FEW 2009 Information and Links Page
Local Graduate student organizers
Travel from the
- The 28X
Port Authority Bus leaves directly from the lower level of the
airport and arrives in Oakland. The terminus is CMU so you can
even snooze on the way. It has a dedicated busway that bypasses
most of the traffic on the freeway and costs only $2.75.
- Yellow Cab $40.00-50.00.
Registration Deadline: Please register for on-campus
accommodations by June 12, 2009 at 5:00 PM EST.
- Handled directly by CMU Conference
and Event Services (412) 268-1125. Mention FEW. Our
contact is Bethany Rutter.
- Location: Boss House
- $50.00/night per person in a Double room (1 person per room)
w/ linen in Traditional Room.
- $28.00/night per person per room in a Double room (2 people
per room) w/ linen in Traditional Room.
- Check-In: The
Check-in/out location is Mudge House. The office is open from
8:30 AM - 5:00 PM EST Monday through Friday, with 24 hour on-call
coverage Monday through Sunday. Official check-in time is 3:00 PM
EST and check-out time is 12:00 PM EST. Room key cards are
activated and deactivated based on the above check-in and check-out
times. There is no formal procedure for check-out.
information for dormitory housing.
(i.e., lunch time).
Museums (around the corner). Especially check out the
dinosaurs, the hall of minerals (much
better than it sounds) and the 1:1 scale models of famous buildings in
the hall of architecture (nothing was too good for Andrew's plebians).
- Phipps Conservatory
(across the lawn). New, huge, award-winning rain
forest exhibit. Do it with lunch---nice, sunny cafe and
- Schenley Park
(next door). Lots of wooded trails. Visitor center nice
cafe with canyon view patio. Nice for lunch.
Large-scale beer and