Transportation, Meals, & Housing


The conference is located at the Oberlin Conservatory of Music in Oberlin, OH.

Oberlin Conservatory of Music
77 W College St
Oberlin, OH 44074

The nearest airport is the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE).

The conference begins with opening registration at 8:00am on Thursday, June 6. The closing session finishes at 5:00pm on Saturday, June 8.


A shuttle is available between the airport and campus. Tickets/reservations are required.

Outside of the times listed below, discounted private car service can also be arranged through this vendor. See their reservation page for more information.

  • Departs airport at 5:00pm
  • Departs airport at 10:00pm
  • Departs Oberlin at 5:00pm (arrive at airport around 5:45pm)
  • Departs Oberlin at 8:00am (arrive at airport around 8:45am)


On the Oberlin campus, free parking is available in the Conservatory Lot (enter on N. Professor St.) or in the Gray Gables lot (enter on W. College St.). (See the map on our website.)

Important: The commercial-district parking lot to the East of the Conservatory (with entrances off of W. College and N. Main St.) is for retail shopping parking only. If you park in this lot for Conservatory events, you risk being ticketed or towed.

Do not park in the faculty lot located to the east of Dascomb, you will be ticketed or towed.

Oberlin Campus Map

Meals & Dining

Coffee and light refreshments will be available each morning of the conference.

Special events with dinner are available on Thursday and Friday. Outside of these events, we encourage you to explore the dining options that Oberlin has to offer.

Oberlin has a variety of fare to satisfy almost any palate—from standard burgers and fries and family-style dishes to Asian, Middle Eastern, and vegetarian cuisine. State Route 58 is Oberlin’s center of town. Most of these eateries are situated throughout downtown Oberlin along Main Street. Others are within a mile of the downtown area. Choose your spot and walk, bike, or park for free.

Conference Housing

Campus housing is in Dascomb Hall. The nearest public parking lot is the Gray Gables lot (directly across the street from the dorm, enter on W. College St.). 

Do not park in the faculty lot located to the east of Dascomb, you will be ticketed or towed.

Check in at the conference registration table when you arrive. After 8:00 pm on Wednesday, check in at Oberlin Campus Safety (located in Dascomb Hall, at the back of the building, on the north side).

Housing Amenities

  • Linens (bed sheets and towels)
  • Each hallway has shared bathroom, with individual showers

Questions about conference housing? Contact us at

Check in/Check out

  • Housing check in begins at 5pm on Wednesday, June 5.
  • Saturday checkout: Check out by 2pm (we will have a luggage storage room available)
  • Sunday checkout: Check out by 10am on Sunday, June 9.