Midwest Commutative Algebra Conference

Outside West Lafayette

Purdue University
West Lafayette, Indiana
August 3 - 7, 2015

Practical Information

You can find a Purdue University campus map by clicking here.

If you have a car, visitor parking is available at various campus locations, but the primary area for visitor parking is the Grant Street Parking Garage, adjacent to the Purdue Memorial Union. Grant Street Parking Garage fees are as follows: 0-30 minutes - $1.00; 30-60 minutes - $3.00; thereafter $1.00 each additional hour. Maximum of $10.00 a day.
Visitors may also purchase a daily permit from the Parking Facilities Office online or by visiting the office at the Purdue West Shopping Center, 1404 W. State St., West Lafayette, IN 47906. A daily permit allows visitors to park in any of the parking garages normally reserved for "A" permits, which excludes Grant Street Parking Garage. The Parking Facilities Office is open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Parking in the Grant Street Parking Garage is free if you stay in the Union Club Hotel. For more information visit the Purdue University Visitor Information page.

If you travel by plane, you will want to fly into Indianapolis. There is convenient shuttle service from the airport directly to the Purdue Memorial Union. The shuttle leaves from the Ground Transportation Center across from the main terminal. At the ground transportation area Lafayette shuttles load in Zone 5 and depart every two hours from 6:30 am to 10:30 pm (Lafayette Limo, www.lafayettelimo.com) and every two hours from 6:20 am to 10:20 pm (Star of America, www.soashuttle.com). It is advisable to make a reservation, though not strictly necessary. There is also shuttle service from O'Hare Airport in Chicago to the Purdue Airport (Express Air Coach, www.expressaircoach.com) and to the Purdue Union (Lafayette Limo, www.lafayettelimo.com). A reservation and payment in advance are required.