Travel and Accommodations

The program will be held at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel, one of the largest university-based conference center hotels of its kind in the country. The Penn Stater, part of Penn State’s Innovation Park, features newly renovated rooms, extensive meeting facilities, and excellent restaurants.

A limited number of rooms have been set aside at the conference location. Call or fax The Penn Stater to make your room reservation. Be sure to identify yourself as a participant in the Designs on e-Learning Conference. Please give the registration clerk the following reservation identification number: ELE0907. Please book your room before August 7, 2008, when the room block will be released.

Room Rates: Single $108, Double $118

To reserve your room or for additional information
    Phone: 800-233-7505 or 814-863-5000
    Fax: 814-863-5002
    Web site:


By air: The State College/University Park Airport is located near the conference site. International guests are urged to fly directly into State College. Call 814-865-5511 or visit for information on flights.

By car: The University Park campus is located within driving distance of many major cities, including Harrisburg (1.5 hrs., 90 mi.), Pittsburgh (3 hrs., 137 mi.), Philadelphia (3.5 hrs., 194 mi.), Baltimore (3.5 hrs., 155 mi.), Washington, D.C. (4 hrs., 190 mi.), New York City (5 hrs., 250 mi.), and Toronto (6.5 hrs., 304 mi.).

Please visit for detailed visitor information, including maps and directions.

Information about visas for international visitors can be found at: