2012 ACDFA New England Conference

New London, CT
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
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NOTEDownload "Registration Instructions" and "Updating Registrations"
to aid in the registration process.


TRAVEL INFORMATION

BY CAR
Approximate Driving Times

New York City - 3 hours
Albany - 3 1/2 hours
Boston - 2 hours
Hartford - 1 hour
Newport - 1 1/2 hours
Providence - 1 hour
Springfield - 1 1/2 hours
Philadelphia - 5 hours
Hyannis - 2 hours

From Albany, NY (about 3.5 hours) and points Northwest: Take I-90 East (toward Boston) to Springfield, MA exit to I-91 South to Hartford. In Hartford, take Route 2 South toward New London/Norwich, and pick up I-395 South. Take exit 78 onto Route 32 South. College entrance is 3 miles on right.

From New York City (about 3 hours) and the West:
Exit 83 from I-95 Northbound. Turn left at the end of the ramp, proceed up hill to intersection, and then take right at light onto Route 32 North. College entrance is one mile on left.

From Boston (about 2.5 hours), Providence (1 hour) and the East: Take I-95 South. Just over the Groton Gold Star Bridge, take Exit 84 North from southbound I-95 to Route 32 North. College entrance is one mile on left.

From Worcester (about 1.5 hours) and points North: Take I-395 South to Exit 78 onto Route 32 South. College entrance is 3 miles on right.

From Hartford (1 hour) and points north (Western MA, VT): I-91 South to Hartford. Take I-84 East to Route 2 East to I-395 South. Take Exit 78 onto Route 32 South. College entrance is 3 miles on right.

From the Cross Sound/Long Island Ferry (15 minutes): Exit the ferry slip area and take a right on Water Street. Follow the signs for Route 32 North. College entrance is one mile on left.

BY PLANE
Airports serving the region, in order of proximity and ease of access to Connecticut College campus:
T. F. Green Airport, Providence, RI (PVD);
Logan Airport, Boston, MA (BOS);
Bradley International Airport, (BDL) Hartford, CT;
John F. Kennedy International Airport, (JFK) and LaGuardia (LGA), New York City
Groton-New London Airport (GON) offers no commercial service at this time.

BY TRAIN
For information on traveling to New London via train, please check the Amtrak Web site for more information. New London's Union Station is less than 10 minutes from campus by taxi or car.

Download or view a copy of the Connecticut College Campus Map.

Visit Connecticut's Mystic Country for area information and transportation details.
  



PARKING






LODGING  

We have secured block booking at four hotels.
When making your reservation, indicate that you are with Connecticut College ACDFA to get the reduced rates quoted below.
Please note, we don't recommend you walk to campus from these hotels.


           NEW LONDON PLAZA HOTEL
1-860-443-7000
35 Governor Winthrop Boulevard, New London, CT
  • Standard Double Room: $94* (4 people/room)
  • Hot Breakfast included
  • Restaurant in lobby
  • Indoor Pool & Fitness Center
  • Check in 3pm, check out 11am
  • 2 miles to campus (5 minutes)
  • *The above rates are subject to the appropriate taxes, which are currently 15% sales tax.
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY 4pm on January 4, 2012


MYSTIC MARRIOTT HOTEL & SPA

1-860-446-2600 or 1-866-449-7390
625 North Road (Route 117), Groton, CT
www.mysticmarriott.com
  • Standard Double Room: $119* (4 people/room)
  • Starbucks & Restaurant in lobby
  • Indoor Pool & Fitness Center
  • Check in 4pm, check out 11am
  • 5.6 miles to campus (10 minutes)
  • *The above rates are subject to the appropriate taxes, which are currently 15% sales tax.
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY 4 pm on January 11, 2012.


SPRINGHILL SUITES
1-860-439-0151 (please indicate you are with Connecticut College ACDFA)
401 North Frontage Rd., Waterford, CT
http://www.marriott.com
  • Deluxe Guest Room: $99* (4 people/room) 
  • Extra Person Charge: $10.00/person over 4 people/room
  • Hot Breakfast Buffet included
  • Includes small refrigerator, microwave, coffee-maker
  • Indoor Pool & Fitness Center
  • Check in 3pm, check out 12pm
  • 2.2 miles to campus (5 minutes)
  • *The above rates are subject to the appropriate taxes, which are currently 15% sales tax.
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY January 20, 2012.


CLARION INN
1-860-442-0631 (please indicate you are with Connecticut College ACDFA)
269 North Frontage Rd., New London, CT
clarioninn.com
  • Double Guest Room: $80* (4 people/room) 
  • Continental Breakfast included
  • Indoor Pool & Fitness Center
  • Check in 3pm, check out 11pm
  • 2.2 miles to campus (5 minutes)
  • *The above rates are subject to the appropriate taxes, which are currently 15% sales tax.
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY January 8, 2012.


COURTYARD MARRIOTT NORWICH
860-866-2600 (please indicate you are with Connecticut College ACDFA)
181 West Town Street, Norwich, CT
www.courtyardmarriott.com

  • Standard Double Room: $90*
  • Check in 3pm, check out 12pm
  • On-site Dining for Breakfast & Dinner / The Bistro
  • 12.9 miles to campus (17 minutes)
  • *The above rates are subject to the appropriate taxes, which are currently 15% sales tax.
RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY January 9, 2012.



 
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Payment Instructions

  • All checks should be payable to:
    Connecticut College Dance Department
    with "ACDFA" in the memo



    Send payment to:
    Aimee Couture/ACDFA
    Connecticut College 
    Dance Department
    Box 5204
    270 Mohegan Avenue
    New London, CT 06320










ACDFA gratefully acknowledges the support of the following sponsors:
                                                                                               
ACDFA Lifetime Members: Judy Allen, Jean Baxter, Jeanne Beaman, B.J. Bray, Mary Cochran, Abby Fiat, Barry Fischer, Lonny Gordon, Luke Kahlich, Joanne Lawrence, Paula Levine, Rhythm McCarthy, Ann Sanders, Russell Sandifer, Brent Schneider, Dorothy Silver (deceased), Jan Simonds, and Alcine Wiltz.