ISA South Sheperdstown 2016, Hotel and Travel

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ISA-South conference attendees are invited to stay at the Clarion Hotel and Conference Center and the Quality Inn of Shepherdstown. A block of rooms have been reserved for October 13, 2016 - October 15, 2016. Please make sure to complete your reservation by September 13th.

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center
233 Lowe Drive | 304.876.7000
This is one of the primary conference hotels, located near the conference venue, Shepherd University.
$103 USD Closed

Be sure to specify that you are part of the International Studies Assoc. room block.
Visit the Clarion Website

 

Quality Inn of Shepherdstown
70 Maddex Square Drive | 304.876.3160
This is one of the primary conference hotels, located near the conference venue, Shepherd University.
$97 USD Closed

Be sure to specify that you are part of the International Studies Assoc. room block.
Visit the Quality Inn Website

 

Directions to Shepherd

Shepherdstown is situated in eastern West Virginia, convenient to Washington, D.C., and to many nearby cities in West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, and Pennsylvania. If you’re driving, here are some of the most frequently used routes to the campus.

By Plane

Shepherdstown can be reached by plane through all of the Washington, DC area airports. However, the shortest travel to Shepherdstown is via Dulles International Airport. All major rental car companies are available at the airport. For further information on rental cars visit http://www.flydulles.com/iad/rental-cars. We will provide a shuttle van between Dulles International Airport and Shepherd University which will run on Friday and Saturday every 2 hours. (A schedule will be made available shortly)

From the North or South

Follow Interstate 81 to Martinsburg, West Virginia, and take Exit 16 East (Route 9 East) into Martinsburg. Turn left onto Route 45 East, and follow Route 45 into Shepherdstown. Proceed through the four-way stop sign.

From the West

Follow Interstate 70 East to Hagerstown, Maryland. In Hagerstown follow Interstate 81 South to Martinsburg, West Virginia, and take Exit 16 East (Route 9 East) into Martinsburg. Turn left onto Route 45 East, and follow Route 45 into Shepherdstown. Proceed through the four-way stop sign.

From the East

Follow Interstate 70 or 270 West from Baltimore, Maryland or Washington, D.C., to Frederick, Maryland, and take Exit 49 (alternate Route 40 West). Follow Alternate Route 40 through Middletown to Boonsboro, Maryland. In Boonsboro turn left onto Route 34, and follow Route 34 through Sharpsburg across the Potomac River into Shepherdstown. Turn left at the four-way stop sign onto Route 45 (German Street).When you get to Shepherdstown, proceed two more blocks on German Street to King Street, the main street of the Shepherd campus. Proceed another block to the intersection of King Street and High Street. Proceed straight. The ISA South Conference site is on King Street, in Erma Ora Byrd Hall the building at the end of the street.

Travel Grants

ISA South will have some limited funds available for travel grants for ISA members. The application process will open following the announcement of the ISA South Program this summer. Please check back then for more information.

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