CCIH 31st Annual Conference: Strengthening Global Health, Faith at the Center

Baltimore, Maryland
Thursday, July 13, 2017



The Charles Commons Building is located at 3301 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218.

The 2017 Conference will be in the Charles Commons Building on Johns Hopkins University's main campus, just minutes from downtown Baltimore. All facilities are air-conditioned and ADA-accessible. 

Please note: if you are registering after June 16, we cannot guarantee housing on the Johns Hopkins University campus. Please see the list of hotel suggestions below.


Charles Commons Building

This year, all registrants will be staying in single-occupancy rooms. Johns Hopkins will provide bath towels, wash cloth, soap, sheets, pillow and case, and a blanket. No double-occupancy rooms are available for 2017.

  • $75/night per person ($65/night for scholarship recipients)
  • Private bedroom with one twin bed
  • 2-4 people per suite
  • 1-2 shared baths per suite
  • Living room & kitchenette with refrigerator in each suite
  • Coin-operated laundry room in building
NOTE: Please bring your own toiletries (e.g. shampoo, conditioner, soap, toothbrush & toothpaste) as these will not be provided. If you wish to cook in your suite, please bring your own cooking supplies, plates and utensils. 
Rooms are only available on Hopkins Campus the nights of July 12, 13, 14 and 15.

Suggestions for hotels if you will be in Baltimore before July 12 and after July 15

If your travel plans result in the need for housing before or after lodging at Johns Hopkins is available, here are some suggestions provided to CCIH by the university:

Colonnade Inn by DoubleTree (two blocks from JHU)

Lord Baltimore Hotel (Not within walking distance, but generally provides a shuttle to JHU)

Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys (Relatively close and generally provides a shuttle to JHU)


Charles Commons is a residential and meeting facility which opened in the fall of 2006. It will serve as our main conference facility, and includes:
- Housing check-in with 24-hour security
- Registration check-in, located in the same area as housing check-in to facilitate communication
- All plenary & breakout rooms
- Lounge areas for networking and relaxation


We have compiled a list of nearby resources for you, in the event you should need to use their services while attending the conference:

Barnes & Noble 
(immediately next door to conference site)
3330 Saint Paul St. (Charles Commons), Baltimore, MD 21218
This location also serves as the campus bookstore. In addition to school apparel and textbooks, it carries a small selection of school and computer supplies, personal care products, greeting cards, and snacks.
Note: there is also a Starbucks Coffee located inside the Barnes & Noble.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm | Sunday 10am-9pm

Eddie's Market 
(one block from conference site)
3117 St. Paul St. Baltimore, MD 21218
Tel: 410-889-1558
This small grocery store/market is just one block from the conference center. In addition to food and deli items, it has a selection of toiletries, over the counter medicine and other items you may need. This is also a great place to go if you need something to eat before or after the dining hall has closed.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 7am-9pm | Sunday 8am-6pm

FedEx Store (two blocks from conference site)
3003 N Charles St  Baltimore, MD 21218 | Tel: 410-467-2454

This location is a convenient 5 minute walk from the conference site. We recommend using this site if you need to make high quality copies of printed materials or to ship items at the end of the conference. Please note that there is no FedEx pickup on Sundays, so your items will be shipped the following Monday.
Hours: Monday-Friday 7am-11pm | Saturday: 8am-9pm | Sunday: 9am-9pm
Latest Drop Offs: Monday-Friday: 6pm | Saturday: 3pm (no Ground pickup) | Sunday: no pickup

Johns Hopkins Federal Credit Union ATM (onsite)
4 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218
Charles Commons Branch Vestibule
This ATM is located right by the conference site.

Bank of America Branch & ATM
3121 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218
This branch is located less than a 5 minute walk from the conference site.

St. Pauls Drycleaners
3120 St Paul St # 6, Baltimore, MD 21218
This dry cleaner location is less than a 5 minute walk from the conference site.
Hours: Friday: 8am - 6:30pm | Saturday: 10am - 6:30pm | Sunday: closed

Super Laundromat
3113 St Paul St, Baltimore, MD 21218
This laundromat is less than a 5 minute walk from the conference site.
Hours: Friday & Saturday: 7:30am - 9:30pm | Sunday: 8am - 9pm

Rite-Aid Pharmacy
3133 Greenmount Ave, Baltimore, MD 21218
This location is about a 10-minute or half mile walk from the conference center. Please note that many personal care products can be found at the Barnes & Nobles or Eddie's Market (see above) in small quantities.
Hours: Sunday-Saturday: 8am - 10pm

Giant Supermarket
Waverly Crossroads, 601 E 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218
This location is about a 10-minute or half mile walk from the conference center. It is located near the Rite-Aid Pharmacy. If you do not have a car, we recommend checking Eddie's Market first for any items you may need.
Hours: Sunday - Saturday: 6am - 12am (11pm on Sundays)


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