2016 Annual Institute
2016 Annual Institute
Society of Policy Scientists
October 27-29, 2016
Claremont McKenna College in Claremont, CA
"Diffusion of Ideas: Linking Lasswell to the Future"
Institute Travel and Hotel Information
Getting to Claremont:
Ontario Airport (ONT) is the closest airport to Claremont (10 miles and about 20 minutes) and the most convenient airport to Claremont McKenna College. From the airport to campus, depending on the time of day, is a ~$30 one-way taxi ride or ~$15 one-way on Lyft/Uber. Rental car service is also available at ONT.
Los Angeles Airport (LAX) is the biggest airport close to Claremont (about 55 miles and anywhere from 1.25-3.5 hours depending on traffic). A Super Shuttle from LAX to Claremont typically is $70. Alternately, you can take public transportation. From the airport to campus, you can take the Flyway Bus ($9) to Union Station, and the Metro Link San Bernardino Line ($9.50) to Claremont Station. CMC is less than a mile from the station. Rental car service is also available at LAX.
Other airport options include John Wayne Airport in Orange County (SNA), Bob Hope Airport in Burbank (BUR), and Long Beach Airport (LGB).
For more detailed information about getting to Claremont McKenna College, please see this page.
By Car (from CMC’s website):
From the Los Angeles area, take the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10) west to Indian Hill Boulevard (Exit 47). Drive north on Indian Hill for about two miles. Turn right onto 6th St, then left onto College Way. Keep right at the split in the road then turn left onto Columbia Avenue and the Kravis Center will be to your right. There is available parking directly west of the building.
From Pasadena and the San Fernando Valley, take the Foothill Freeway (I-210) east. Exit at Towne Avenue and drive south for one mile. Turn left onto Foothill Boulevard and continue until you reach Dartmouth Boulevard. Turn right onto Dartmouth Boulevard. Turn left at the stop sign and take your next immediate left. The Kravis Building will be on your left on Columbia Avenue.
From Orange County, take the Orange Freeway (Route 57) north to the San Bernardino Freeway (I-10). Continue east on I-10 to Indian Hill Boulevard (exit 47). Drive north on Indian Hill for about two miles. Turn right onto 6th St, then left onto College way. Keep right at the split in the road then turn left onto Columbia Avenue and the Kravis Center will be to your right. There is available parking directly west of the building.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Double Tree hotel, which is less than a mile from campus. The address is listed below:
Double Tree by Hilton Claremont
555 W. Foothill Blvd
Claremont, CA 91711
Phone number: 909-445-1824
Please visit this page to make reservations.
Our group name is Policy Sciences—Roberts Environmental Center and our group code is RES.
The hotel van can transport attendees between campus and the hotel.
Please note that the rooms will only be available until October 4, 2016, so please make your reservations as soon as you know you will attend.
Meeting Location at Claremont McKenna:
For all of the meetings, we will be meeting at Claremont McKenna College in the Freeburg Forum (courtyard level of the Kravis Building.) The Kravis Building is along Columbia Avenue between 9th and 8th Street, just east of Honnold Library. The 1st level of the building is used as Admissions and is well signed.
To access the Freeburg Forum, take one of several sets of stairs that go down towards the courtyard level.
Campus maps of Claremont McKenna and an interactive 3D map are available here.