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The Center for Juvenile Justice Reform at McCourt is looking forward to hosting you at the 2017 LEAD Conference: Moving From Research to Policy and Practice to Improve the Lives of Youth (April 6-7). Should you need to refund your ticket for the conference, please do so by Wednesday, March 8. Be advised that the McCourt School will be unable to provide a refund after that date. Thank you!

You are required to make your own hotel arrangements.  The program will take place at the Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center (GUHCC) located on the Georgetown University campus.  See below for more detailed information on 2 nearby hotels: the Hyatt Arlington and Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge.  Please note that all rooms at GUHCC are currently booked.

Hotel Information

The Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge

Strategically located near historic Georgetown at the gateway to Washington DC, the Holiday Inn Rosslyn at Key Bridge provides every service and amenity you need for a comfortable and convenient stay in the nation's capital.  It is conveniently in walking distance from the Rosslyn Metro station, just a few stops away from the city's most exciting attractions. Dining options at the hotel include a restaurant and lounge, a bistro, and several nearby restaurants.  The hotel also offers a 24-hour fitness center, swimming pool, laundry facility, same-day dry cleaning service, and high-speed wireless internet.  Hotel check in is at 3:00 pm and check out is at 12:00 pm.  

The Hyatt Arlington

Centrally located in Arlington, VA, the Hyatt Arlington gives you easy access to the best the city has to offer. See historic monuments and museums, shop trendy Georgetown shops or squeeze in a round of golf after a meeting. With the Rosslyn Metro just one block away, you’re only minutes from top destinations, like Georgetown University, Arlington Cemetery and Washington, DC monuments.

Business and leisure travelers will enjoy premium amenities at our innovative Rosslyn hotel, like free Wi-Fi, self and valet parking, and concierge services. Get in a workout anytime at the 24-hour StayFit™ Gym, enjoy dining at cityhouse, and sip cocktails with a view at Key Bridge Terrace. Make arrangements for gift baskets, theater tickets, or tee-times prior to your arrival by contacting our exclusive Hyatt E-Concierge service.

Getting to Georgetown University

Via Public Transportation (weekdays)

To reach the conference center via Metro, board the Georgetown University Transportation Shuttle (GUTS) at either the Rosslyn or Dupont Circle Metro stops. When boarding the Shuttle, inform the driver that you are attending an event at the University Conference Center. The shuttle begins operating at 6:15 a.m., runs every 10 minutes, and will drop you off on the campus very near the Conference Center. Allow a minimum of 25 minutes to reach the Center from either of the Metro stops. You may want to download Georgetown University's mobile apps for either Android or Apple devices, which include maps of campus, bus schedules, and more.

From Dupont Circle (Red Line):

  • There are two exits at the DuPont Circle Station. Use the Q Street exit.
  • Exit via the escalator.
  • At the top of the escalator, turn left and cross 20th Street
  • Turn left, walk down 20th Street, and take the first right onto Massachusetts Avenue.
  • There is no sign for the stop, but the shuttle will stop on Massachusetts just past 20th Street. Wait near the green fire hydrant.
  • This GUTS bus typically runs on weekdays only. Check the GUTS schedule for weekend service.

From Rosslyn (Orange or Blue Line):

  • Take the escalator out the only exit from the Rosslyn station.
  • Turn right at the top of the escalator and walk toward the street.
  • When you get to the street (N. Moore Street), turn left.
  • Cross 19th Street and you will see a sign for the Georgetown University Shuttle.
  • The stop is at the intersection of N. Moore and 19th.
  • This GUTS bus typically runs on weekdays only. Check the GUTS schedule for weekend service.

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Via Public Transportation (weekends)

If you would like to take a bus from the Dupont Circle or Rosslyn metro stations on the weekends, use the DC Circulator. The closest bus stop to Georgetown University is at 34th St. and M St. (for southbound route to Rosslyn) and 33rd and M St. (for northbound route to Dupont). Other buses that run close to the campus include the D1, D2, D6 and the G2.

Visit: http://www.dccirculator.com/ for maps and more information on the Circulator. For all other DC public transportation, visit http://www.wmata.com for maps, timetables, and trip planners.

Taxi

If your taxi driver is not familiar with the GUHCC, ask to be taken to the Georgetown University Hospital, which is adjacent to the GUHCC.

Uber

It can be difficult to get a cab leaving the GUHCC. We recommend using UberX or Uber, which provide app-based car services and will pick you up at a location of your choosing. UberX are drivers utilizing their own vehicles and rates are typically lower than DC taxis, Uber drivers are off-duty town cars and rates are typically higher than DC taxis. For more information, and to download the app, visit: http://www.uber.com.

Driving Directions

Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center
3800 Reservoir Road, N.W. Washington, DC 20057

Navigating in the Washington, DC metro area can be challenging.  In addition to heavy traffic, the area has many one-ways, diagonals, roundabouts, roadways that reverse direction during rush hour, toll roads, roads that change names, and HOV lanes or highways with variable rules.  Drivers are strongly encouraged to travel with maps or GPS. Click here for a link to the hotel and conference center on Google Maps.

From Virginia and Washington National/ Reagan Airport

Driving Directions: Take George Washington Parkway North. Follow signs for Key Bridge/Route 50. Follow the road until the Key Bridge exit. You will want to be in the left lane as you cross over Key Bridge. At the end of Key Bridge, take a left at the light. This is M Street, which becomes Canal Road. Follow the road as it bears to the right and go up the hill. Go through the light – you are on Foxhall Rd. At the third light take a right onto Reservoir Rd. Follow Reservoir Rd. until you get to Entrance #1 of Georgetown University Hospital, turn right. Follow the road straight back, it will dead end into a parking garage. This is the Leavey/Georgetown University Conference Center Building. Enter the parking garage and turn right. In front of you will be the door to the Conference Center Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the Conference Center Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings. Call our directions line at (202) 687-5452 for directions from the airport and other locations. (See below for further parking information.)

From Virginia and Washington Dulles Airport – IAD

Driving Directions: Follow the Dulles Airport Access Road to I-66 (I-66 is HOV only (2 or more people) during these times: Eastbound: 6:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.; Westbound: 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.). Take I-66 east to the Key Bridge exit. You will want to be in the left lane as you cross over the Key Bridge. At the end of the Key Bridge, take a left at the light. This is M Street, which becomes Canal Road. Follow the road up the hill as it bears to the right. Go straight through the light – you are on Foxhall Rd. At the third light take a right onto Reservoir Rd. Follow Reservoir Rd. until you get to Entrance #1 of Georgetown University Hospital, turn right. Follow the road straight back, it will dead-end into a parking garage. This is the Leavey/Georgetown University Conference Center Building. Enter the parking garage and turn right. In front of you will be the door to the Conference Center Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the Conference Center Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings Call our directions line at (202) 687-5452 for directions from the airport or other locations. (See below for further parking information.)

From Maryland and Baltimore-Washington International Airport – BWI

Driving Directions: Follow I-95 South to I-495. Take the I-495 West Exit towards Silver Spring. Continue towards Virginia on I-495 South. Follow to Cabin John Parkway Exit 40 (Glen Echo). Continue on the Parkway past Chain Bridge Rd. and take a left at the next light. This is Arizona Ave. At the top of the hill, take a right onto MacArthur Blvd. When the road divides bear left onto Reservoir Rd. Follow Reservoir Rd. until you get to Entrance #1 of Georgetown University Hospital, turn right. Follow the road straight back, it will dead-end into a parking garage. This is the Leavey/Georgetown University Conference Center Building. Enter the parking garage and turn right. In front of you will be the door to the Conference Center Elevator. If you need to drive directly to the Conference Center Entrance, you will need to turn right before you enter the parking garage. The entrance is under the green awnings. Call our directions line at (202) 687-5452 for directions from the airport and other locations. (See below for further parking information.)

Parking

Parking in the Leavey Parking Garage costs $25 per day.  Once you park, take the elevator to the Lobby Level and take a left down the stairs. You will exit near the front desk of the Conference Center.  Because parking is limited, we recommend taking alternate forms of transportation to the GUHCC. ATMs are located off the hotel lobby.

Parking is also available in the Southwest Parking Garage at a cost of $22 per day. This garage is cash only. This garage can be accessed by entering the Georgetown campus at the Canal Road entrance near the Key Bridge (the entrance is next to the large rock reading “Hoya Saxa” - Use 3611 Canal Road as the address for directions using GPS). From there, follow the signs to the Southwest Parking Garage. From the garage, it is a 5-10 minute walk north across the Georgetown University campus to the Conference Center. Click here for additional information on parking at Georgetown.