Directions and Parking Information

Directions to the Carlson School of Management, maps, and parking information, are available here.

Hotel Information

Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown Hotel
1500 Washington Ave. S, Minneapolis, MN 55454

Perfectly located in the heart of the city and just three blocks from the Carlson School of Management, the Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown delivers a relaxed experience for travelers. All of our well-appointed rooms and suites feature amenities like free Wi-Fi access, 49” LED TVs, and plush bedding. Fuel up for a busy day with breakfast at our restaurant, The Bistro, or join us in the evening for drinks and a meal. We also offer a fitness center and a heated indoor pool for your convenience. Whether you're here to work, to visit the University of Minnesota, or simply to relax and enjoy the city, we know you'll be thrilled with your stay at the Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown.

Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown provides complimentary shuttle service to the Carlson School daily from 7:00am – 10:45pm (first come first serve basis).

Contact reservations at 1-877-699-3216 and ask for the University of Minnesota Business Rate or Book the UMN Business Rate Online Here.

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Why not stay for the weekend? Spring is a great time to visit the Twin Cities!


Travel Information


The Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport is one of the nation's best and most convenient airports. It is located on the edge of Minneapolis just 15 minutes from the University of Minnesota campus. There are direct flights to over 130 cities by nearly all of the major airlines.

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Airport Taxi
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Light Rail and Public Transit

Twin Cities Metro Area Public Transit