Dorm Check-in

Check-in at the dorms will begin Monday, May 28 at 3pm at Etheridge Hall. If you arrive at any time between then and 1:30am Tuesday, there will be someone at Etheridge Hall to check you in; if you arrive after 1:30am Tuesday, please call 513-330-1717. Parking passes will be provided at check-in for those who need them.

If you opted to stay at the dorms and you are taking a shuttle from the airport, the driver will bring you directly to Etheridge Hall. For those driving themselves, the address is 601 Maple Street, Oxford, OH 45056.

Other accommodation

There are several hotels in Oxford, including

All are within walking distance of at most 20 minutes from the conference site. We may not be able to reimburse all hotel costs, but we expect to be able to cover $46 / night (the cost of a dorm).

In addition to these hotels, some rooms are available at Hueston Woods Lodge. Please be aware, however, that Hueston Woods is about 15 minutes from the conference location, by car.


The closest airports are Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) and Dayton International Airport (DAY), both of which are about 1 hour away from Miami University by car. Shuttles specifically for GPOTS will be running on a regular schedule between both airports and the university; more information on that will be placed here later. Some local taxi companies are listed below.

  • College Cabs and Town Taxi are taxi services operating out of Oxford which offer airport rides for around $70.
  • Uber and Lyft both operate around Oxford and offer rides to and from the airport for between $50 and $100.
  • If you'd like to rent a car, Enterprise has a location in Oxford to pick up or drop off at.

Conference location

All talks will be held in either Shideler Hall or Bachelor Hall (on the southwest and southeast corners, respectively, of Patterson Ave. and 73), at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. A campus map is available here (note that north points to the right in this map). In the map, Shideler and Bachelor are items 125 and 10, respectively.

For more specific information on where the talks will be, please check the schedule tab above.


The banquet will be held at Peffer Park on Thursday, May 31. The festivities will begin at 5pm (with food being served starting at 5:30pm). The food will be provided by Eli's Barbecue, and will include
  • Pulled pork
  • Smoked turkey breast
  • Mac n' chees
  • Baked beans
  • Cole slaw