Hotel & Travel Information

Conference Venue

Cleveland-Marshall College of Law

Cleveland State University, Cleveland, Ohio
Address: 1801 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115

All general conference programs such as plenary, lunch talks, and concurrent sessions will be hosted at this venue. Opening reception will be held at the conference hotel, Metropolitan at The 9, from 6 to 8pm on Thursday, March 3, 2016.

Cleveland State University is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and we are prepared to accommodate all visitors.


The conference hotel is the Metropolitan 9, an exquisite upscale establishment located in a converted 1906 bank, conveniently located a few blocks west of the law school. We have negotiated a conference rate of $169.00 per night plus tax (currently 16.5%) with the conference hotel. You will receive a link to reserve a room at the conference rate when you complete your registration. We encourage you to make your hotel reservation as early as possible.

From the hotel, the law school is a 10-minute walk east on Euclid Avenue. Additionally, the free E-line trolley runs every 10 minutes and can be boarded at Euclid Avenue and East Ninth Street and taken to East 18th Street, where the law school is on the opposite corner.

Metropolitan at The 9 | please register to receive conference rate.

Hotel Address: 2017 E. 9th Street, Cleveland OH 44115

Hotel Phone Number: +1 (216) 239-1200


Transportation to and from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) is provided by both taxis and public transportation. The taxi fare between the airport and the conference hotel is approximately $34.50. See information here.

Economical public transportation between the airport and the conference hotel is available via Greater Cleveland Regional Transit System’s rapid transit trains. The train (called the “rapid” by Clevelanders) is accessed on the lower level of the main terminal. Trains depart from the airport to downtown Cleveland’s Tower City Center every 15 minutes for most of the day. See information here. The train ride is less than 30 minutes. Once you reach Tower City, you can reach the hotel via a free shuttle ride on the E-Line Trolley down Euclid Avenue. You can also walk to the conference hotel by walking nine blocks east on Euclid Avenue and then turning south on East Ninth Street. The hotel is less than one block south of Euclid Avenue on East Ninth Street. The walk between Tower City and the conference hotel, Metropolitan at the 9, takes approximately 15 minutes.

Further information about public transportation may be found at the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority’s website. Five trip fare bus/rapid fare cards are available for $11.25 online in advance of your trip.


Visitors to CSU campus may park (for a fee) in the following locations subject to space availability. Meters are enforced 24/7. Click HERE for a map of visitor locations

Daily Visitor Parking

  • Prospect Garage (PG) - 2350 Prospect Avenue

    $2 for first hour - $1 per hour after. Max $10 per day. Day restarts at 12am (No overnight parking).

  • South Garage (SG) - 2101 East 21st Street

    $2 for first hour - $1 per hour after. Max $10 per day. Day restarts at 12am (Overnight parking for CSU visitors, MegaBus). May be staffed or reserved for special events.

  • Central Garage (CG), E. 21st Street entrance - 1900 E. 21st Street

    $2 for first hour - $1 per hour after. Max $10 per day. Day restarts at 12am (No overnight parking).

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