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Gamma Sigma Epsilon

45th Biennial Convention

Travel

By plane:  You can fly to the Baltimore, MD, Airport (BWI). 

By train:  You can take Amtrak to the Baltimore, MD, Airport (BWI). 

We will provide free transportation to/from BWI. Please plan on arriving by 2:30pm on Friday, October 11th and flying home after 12:00pm on Sunday, October 13th. On Friday, take the FREE airport shuttle (about 75% Grey and 25% Black) from the baggage claim or the Amtrack station to the AVIS Rental Car location. A total of four vans will leave the AVIS location between 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM on friday.

Depending upon our time of arrival at Frostburg, we will either take you to the hotel first to check in and then bring you back to FSU or take your directly to FSU for the opening, dinner and games. Afterwards we will return you to the hotel.

If something should happen that delays you, we have a driver who is willing to remain behind. We will have a manifest with your name and contact information with us which we will double check before leaving to make sure that we have left no one in Baltimore. Contact information for our driver will be emailed to all attendees.

Transportation back to BWI will be arranged on Saturday.

By auto:  There will be a message board available for attendees interested in carpooling. Updates on the message board will appear here.

Frosburg is located in Allegany County in scenic Western Maryland.

Directions to Frostburg State University (Use Google Maps!)

From Baltimore, MD and east: take I-70 west to I-68 west at Hancock, MD. Continue to the second exit for Frostburg, Exit 33 (Midlothian/ Braddock Road). Bear right and proceed approximately one mile to the main entrance to the FSU campus.

From Morgantown, WV and west: take I-68 east to Exit 33 (Midlothian/Braddock Road). Turn left onto Braddock Road and proceed approximately one mile, past the main entrance to the campus. Bear left onto Center Street. Immediately past the two residence halls on the left, turn left and go straight into the Diehl Lot.

From Harrisburg, PA and north: take I-81 south to I-70 west at Hagerstown, MD and then I-68 west at Hancock, MD. Continue to the second exit for Frostburg, Exit 33 (Midlothian/ Braddock Road). Bear right and proceed approximately one mile, past the main entrance to the campus. Bear left onto Center Street. Immediately past the two residence halls on the left, turn left and go straight into the Diehl Lot.

From Richmond, VA and south: take I-64 west to I-81 north.  Travel north and then take I-70 west at Hagerstown, MD followed by I-68 west to Exit 33 (Midlothian/Braddock Road). Turn left onto Braddock Road and proceed approximately one mile, past the main entrance to the campus. Bear left onto Center Street. Immediately past the two residence halls on the left, turn left and go straight into the Diehl Lot.

Parking is reserved in the Diehl Lot (between Diehl Hall, the Peforming Arts Center, and the Compton Science Center). Click here to view a campus map.

Lodgings

Rooms have been reserved at the Comfort Inn in Grantsville, MD (2541 Chestnut Ridge Rd  Grantsville, MD 21536).  Note that this is a change from the previously announced arrangements. All rooms are non-smoking.  Rooms are $106.40/night (double beds) or $117.60/night (king bed). Check in is at 3:00 PM. Amenities include: microwave/refrigerator in every room, indoor pool, fitness center, and a full breakfast service from 6:00-9:30 AM. For more information, call 301-895-2972 or visit http://www.comfortinn.com/hotel-grantsville-maryland-MD185?source=rseedca23

Please do not make reservations at the hotel. The registration forms will be utilized to make the room reservations. However, each chapter will be responsible for paying the hotel directly for their room charges, then the voting delegate will be reimbursed for one night if staying with another voting delegate (each delegate would be reimbursed for one night); if a chapter voting delegate stays with someone from his/her own chapter, then we will reimburse for one night only. Unless otherwise specified, each attendee has been placed in a double room with one other attendee.  King rooms have gone to individuals that could not be paired or were with family.

Directions to the Comfort Inn (Use Google Maps!)

From Baltimore, MD and east: take I-70 west to I-68 west at Hancock, MD. Continue to the first exit for Granstville, MD (past Frostburg), Exit 22 (US-219 N / Chestnut Ridge Road). Turn left and proceed across the bridge. The Comfort Inn is on the right.

From Morgantown, WV and west: take I-68 east to second exit for Grantsville, MD, Exit 22 (US-219 N / Chestnut Ridge Road). Turn right. The Comfort Inn is immediately on the right.

From Harrisburg, PA and north: take I-81 south to I-70 west at Hagerstown, MD and then I-68 west at Hancock, MD. Continue to the first exit for Granstville, MD (past Frostburg), Exit 22 (US-219 N / Chestnut Ridge Road). Turn left and proceed across the bridge. The Comfort Inn is on the right.

From Richmond, VA and south: take I-64 west to I-81 north.  Travel north and then take I-70 west at Hagerstown, MD followed by I-68 west to the first exit for Granstville, MD (past Frostburg), Exit 22 (US-219 N / Chestnut Ridge Road). Turn left and proceed across the bridge. The Comfort Inn is on the right.

Directions between FSU and the Hotel

To the Hotel from FSU: turn left from the hotel onto Chestnut Ridge Road. Almost immediately turn right to take the access ramp to I-68 East toward Cumberland. Proceed to the exit for FSU, Exit 33 (Midlothian/Braddock Road). Turn left onto Braddock Road and proceed approximately one mile, past the main entrance to the campus. Bear left onto Center Street. Immediately past the two residence halls on the left, turn left and go straight into the Diehl Lot.

From FSU to the Hotel:  Proceed from Diehl lot. Cross Center Street and turn right at the alley or at Bowery Street just past. Continue straight (or turn left onto) Braddock Road. Continue for approximately one mile, and turn right to get on I-68 West. Take I-68 West to the first exit for Grantsville, MD, Exit 22 (US-219 N / Chestnut Ridge Road). Turn left and proceed across the bridge. The Comfort Inn is on the right.

Travel Reimbursement Form (PDF) - Complete the linked form for each voting delegate and have the delegate bring it to the convention with copies of travel receipts. Alternatively, the form and receipt copuies can be mailed to Dr. George Fisher (mailing address is on the form).

Agenda - Click on the link to view the full agenda. A PDF version of the agenda is available for download.