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Lodging and Travel

Welcome to beautiful Morgantown, WV, home to 30,000 full-time residents and 30,000 West Virginia University students! We are glad you are here!

The WVU Morgantown campus is in a town that named “No. 1 Small City in America” by for its exceptional quality of life. Morgantown, population 30,855, was also rated the ninth-best college town in America by Business Insider and is within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. The conference committee welcomes you to this beautiful town.

Blocks of rooms have been reserved for the ASEE NCS Conference attendees at each of the hotels listed below for the following length of stay options:

One (1) Night: Friday, March 24, 2023
Check-in: Fri 3/24/2023
Check-out: Sat. 3/25/2023

Two (2) Nights: Friday, March 24, 2023 and Saturday, March 25, 2023
Check-in: Fri 3/24/2023
Check-out: Sunday 3/26/2023

You have options regarding both the hotel choice and the length of stay.

Hotel Reservations

Holiday Inn – University Area

Front view of the Holiday Inn - University Area

1188 Pineview Dr., Morgantown, WV 26505, USA

NOTE: The Holiday Inn provides shuttle service within a 5-mile radius; the conference location at the Evansdale Crossing building on the WVU Evansdale Campus is within their shuttle radius, as are the shops and restaurants of the Suncrest Towne Center. ASEE NCS Conference attendees also receive a voucher for breakfast in the on-site restaurant (Smokin’ J’s).

Book the Holiday Inn with ASEE Conference Rates

Hampton Inn and Suites/University Town Centre

Hampton Inn

325 Granville Square, Morgantown, WV 26501, USA

Note: Breakfast included

Book the Hampton Inn and Suites with ASEE Conference Rates


Getting to Morgantown

Morgantown is located in the northern part of West Virginia (five miles from Mason-Dixon Line) at the intersection of interstate highways I-79 and I-68. The city is conveniently located approximately 75 miles (120 km) from Pittsburgh (PA) International Airport (code PIT); about 200 miles (320 km) from Dulles International Airport (code IAD), in Washington, D.C.; about 300 miles (483 km) from Niagara Falls, New York; approximately 380 miles (611 km) from Newark Liberty International Airport (cod EWR), in Newark, New Jersey; and about 400 miles (643 km) from John F. Kennedy International Airport (cod - JFK), in New York, New York.


The closest airport to the meeting headquarters is Hart Field Morgantown Municipal Airport (code MGW). Daily flights are offered to and from the Washington D.C. Dulles International Airport and Pittsburgh International Airport. The conference center is about 10 minutes away (by bus or taxi) from Hart Field Airport.


For ease of convenience, the Grey Line Mountain Bus runs a shuttle from Pittsburgh International Airport to Morgantown at least twice a day. The nearest shuttle stop is Mountaineer Station from the conference venue. View the Route 29 Schedule.

The Greyhound bus also stops at Mountaineer Station in Morgantown, WV.


Connellsville, Pennsylvania, and Greensburg, Pennsylvania, have Amtrak stations that are located 37 miles (59.2 km) and 64 miles (102.4 km) from Morgantown, respectively.


Personal Rapid Transit (PRT) system is a unique on-demand automated means of transportation for Morgantown community to travel inside the city. It connects Downtown, Evansdale (Evansdale Crossing) and Health Sciences (Mountaineer Station) campus of West Virginia University. You can travel through PRT from Mountaineer Station to Evansdale Campus for free to arrive at the conference venue.

Morgantown Area Information

Morgantown, WV has something for everyone! Please use this page as a guide to your full Morgantown weekend experience.

Shopping/Dining/Professional Services/Activities

Suncrest Towne Centre (near the Holiday Inn – University Area hotel)

University Town Centre (Location of the Hampton Inn and Suites/University Town Centre)

Recreational Activities

Things to do in Greater Morgantown, WV (Arts, History, Outdoor Adventures, Kid-Friendly Activities)

Ride the PRT (great for travelling between the Evansdale and Downtown campuses)!

Places to visit near our campus

Core Arboretum

WVU Art Museum

WVU Planetarium and Observatory

USS WV Mast and Memorial (on the downtown campus of WVU, across for the Mountainlair)

JFK Memorial on the Mon River Rail-Trail in Star City (near the riverfront)

Mon River Trails Conservancy (Morgantown) Rail Trail, Mon River Trail Maps

Sky Rock at Dorsey’s Knob Park

Coopers Rock State Forest