AAAS, Pacific Division



92nd Annual Meeting
including the
7th World Congress on Mummy Studies
UNIVERSITY of SAN DIEGO
San Diego, CA
June 12 - 16, 2011

HOUSING AND MEALS



Note: All correspondence regarding this meeting should be addressed to AAAS, Pacific Division, Department of Biology, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR 97520, or e-mail: aaaspd@sou.edu, or phone: 541-552-6869. Please do not attempt to correspond with anyone else regarding logistical issues unless you have a specific question for a session organizer or program chair.

CLICK HERE to download the University Residence Hall Application for housing. Either print the form and fill it out with pen or save the form to your hard drive and fill it out in Acrobat Reader.

Housing
   On-campus

   Off-campus
      Hampton Inn–Sea World/Airport
      Days Hotel–Hotel Circle
      The Dana–Mission Bay
Division Banquet
Refunds

 

Room and Board Packages on the University of San Diego Campus
Meeting registrants who chose to stay on campus will be housed in Founders Hall. Founders Hall was originally built as the San Diego College of Women. The residence rooms are located on the second floor, offering most of the rooms views of beautifully landscaped courtyards. In Founders Hall you will find typical dorm rooms, with one or two residents per room. Each resident is provided a twin bed and bedding, chest of drawers, desk and desk chair. Most rooms have parquet flooring. Rooms have wireless internet access. Showers and restrooms are located in typical dorm fashion, down the hall. Laundry rooms and vending machines are available. Founders Hall also has a lounge with cable TV and computers. The University Alcohol Policy designates Founders Hall as a no alcohol living area regardles of age or class status.

If you are an individual and would like to request double housing, we will be pleased to assign you a same gender roommate. Please be sure to note this on your housing application.

Room/Board Charges: The basic housing package includes the nights of Sunday, Monday and Tuesday, 12 – 14 June. Additional nights on either side of the three night package may also be purchased individually, allowing one to stay on campous from Friday, 10 June until Saturday, 18 June. Each night includes an $8.00 food credit to be spent on campus at any of the eateries, such as Bert's Bistro, La Paloma, La Gran Terraza, Pavilion Dining, Aromas, etc.

Cost of three night housing package (includes $24.00 on-campus food credit):
Double: $183 per person
Single: $234

Cost of additional nights on either side of the three night package (includes $8.00 on-campus food credit per night):

Double: $61 per person per additional night
Single: $78 per additional night

Parking for those staying on campus: The cost of parking is $3.00 per day, and can be purchased at the time you request your housing (see bottom left on housing request form).

CLICK HERE to download the University Residence Hall Application for housing. Either print the form and fill it out with pen or save the form to your hard drive and complete it in Acrobat Reader.

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Local Motels/Hotels
San Diego sports many hotels and motels of various size and quality, many of which can be found by using popular hotel search engines such as Expedia.com or Hotels.com. In order to help out-of-town travelers find reasonably priced accommodations conveniently located near the USD campous, the Division has entered into agreements with the following three hotels to provide meeting housing at a substantial discount to their projected regular rates at the time of our meeting. The hotels are listed in order of proximity to USD, with the closest first and the furthest away last. They are all quite different from each other. Clicking on each hotel name takes you to their websites.



 

Hampton Inn Sea World & Airport

Hampton Inn Sea World/Airport
Address: 3888 Greenwood Street, San Diego, CA
Telephone: 619-299-6633
Hotel web site: CLICK HERE
On-line reservations: CLICK HERE

Rate: $92/night + room tax for one to four persons in a room. Be sure to mention that you are attending the AAAS Pacific Division meeting when making the reservation.
Dates available: nights of 8 – 19 June 2011.
Reservation deadline: 21 May 2011. As available after this date.
Cancellation policy: 24 hours before scheduled arrival. After that, one night will be charged to the credit card guaranteeing the room.
Amenities: complimentary parking, hot breakfast, high speed wireless internet in rooms, and airport shuttle. See website for additonal information.
Check-in: 4:00 p.m. Check-out: Noon
Proximity to meeting: approximately 2.2 miles from USD

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Days Hotel on Hotel Circle in San Diego

Days Hotel
Address:
543 Hotel Circle South, San Diego, CA
Telephone:
619-297-8800 or 800-227-4743
Hotel web site: CLICK HERE
On-line reservations: CLICK HERE
Rate:
$79/night + room tax for one to four persons in a room. Be sure to mention that you are attending the AAAS Pacific Division meeting when making the reservation.
Dates available:
nights of 8 – 20 June 2011.
Reservation deadline:
11 May 2011. As available after this date; regular rates may apply.
Cancellation policy:
48 hours before scheduled arrival. After that, one night will be charged to the credit card guaranteeing the room.
Amenities:
complimentary parking, continental breakfast, high speed wireless internet in rooms, shuttle service to and frum USD, and airport shuttle. See website for additonal information.
Check-in:
4:00 p.m. Check-out: Noon
Proximity to meeting:
approximately 3.3 miles from USD
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The Dana on Mission Bay

The Dana on Mission Bay
Address:
1710 W. Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA
Telephone:
619-222-6440 or 800-445-3339
Hotel web site: CLICK HERE
On-line reservations: CLICK HERE
From the home page, click on "Reservations," then "Groups." Enter the following Attendee Code in the Attendee Login screen: 0611AMASAS
Rate: $129/night + room tax for one to four persons in a room. Be sure to mention that you are part of the American Association for the Advancement of Science Pacific Division group when making the reservation. If making your reservation on-line at www.thedana.com, click the "GROUPS" tab on the reservations page and enter this code: 0611AMASAS. Finally, click "SIGN IN."
Dates available:
nights of 11 – 16 June 2011.
Reservation deadline:
12 May 2011. As available after this date and at prevailing rates.
Cancellation policy:
unknown.
Amenities:
complimentary continental breakfast (coffee, tea, juice, pastries and fruit and computer kiosk in the hotel lobby. In-room high speed internet service is $9.95/day. Parking is $18/day (or free with a bit of a walk). Free shuttle to Sea World. See website for additonal information.
Check-in:
4:00 p.m. Check-out: Noon
Proximity to meeting:
approximately 4.5 miles from USD
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Division Banquet (14 June, Tuesday)

The Division Banquet will be held onl the USD campus. Students in competition for presentation awards are invited to be guests of the Division and attend the banquet at no charge. If you are in this category, be sure to check the appropriate box at the bottom of the first page of the
Advance Registration Form.

The evening will begin at 6:15 p.m. with a reception. Dinner will be served at about 7:00 p.m. Following dinner will be the announcement of the student awards followed by the Presidential Lecture, given this year by Dr. Alissa Arp, President of the Pacific Division and Professor of Biology and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR. The evening will culminate with a photograph of all of the award winners.

Banquet attendees have the choice of the following entrées:
Gnocchi – a vegetarian offering, made of thick, soft potato pillows covered with asparagus tips, artichokes, sun–dried tomatoes and a white wine sauce.
Black Cod – served on a bed of borlotti bean ragout infused with thyme and preserved lemon.
Osso Bucco Milanese – a cross-cut veal shank, served with vegetables and broth.

All entrés come with ab aby spinach salad, fresh vegetable, Chef's choice of starch, butter and rolls, coffee, tea, iced tea and water. Dessert will be New York cheescake, topped with vanilla Anglaise and seasonal berries.

Please note that details may change as we approach the banquet date. If a substitution must be made, every effort will be made to ensure that the replacement is comparable to that which is listed above.

Be sure to select your choice of entrees when filling out the advance registration form. Tickets may not be available on-site.

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REFUNDS
Requests for refunds must be in writing and must be received in the Pacific Division office no later than 19 May 2011. Requests can be made via USPS or e-mail (aaaspd@sou.edu). A handling fee of $15.00 will be applied. Refunds to credit cards will incur an additional 3.5% fee on the amount of the original charge to help cover the costs of the credit card fees imposed on the Pacific Division.
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