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Travel and Housing

Conference attendees: click here for up-to-date information on travel and logistics.

How do I get there?

The Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies is located at 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, Connecticut. It is housed mainly in Kroon Hall, which serves as an anchor for Yale's "Science Hill." Yale Law School is located at 127 Wall Street, New Haven, Connecticut, and occupies the block bounded by Grove, York, Wall, and High Streets at the heart of the Yale campus in downtown New Haven.

By trains and planes:

Trains run regularly to New Haven from New York City (via Metro-North Railroad or Amtrak) and from Boston and Washington, DC (via Amtrak). US Air provides connections to Tweed-New Haven Airport from many U.S. cities. Bradley International Airport in Hartford (BDL) accommodates all major airlines (including the economy airlines such as Southwest) and has direct flights to most major cities. It is located about 40 miles north of New Haven and may be reached by either car or Connecticut Limousine's Shuttle Service. The three major New York airports - John F. Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA), and Newark (EWR) - are all accessible from New Haven by train or Q-Conn Shuttle or Car Service. Newark Airport has an Amtrak stop that connects directly to New Haven, making EWR particularly convient. Similarly, LaGuardia Airport is connected to the Metro-North Railroad by a New York City local bus (the M60), making transfers to New Haven from LGA both convenient and economical.

By car:

From I-95: From the north: Connect to I-91 North in New Haven; take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) and follow directions below for I-91. From the south: Connect to I-91 North in New Haven (left exit); take Exit 3 (Trumbull Street) and follow directions below for I-91.

From I-91: Take Exit 3 off I-91 (from North or South). The exit ramp becomes Trumbull Street. Follow Trumbull Street to the end (at the fifth light - Prospect Street). Turn left on Prospect Street. Take the first right (at the stoplight) onto Grove Street. The Law School is in the second block on your left.


Free parking will be available in Yale parking lots on the day of the Conference near the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies; the closest free parking available will be in the Ingalls Hockey Rink Parking Lot, directly across the Street (Prospect Street) from the School of Forestry. Yale has additional parking available at numerous locations around campus. Metered parking is available on Grove Street and on other streets in the vicinity.


There are several New Haven hotels located near the law school.

There are also several hotel options in nearby towns, such as West Haven, Orange, and Milford.

Student Homestays

If you are a student, and are interested in staying with a Yale student while you attend the conference, please email Noah Kazis at noah.kazis@yale.edu with the subject heading “Student Homestay for 2013 Conference”. We cannot guarantee that there will be student housing available for you, but we will do our best to find locations for all interested students. Keep in mind that it takes some time to coordinate housing, so please try to notify us of your need for housing as soon as possible to ensure that we can find a place for you.

Internet access

Yes. Wireless internet access will be available at the conference. Accessing the internet through the "Yale Guest" network can be done easily through on-screen instructions.

Luggage Storage

We will have a very small room to store personal belongings near the conference registration table. However, we will not be able to lock this room during the day, nor will the registration table be staffed throughout the day. As such, please try to drop-off any luggage or personal belongings off at your host's house or hotel before the Conference.