Venue and Accommodation


The workshop will take place at MIT in the Stratton student center. The dormitories are right next door in the Maseeh Hall (Maseeh Hall, 305 Memorial Drive, Building W1, Cambridge, MA 02139.).

To locate Maseeh Hall or any other point on campus, please reference the interactive campus map at

Getting there:

By plane -- From Boston Logan international airport, take the Silverline 1 bus to Boston South station. Transfer to the redline in the direction of Alewife and get off at the "Kendall/MIT" stop. From there it's about a 12 min walk.

By car -- Parking is provided at the MIT Westgate lot (see image above) for those who requested it.  If ComSciCon provides your accommodation, your parking pass will be left at the check-in desk of your accommodation. Otherwise you can pick up your parking pass at the conference registration in the Stratton student center. Please contact the organizers at if you have any questions about this.

By bus -- Most buses will arrive at the Boston South Station. follow the same instructions as listed above under 'by plane', starting from South Station.

Check-in information

Check in at the front desk between 8:00 AM and 8:00 PM daily.

After-hour arrivals, will need to call Operations at 617-253-1500; they will let guest into room for the night but will not provide a key. Guest should retrieve their key the following morning, once a desk worker is on duty.

Be prepared to show a photo identification to the front desk staff upon check-in.

Check-out is no later than 11:00 AM.

All keys must be returned to the front desk. The front desk staff may be able to hold guest’s luggage for a short time after check-out.

Accommodation information

Guests are provided with sheets, blanket, pillow, and towels. Toiletries are not provided.

The traditional residence hall is not air-conditioned and has shared bathroom facilities on each floor.

Rooms are serviced prior to arrival but not daily.

There are common lounge areas in the residence hall for informal gathering; refrigerators are located in some of these areas.

Housing Policies

By accepting a housing reservation on the MIT Campus, all guests agree to comply with the rules, policies and procedures of MIT Summer Program & Conference Housing found at this link.

MIT Wireless network

To log onto the internet anywhere on campus, open a browser and select “MIT Guest.” No password is necessary.

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