Days Hotel, 2407 University Ave SE Univ Ave SE and Washington Ave, Mpls, MN 55414
Phone: 612 623 9303                                                                                                                                              

DoubleTree by Hilton, Minneapolis-University Area                                                                             
Double Tree Hotel, 511 Huron Blvd. SE, Mpls, MN, 55414                                                               
Phone: 612 504 3000 

Graduate Minneapolis
Graduate Hotel, 615 Washington Avenue SE, Mpls, MN 55414
Phone: 612 379 8888


Getting There

The Alumni Center is located in the heart of the University of Minnesota campus. Those of you flying into the Minneapolis-St Paul International Airport (MSP) can take the Light Rail Blue Line to US Bank Stadium Station, then switch over to the Green Line and get off at East Bank Station. The Alumni Center is a five minute walk from East Bank Station.