Workshop participants will stay in SCOTT HOUSE residence
hall (146 West Woodruff Avenue)
in north campus area of Ohio State University.
Each room is air-conditioned with 2 twin beds, a private
bathroom, study room with desk, chair and lamp for each resident,
telephone, and at least one lounge chair (linens are provided).
You have a choice of the following 2 options:
private room: $40/night, $210 for 7 nights
shared room (one roommate): $20/night, $105 for 7 nights
Please note the full weekly rate (7 days) is more cost-effective
than the rate for 6 days. Also, you can stay for July 20-26
or July 21-27 for a one-week payment, and then pay an extra
nightly amount if you choose to stay longer than 7 nights.
Please also note that you will need to pay in full as you
check in. You can pay by cash, credit cards (Visa/Mastercard),
or check (made payable to the Ohio State University).
1. Check-In and Check-Out
Although you will be staying in Scott House, all guests should
check in at the front desk of Drackett Tower (161 Curl Drive).
All guests may check-in anytime after 3:00pm, but must check-out
by 11:00am. Upon check-in, you will receive a key and key
tag that will grant them access into the Scott House.
Reminder: guests will be asked to pay their balance upon
check-in. Cash, credit cards (Visa/Mastercard) or checks (made
payable to the Ohio State University) are acceptable.
A map with the location of these two buildings is available
Please look for the green cluster of buildings in the upper
portion of this map, and you will find Drackett Tower and
Scott House. Alternatively, you can also use the building
to locate these two buildings and Derby Hall (154 North Oval
Mall), where the actual workshop activities will take place.
From the Scott House map, click “south” twice
and you will see Derby Hall (actually located on West 17th
2. Getting to Drackett Tower from the Airport
a. If you do not plan to drive or rent a car in Columbus,
the best way to get to OSU from the airport is by taxi. The
charge for this 8-mile trip should be about US$19.
b. Driving instructions for traveling from the Port Columbus
International Airport (CMH) to Drackett Tower at OSU are as
- Start going towards the AIRPORT EXIT on E 17th AVE/ INTERNATIONAL
- Take the I-670 WEST ramp towards COLUMBUS
- Merge on I-670 WEST
- Take the US-23 NORTH/FOURTH STreet exit, exit #4A
- Bear Right on N 4TH STreet
- Turn Left on E 5TH AVE
- Turn Right on N HIGH STreet
- Turn Left on W WOODRUFF AVE
- Turn Right on CURL DR
Parking on campus is by permit only. Permits are available
for $3 daily, and should be purchased at Drackett Tower upon
your registration and check-in. Please indicate in advance
if you will require a parking permit for the duration of the
Breakfast will be provided Monday through Friday –
all other meals will be your responsibility. Meals may be
purchased from the residence Dining Halls. The dining halls
(dining commons) are cafeteria-style and offer 2 entrees per
meal along with assorted sides, beverages, and a full salad
Emergency phone number: 614-292-8611 (available 24 hrs. a
SMOKING is NOT permitted in the Residence Halls.
No pets are allowed.
B. Off-Campus Hotels
Adjacent to campus:
* Holiday Inn on the Lane
328 West Lane Avenue
Columbus, Ohio 43201
Located directly across from the Ohio State University, free
airport shuttle, heated pool, hot tub, restaurant, lounge,
adjacent jogging track, $99.00 per night.
* University Plaza
3110 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43202
$99.00 King Room, $109.00 double room.
Prices do not include taxes and are subject to change.
II. WORKSHOP LOCATION
On Monday, July 22nd, we will start at 8:00am with breakfast
in Room 1080 of Derby Hall, located in the OSU Geography Department.
If you have any questions, or need additional information,
please contact the workshop coordinator, Dr. Mei-Po Kwan:
firstname.lastname@example.org or Tel
Thank you. Have a great week!