What Are My Room Accommodation Options?

MSA Conference attendees have three lodging options to consider when making their conference plans. First, there is the Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, which is located across the street from the Classic Center Conference Headquarters. Second, about a block away from the Classic Center is the Graduate Athens Hotel. Third, arrangements have been made for attendees to stay in student housing at the University of Georgia, which is slightly more than a mile south of the Classic Center.

Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown

A block of rooms has been set aside at the Hilton Garden Inn for MSA Conference attendees to reserve at a nightly room rate of $136. There are two links below for the Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown. The first is a link to the hotel's main webpage. If you plan to book your room by phone, be sure to mention when placing your reservation you are part of the MSA Annual Meeting (our room block code at the Hilton is 00MSA). The second link will lead you through an online registration process to reserve a room as part of the MSA room block at the Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown:



Graduate Athens Hotel

Graduate Athens is a boutique hotel where the nightly room rate for the MSA Conference attendees is $106 a night. When reserving your room at the Graduate Athens, be sure to mention you are an MSA Conference participant. There are two links below to the Graduate Athens Hotel. The first is a main hotel link where you can learn more about this unique lodging opportunity. The second link you can use to reserve your stay as part of the MSA Conference block of rooms (the MSA Group Code at the Graduate is MP0715).



University of Georgia – Rutherford Hall

At Rutherford Hall, on the campus of the University of Georgia, a block of rooms have been set aside for MSA Conference attendees. All single room accommodations have been reserved, but there are many double rooms available at a nightly room rate of $40 per person, per night. There two links below. The first will take you to a page to give you a preview of what accommodations are like at Rutherford Hall.


Clicking on the link below will lead you to a registration form for you to complete and submit. Requests will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. The deadline for the submission of housing applications is Friday, June 2, 2017 at 11:59 PM. Individuals will be notified of selection by Friday, June 9, 2017.