2019 AASE Conference

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Hello everyone,   

We at the Seattle University School of Law are looking forward to welcoming and hosting you for the 2019 Annual Conference of the Association of Academic Support Educators (AASE) from May 21 to May 23, 2019.  On this page, you will find important information about the conference and your stay in Seattle. Please note that we will be updating this page as the conference dates approach.  

The 2019 Annual AASE Conference   
The 2019 Annual AASE Conference will bring together individuals interested in legal education and academic support. In this collegial and collaborative environment, you will have a chance to meet new colleagues, reconnect with others, and share ideas about pedagogy, scholarships, and professional growth.  More information here.

The Host School: Seattle University School of Law (Seattle U Law)    
Seattle U Law sits in the heart of the Northwest's largest and most dynamic city. The School of Law takes pride in its Jesuit heritage, its commitment to social justice, and its diverse law student population. Seattle U Law is plugged into all that a major metropolitan city has to offer - access to fine dining, arts, cultural attractions, etc. Click here for an interactive map of the Seattle University campus.

Hotel Information and Airport Transportation  

We have two conference hotels for the 2019 Annual AASE Conference:    

The Silver Cloud Broadway Hotel
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The Silver Cloud Broadway Hotel is located at 1100 Broadway in the trendy Capitol Hill neighborhood. The hotel is directly across the street from Seattle University. There is a restaurant located in the lobby of the hotel and all rooms include complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access, microwaves, and refrigerators. The hotel also features an indoor pool as well as fitness and business centers. The hotel also offers a courtesy shuttle daily to some of the nearby tourist attractions. The hotel is a short 7-minute walk to the Seattle U School of Law.    

Directions to Silver Cloud 

Getting to the Silver Cloud Broadway Hotel

Sea-Tac International Airport (SEA) serves the Seattle metropolitan area and is served by more than 30 airlines. The airport is located about 15 miles south of Silver Cloud Broadway Hotel.  

Taxi and Ride Share
At Sea-Tac Airport, taxis and ride-sharing companies (Uber, Lyft, & Sidecar) are available on the third floor of the parking garage. One-way rides between the airport and downtown range from $40-$55.  See PDF for more information on transportation from airport to hotel.

A shuttle service will be provided to conference attendees between this hotel and Seattle University School of Law.  

Group Rates
King Room: $199.00
Double Queen Room: $209.00

To make your reservation, click the following link: SilverCloud Hotel Online Reservations

The Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown Hotel

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The Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown Hotel is located at 1113 6th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101 in the heart of downtown Seattle. There is a restaurant located in the lobby of the hotel and the hotel offers complimentary wireless Internet throughout the hotel. The hotel also features a 24-hour fitness center and business center.   The hotel is a 20-minute walk to the Seattle U School of Law.   

Directions to the Crowne Plaza

Getting to the Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown Hotel

Taxi and Share Ride 
At Sea-Tac Airport, taxis and ride-sharing companies (Uber, Lyft, & Sidecar) are available on the third floor of the parking garage. One-way rides between the airport and downtown range from $40-$55.   

Light Rail
The Light Rail transit station is located through the airport parking garage, about a 10 to 13 minute walk from the main terminal. Approximate train hours are 5:00 a.m. - 1:00 a.m. on weekdays leaving every 15 minutes. Before traveling, please check current times and fares for LINK Light Rail.   If you are taking the Light Rail from the airport you would be getting off at the University St. Station (0.2 miles from the hotel). From there you would be walking East three blocks up fairly steep hills on University St. to the corner of 6th Avenue, turn right one block to Seneca St. where the Crowne Plaza Hotel is located.  

Shuttle Express

Shuttle Express serves many downtown hotels, including Crowne Plaza on its main route. Adult fares are $19.00 one way. They have discounts for multiple riders and round trip. Visit this page for airporter or scheduled hotel service.  Shuttles will be available between the hotels and the law school daily and will pick up outside the entrance of each hotel.

A shuttle service will be provided to conference attendees between this hotel and Seattle University School of Law.

Group Rate
King/Queen Room: $219.00

To make your reservation, click the following link: Crowne Plaza Hotel Reservations

Explore Seattle

We hope you are able to also enjoy the beautiful attractions Seattle has to offer. Seattle is a world-class city with many wonderful attractions.

Space Needle
Photo: David Newman
Pike's Place Market
Photo: Tiffany Von Arnim

For a list of 25 things to do in Seattle, please visit this website.

If you have any questions about the hotels, please feel free to email Isabel Freitas Peres at freitasi@seattleu.edu