Student Housing at Simmons College

Housing Deadline Extended: April 13, 2001

AGU has blocked rooms at Simmons College to offer a discount housing option for students. The urban campus is located in the heart of Boston, in the midst of museums, hospitals, and other colleges and universities, and just two stops from the Hynes Convention Center on Bostonís subway system (The T).

Accommodations will be located in Smith Hall, a non-air-conditioned dormitory. Each room is equipped with a fan. Bathrooms are located conveniently on each floor. Laundry facilities and public pay phones are available. The room rates are $60 per night for a single room, or $88 per night for a double room. Room rates include continental breakfast.

The Holmes Sport Center, a state-of-the art facility, with an 8-lane swimming pool, sauna, squash and racquetball courts, weight rooms, basketball court, and suspended track, is available to guests for a fee of $4.00 per week.

There is no parking on campus. Several nearby public parking facilities are available at a rate of approximately $20 per day. To request a list of these facilities, contact

Directions to and from Simmons College to Hynes Convention Center

Transportation to and from the Spring Meeting activities at the Hynes Convention Center is an easy ride on Boston's subway system (The T).

To get to the Hynes Convention Center, depart from the Fenway Station in the direction of Lechmere and exit at the Hynes Convention Center/ICA station. The Hynes station is located on Massachusetts Avenue between Newberry and Boylston Streets. The Convention Center is located on Boylston Street, just one block from the corner of Boylston Street and Massachusetts Avenue.

To return to Simmons College, take the Green line "D" train in the direction of Riverside and exit at the Fenway station. The basic subway fare is $1.00 or one token. Exact change and/or tokens are accepted by the conductor.

To Make Reservations

Complete and return the student housing form with full payment by April 13, 2001, to

Spring Meeting Student Housing
American Geophysical Union
2000 Florida Avenue, N.W.
Washington, DC 20009

Fax: +1-202-328-0566 (credit card payments only)

Changes/Cancellations/Refund Policy

Changes or cancellations must be made in writing directly to AGU. Cancellations for full refund must be made by April 20, 2000. Cancellations between April 20 and May 6 are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. No refunds will be made after May 6, 2001.

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