Schedule and Location - NCHO RA Drive-In Conference

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Conference Schedule

8 a.m. – 9 a.m. Continental Breakfast and Check In
9 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. Welcome and Roll Call
10 a.m. – 10:50 a.m. Session 1
11 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. Session 2
12 noon – 1:30 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker
1:40 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Session 3
2:40 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Session 4
3:40 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Session 5
4:40 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Service Project and Swap Shop
5:25 p.m. – 6 p.m. Closing

Conference Location and Directions

a roadside sign for Centennial campusThe RA Drive In Conference will be held on Centennial Campus at NC State University. Most of the sessions will be held in the James B. Hunt Library and Engineering Buildings I, II, and III (EB1, EB2, EB3). The physical address for the Hunt Library is 1070 Partners Way, Raleigh, NC 27606.

If you are approaching NC State from I-40 from counties west of Raleigh:

  1. Take exit 298A to merge onto Wade Avenue toward I-440/US-1 North
  2. Turn right onto Faircloth St (Faircloth turns into Gorman)
  3. Turn left onto Western Blvd
  4. Turn right onto Varsity Drive
  5. Turn right onto Partners Way

If you are approaching NC State from I-40 from counties east of Raleigh:

  1. Take exit 297 for Lake Wheeler Rd.
  2. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Raleigh and merge onto Lake Wheeler Rd.
  3. Turn left onto Centennial Pkwy.
  4. Turn left onto Achievement Dr.
  5. Turn right onto Main Campus Dr.
  6. Take the first right onto Campus Shore Dr.
  7. Campus Shore Dr. turns slightly left and becomes Partners Way

Parking

Parking is available in the Oval West Deck, in front of Engineering Building 1 (EB1). View the attached map for assistance. Directional signs will be posted among major Centennial Campus entrances leading all conference delegates to the appropriate parking location.

Accessibility

Requests for special accommodations should be made in advance of the RA Drive In Conference. However, if you have accessibility concerns or questions, please send us an email.

Overnight Accommodations

NC State University Housing is pleased to offer overnight accommodations at our on-campus guest rooms in the Avent Ferry Complex. Guest rooms are a comfortable, convenient and economical alternative for guests who want to stay close to campus. If you choose to reserve one or more guest rooms for your delegation, please enter the following when filling out the "NC State Affiliation" portion of the Guest Room Reservation Request form.

Host First Name: RA Drive-In Conference
Host Last Name: NCHO
Department or Organization: University Housing

We are holding a limited number of rooms in our inventory for the RA Drive-In Conference, and rooms will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis.

Guest rooms in Avent Ferry are $32.50 per night. Each room has two full-size beds, dresser, desk, telephone (with local phone service only), cable television, alarm clock, private bathroom, wired internet, and efficiency kitchen furnished with a refrigerator, coffee maker, and microwave. Full linen package is provided, and a coin-operated laundry is available on the first floor of Avent Ferry Building F.

Hotel: University Housing's Avent Ferry Guest Rooms
Price Level: $
Website: http://www.ncsu.edu/housing/conferences/guests.php
Phone Number: (919) 515-4398
Street Address: 2110 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh NC 27607
Distance from Centennial Campus: 1.1 miles

Off-Campus Accommodations near NC State University Campus

Arrangements for off-campus accommodations will need to be managed by the visiting delegation. Below is a list of area hotels near NC State University.

Hotel: Double Tree by Hilton Brownstone Raleigh
Price Level: $$
Website: http://www.brownstonehotel.com/
Phone Number: (919) 828-0811
Street Address: 1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh NC 27605
Distance from Centennial Campus: 2.3 miles

Hotel: Ramada Inn - Blue Ridge
Price Level: $
Website: http://www.blueridge.pmcproperties.com/
Phone Number: (919) 832-4100
Street Address: 1520 Blue Ridge Drive, Raleigh NC 27607
Distance from Centennial Campus: 3.7 miles

Hotel: Clarion Hotel State Capitol Raleigh
Price Level: $
Website: http://www.raleighclarion.com/
Phone Number: (919) 832-0501
Street Address: 320 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Distance from Centennial Campus: 3.3 miles

Hotel: Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown
Price Level: $$$
Website: http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/north-carolina/hampton-inn-and-suites-raleigh-downtown-RDUDWHX/index.html
Phone Number: (919) 825-4770
Street Address: 600 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC 27603
Distance from Centennial Campus: 3.6 miles

Hotel: Holiday Inn Express - Raleigh SW NC State
Price Level: $$
Website: http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/raleigh/rdugs/hoteldetail
Phone Number: (919) 854-0001
Street Address: 3741 Thistledown Drive, Raleigh NC 27606
Distance from Centennial Campus: 2.2 miles

Hotel: Days Inn - Raleigh Downtown
Price Level: $
Website: http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/north-carolina/raleigh/days-inn-raleigh-downtown/hotel-overview
Phone Number: (919) 828-9081
Street Address: 300 North Dawson Street, Raleigh NC 27603
Distance from Centennial Campus: 3.5 miles