Travel Information

Airport Information

Fly into Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP). Arrive at least one day prior to the workshop and schedule a flight that departs no earlier than 6 p.m. on the second day of the workshop to allow adequate time for travel to and check-in at the airport.




Hotel Information

**NOTE: Contact the hotel directly via telephone and ask for University of Minnesota rates (UMN Rate plan).


Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
(about three to four blocks from NCC)
1500 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454

P: 800.448.3663
P: 612.333.4646



Aloft Minneapolis(about two blocks from NCC)
900 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415

P: 612.455.8400
F: 612.455.8410




Ground Transportation

Ground transportation options are available in the lower level of the airport. Follow signs to the baggage claim/ground transportation area.

  • Taxi fare is approximately $40.
  • Super Shuttle
  • Light Rail METRO Blue Line travels from the airport to downtown Minneapolis. Exit at U.S. Bank Stadium Station and call your hotel to request a shuttle.