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Conference Shuttle Information

Parking

Parking is limited so if at all possible use the shuttle service provide to and from the NCUR hotels.  If you are staying at a hotel that does not have shuttle service but are close to a hotel that does you may use the shuttle that picks up at the hotel.  The parking areas available to attendees are Lots P-12 (Conference Attendees) and P-18 (Graduate Fair Vendors).  Shuttle service from those lots is available for Graduate and Professional Fair Vendors only.

Disability Parking

An EWU disability permit is required to park in a disability space on campus.  Registered NCUR participant with a permanent or temporary physical impairment that limits or impairs your ability to walk may qualify for disability parking.  Visitors with a valid Washington state disability license plate or placard still need an EWU disability permit.  If you need additional information regarding disability parking for NCUR or have any other questions, call EWU Parking and Transportation Services at (509) 359-7275.

Shuttles

EWU will provide complimentary round-trip service from all hotels on the designated NCUR lodging list to the EWU campus.  Please take the earliest shuttle possible to help with the later shuttles The campus drop off and pick up location is on Washington St. in front of the P.E. Activities PHASE. The hotel shuttle routes will be color-coded and each of the buses will be marked with the route color.  Shuttle schedules will be available when you check into your hotel or you can access them on the Guidebook Conference App.

The surge time for the morning shuttles is 6:30 am – 9:30 am.  The first shuttles will depart designated hotels at 6:30 with the last shuttle leaving the hotels at 8:30 am to get NCUR attendees to the plenary sessions on time.  The evening surge from campus to the hotels starts at 4:00 pm with the last shuttle leaving campus at 7:00 pm.  There will be limited shuttle service provided though out the day.  Spokane Transit Authority (STA) pass are available at the Registration area.

If you are not staying at a conference hotel you can still ride the shuttle at the nearest one to you.

Downtown Spokane

April 16 & 17 (Thu/Fri)

6:30 – 9:20am

9:20am – 4:00pm

4:00 – 7:00pm

Shuttles will make approx. 3 turns (approx. 25 min one way)

One to two shuttles during day –STA available

First shuttle leaves at 4pm / last shuttle leaving campus at 7pm

April 18 (Sat)

6:30 – 9:20am

11:45am – 2pm

Shuttles will make approx. 3 turns (approx. 25 min one way)

First shuttle leaves at 11:45am / last shuttle leaving campus at 1:30pm

Please ride the earliest shuttle possible.  Seats are limited and may all be filled if you wait to take a later shuttle. 

  • The Davenport Hotel & Tower
  • The DoubleTree
  • Red Lion River Inn
  • Holiday Inn Express Downtown
  • Quality Inn Downtown
  • FairBridge
  • Best Western PLUS - Downtown
  • Oxford Suites Downtown

Airway Heights & Cheney

April 16 & 17 (Thu/Fri)

6:30 – 9:20am

9:20am – 4:00pm

4:00 – 7:00pm

Shuttles will make approx. 3 turns (approx. 30 min one way)

Two shuttles during day –STA available but routes through Downtown

First shuttle leaves at 4pm / last shuttle leaving campus at 7pm

April 18 (Sat)

6:30 – 9:20am

11:45am – 2pm

Shuttles will make approx. 3 turns (approx. 30 min one way)

First shuttle leaves at 11:45am / last shuttle leaving campus at 1:30pm

Please ride the earliest shuttle possible.  Seats are limited and may all be filled if you wait to take a later shuttle. 

  • Northern Quest Resort & Casino
  • Hampton Inn - Airport
  • Holiday Inn - Airport
  • Ramada - Airport
  • Hilton Garden Inn - Airport
  • Wingate by Wyndham
  • Stratford Suites
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

Spokane Valley

April 16 & 17 (Thu/Fri)

6:30 – 9:20am

9:20am – 4:00pm

4:00 – 7:00pm

Shuttles will make 2 turns (approx. 45 min one way)

One to two shuttles during day –STA available

First shuttle leaves at 4:30pm / last shuttle leaving campus at 7pm

April 18 (Sat)

6:30 – 9:20am

11:45am – 2pm

Shuttles will make 2 turns (approx. 45 min one way)

First shuttle leaves at 11:45am / last shuttle leaving campus at 1:30pm

Please ride the earliest shuttle possible.  Seats are limited and may all be filled if you wait to take a later shuttle. 

  • Mirabeau Park Hotel
  • Oxford Suites Spokane Valley
  • Myplace Hotel

Saturday Excursion Shuttles

The excursions shuttles will load in Parking Lot 9 located to the South of Roos Field (The Red Turf) starting at 11:30am and depart campus at 12:00pm.  Participants can picked up lunch in the Field House starting at 11:00am and take it to go.  Excursion shuttles will return between 5:00-6:00pm and will drop off at designated NCUR hotels.

Airport Shuttles (Saturday April 18, 2015 only)

EWU will provide complimentary, limited shuttle service to the Spokane International Airport on Saturday morning.  However, if your hotel provides its own shuttle, you may find that it is more convenient to arrange to use those services. All of the Airway Heights Shuttles will stop by the Spokane Airport in route to their hotels.  These shuttles are available to anyone needing transportation to the Spokane Airport.  Just board any Airway Heights shuttle (they will also be marked as an airport shuttle).  The the last shuttle will depart at 1:30pm.

Luggage Storage Center: Luggage storage is provided for those taking the airport shuttles.  Luggage can be stored in room in the NCUR Registration area starting at 7 am on Saturday, April 18th.   A ticket will be issued at the time of drop off.  This ticket must be provided to retrieve any stored luggage. Please allow ample time to retrieve your luggage prior to departure.

 

Designated NCUR Hotels

Downtown Spokane
The Davenport Hotel & Tower
Hotel Ruby (walk over to the Davenport for transportation)
The DoubleTree
Red Lion River Inn
Holiday Inn Express Downtown
Quality Inn Downtown
FairBridge
Best Western PLUS - Downtown
Oxford Suites Downtown
 
Airway Heights & Cheney
Northern Quest Resort & Casino
Hampton Inn - Airport
Holiday Inn - Airport
Ramada - Airport
Hilton Garden Inn - Airport
Wingate by Wyndham

Stratford Suites
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Cheney
 
Spokane Valley
Mirabeau Park Hotel
Myplace Hotel
Oxford Suites Spokane Valley