University of Maryland

Big Ten Development Conference

Join us for three days of dynamic professional development and networking with Big Ten Development Conference colleagues. In addition to interactive and insightful conference sessions, we look forward to showing you our best Terp hospitality with a peek into all the University of Maryland and our national capital region have to offer.


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July 21-23, 2020

The University of Maryland, College Park

The University of Maryland Division of University Relations looks forward to hosting you in College Park.

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Tentative Agenda*

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Guest Arrival and Check-in - The Hotel at the University of Maryland

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Welcome Reception - Top of the 7s, The Hotel at the University of Maryland

8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Conference Sessions and Meals - University of Maryland

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Dinner at Sequoia Restaurant - Georgetown Waterfront, Washington, D.C.

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Conference Sessions and Meals - University of Maryland

*Agenda subject to change.


Where to Stay

The Hotel At University of Maryland

The Hotel at the University of Maryland

Registered conference participants can enjoy a discounted standard room rate of $169 (plus tax). Book your room early to take advantage of this offer. Valid through Monday, June 22, 2020 or until room block is full.

Reserve online or by calling 844.954.6835 and using booking code 187325 when making your reservations.

The Hotel at the University of Maryland
7777 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
301.277.7777

Local Airports

It is possible to get to College Park via public transportation from the airports although it does involve several changes along the way. The airport requiring the least rail transfers to UMD is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.

Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport

B30 metrobus to Greenbelt Metro is $3.10 cash, and exact change is needed. Then Greenbelt Metro to College Park Metro stop (Green Line, only one stop) is $3.00 (Smart Trip Fare; farecards are available for purchase at all metro stations). For information on other metro fares, please visit Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website (wmata.com).

Also, the MARC-Penn-line trains connect BWI airport with the New Carrollton Train Station. Please visit MARC website for MARC-Penn-line fares.

Taxi: 25 miles / 40 kilometers. Approximately $60

Reagan National Airport

Public Transportation
Reagan National Metro (Yellow Line) to College Park Metro (Green Line) is $3.35 (less if not during rush hour). Switch from Yellow Line to Green Line at L'Enfant Plaza Metro.

Taxi: 15 miles / 25 kilometers. Approximately $30

Dulles International Airport

Public Transportation
Washington Flyer Bus to West Falls Church Metro $9; then West Falls Church Metro (Orange Line) to College Park Metro (Green Line) is $3.90 (less if not during rush hour). Switch from Orange Line to Green Line at L'Enfant Plaza Metro.

Taxi: 58 miles / 67 kilometers. Washington Flyer Taxi approximately $80

About Maryland

The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 377,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.

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