St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) is a 15-20 minute drive to campus, traffic permitting. 

Airlines at STL are Air Canada, Air Choice One, Alaska, American Airlines, Boutique Air, Cape Air, Contour, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, and United.

Ride Hailing Services

Lyft and Uber are both operational in St. Louis.



Public Transit

St. Louis Metrolink

The Metrolink provides service from St. Louis Lambert International Airport to the Washington University Campus and Clayton area hotels.

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Washington University Maps, Directions and Parking Information

This conference will be held in Whitaker Hall located on the Danforth Campus.  For directions to our campus, please click Directions to Washington University in St. Louis Danforth Campus.  A current pdf of our campus map can be found by clicking Campus Map.  Visitor parking is available at no charge on the weekend in “visitor” and “yellow” parking zones only.  For up to date information on parking, please visit the Parking & Transportation Website.

Conference Lodging Information

Knight Center on the Washington University Campus

The Knight Center will be the main lodging for the conference. There are a block of 21 rooms available at a cost of $139/tax per night for a single queen. To make a reservation contact Guest Room and Dining Reservations  at  314-933-9400 or When making your reservation reference that you are part of the SSMC Conference.

Nearby Lodging

When you call to make reservations, please be sure to ask if they offer a special rate for Washington University visitors.