Travel & Lodging
Union College is located in the city of Schenectady in New York’s Capital District 25 minutes west of Albany. It is 10 miles and 20 minutes from the Albany Airport and easily accessible from the Amtrak train station in Schenectady. If you are driving, click here to view maps and directions.
We have a block of hotels set aside at the Hampton Inn, 450 State Street, Schenectady, NY 12305. Please call 518-377-4500 to make a reservation and be sure to mention the Union College ELE Symposium or use the group code ELE (group rate is valid through May 1, 2019). There are many other lodging options in the Capital District within a 30 minute drive of Union College’s campus. View Union College NY in a larger map.
We will have a shuttle that runs from the Symposium Hotel (details above) to campus on both symposium days. The shuttle will make several trips throughout the hour beginning with the times indicated.
Friday, May 31, 2019:
11:00AM Hampton Inn to Old Chapel Circle
8:30PM Old Chapel Circle to Hampton Inn
Saturday, June 1, 2019:
7:45AM Hampton Inn to Old Chapel Circle
5:15PM Old Chapel Circle to Hampton Inn
6:15PM Hampton Inn to Post-Symposium Restaurant
8:30PM Post-Symposium Restaurant to Hampton Inn
On Friday and Saturday, attendees can park in any of the parking lots that are open to visitors: Visitor Parking Lots (marked in purple). The lots that are most convenient for the Wold Center are those along East Lane and Alexander Lane.