For international conference attendees, if you need a formal conference invitation letter to help secure the appropriate travel documents, please fill out the information on this form.
For people flying into LAX and staying at The Westin Pasadena, public transit is an option. Take the LAX Fly Away to Union Station and then take the Gold Line light rail and get off at Del Mar Station. The Memorial Park Station is just three blocks from the hotel. You can find details and pricing here.
SuperShuttle is offering a 10% discount for all local airports, when using this link. No code is necessary.
For people with on-campus housing, please be aware that check-in begins Wednesday, June 14, 2017 @ 2pm. Housing check-in and check-out will be done at the on-site registration tables. The registration tables will be staffed:
The #OXYFOOD17 Shuttle Bus (schedule) will run between Occidental and The Westin Pasadena during the conference.
Buses will depart/arrive The Westin Pasadena on E Walnut Avenue near its intersection with N Los Robles Ave.
Buses will depart/arrive Occidental at Mullin Grove near the College’s main entrance (#127 on the campus map).
Worried about where to go once you get here? Check out our Campus Map.
If you are staying off campus and driving to the conference, here are some important details: Parking for conference visitors is reserved in the Solar Array Parking Lot (#109 on the Campus Map). You must display the conference parking pass on your dash at all times.
To pick up your parking pass ($15), you must provide the following information at Registration: your name; your vehicle make/model; vehicle color; license tag #, issuing state, and your mobile/cell phone number. If you’re driving a rental car you might want to take a picture of the license tag to make it easier.
Feel free to temporarily park in the Kemp Stadium and Rush Gymnasium Visitor Parking lot next to the College’s main entrance (Campus Road / Alumni Avenue) while you pick up your registration materials and parking pass. There is also free public street parking available on Campus Road near its intersection with Alumni Avenue. Please note signs and be aware of street cleaning parking restrictions on Wednesday (East side of street) and Thursday (West side of street) mornings.