The 30th Annual

Workshop in Geometric Topology

Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan
June 13 - 15, 2013


Housing and Travel Information


Prince Conference Center

Housing is available at the Prince Conference Center on the Calvin College campus. Hotel rooms in the Prince Center are equipped with either two queen beds or one king bed. The cost for each room is $77.00 per night (up to four occupants). A complimentary deluxe continental breakfast is included. Participants who are requesting financial support from the workshop are encouraged to share rooms.

Make all reservations directly with the Prince Center by calling either 616-526-7200 or 866-526-7200 (toll-free). In order to receive the conference rate, mention that you are coming for the "Workshop in Geometric Topology" when you make your reservation. Room reservations should be made by May 15, 2013. On that date the block of rooms that has been set aside for workshop participants will be released. It is possible that rooms will still be available after May 15, but it cannot be guaranteed.

Air travel

The Gerald R. Ford Airport (GRR) is located just 15 minutes from campus and is served by most major airlines.

Airport shuttle

The Prince Conference Center provides complimentary shuttle service from the airport, but you must make prior arrangments with them in order to take advantage of this service. Click here for more information about how to sign up for the free airport shuttle.

Other forms of transportation

Grand Rapids is easily reached by car from Chicago or Detroit (click here for driving directions). Another good option is the high speed car ferry from Milwaukee to Muskegon (lake-express.com). There is daily Amtrak rail service between Grand Rapids and Chicago (the Pere Marquette).