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Traveling to Penn State

By Air

The State College/University Park Airport (airport code: SCE) is located near the conference site. Call 814-865-5511 or visit the State College/University Park Airport website for information on flights. We recommend that you make the State College/University Park Airport your final airport destination. Please inquire with your hotel if they offer courtesy airport transportation. Taxis are often located outside of the airport baggage claim area, curbside. Participants are responsible for arranging ground transportation between the airport, hotels, and conference site. Please view this University Park Airport Taxis and Shuttles page.

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.). See our Visitors and Neighbors website for detailed visitor information, including maps.

By Bus

The following companies provide bus service between major cities to State College, Pennsylvania: Greyhound and Megabus

Visitor Information

Penn State’s Visitor’s Guide
Penn State Creamery
Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau
Bryce Jordan Center
The State Theatre
Mount Nittany Conservancy
Rothrock State Forest
Penn’s Cave
StateCollege.com
HappyValley.com

Visa Information

Please read this travel information if you are an international participant arriving from outside the United States.

Note: Obtaining U.S. visas may require a visit to a U.S. consulate or embassy, payment of a fee, and significant wait time. Please contact your local U.S. consulate or embassy for the most up-to-date information.

Letter of Invitation

If you require an official letter of invitation in order to attend the ESC 2015, please write to the ESC 2015 program manager Nancy Shiffler Abel.

Note: A letter of invitation is provided only after you have completed your registration for ESC 2015. Please include the following in your request: your name, professional title, institution, business address, and email address. The letter of invitation will be provided by email.