Zassenhaus 2007

Group Theory Conference

Local Information

St. Louis Weather

Weather conditions and forecast from the Weather Channel.

Airport Information

Saint Louis is served by Lambert-St. Louis International Airport (18 miles from Saint Louis University). There are several options for transportation to campus if you do not rent a car.

Campus Maps

Printable campus maps - conference registration and sessions will be held in Building 23 on the Northern Campus map, while the Water Tower Inn is located in Building 19 on the Southern/Medical Center campus map. The Manresa Center is shown at the top left of the Northern campus map. The Accommodation page shows a map at the bottom with all three locations marked. An enlarged portion of the northern campus map that shows the conference location is shown at the bottom of this page.

Conference Shuttle

Shuttle service will be provided between the conference location, the Water Tower Inn and the Manresa Center before and after each day's sessions. Further details will be available closer to the conference.


Guests staying at either the Water Tower Inn or the Manresa Center have free parking at those locations and may choose to ride our shuttle to the conference location. For those who wish to drive to campus, visitor parking is available in the Laclede garage on campus (Building 24 (purple) on the Northern campus map), one block from the conference location. A $4 day pass can be purchased at conference registration to avoid paying the hourly rate. Parking on Sunday is free. Please tell us if you need parking passes when you indicate interest in attending Zassenhaus 2007 so that an appropriate number of parking passes are available. You may park in the garage before you receive the passes, but must have a pass to exit the garage.

Computer Access

Conference participants will have access to the internet on computers in a computer lab during the following hours:

Participants will also have guest access to the university wireless network. Information on accessing the network will be provided to interested conference participants at registration upon arrival.

Library Access

Pius XII Memorial Library hours:

SLU Bookstore

Campus Bookstore (Busch Student Center) hours:

Conference Banquet

The conference banquet will be held the evening of Saturday, March 17. Details are available on the program page for Saturday evening.

Other Meals/Restaurants

Breakfast snacks (pastries, muffins, donuts, fruit plate, etc.) will be provided Saturday and Sunday mornings along with coffee and tea.

Lunch will be provided on Saturday, March 17. Details are available on the Saturday buffet lunch program page.

Zassenhaus 2007 will occur at the end of the Saint Louis University spring break. As a result, university dining facilities will be operating on limited schedules. Au Bon Pain will be open in the Busch Student Center (adjacent to the conference location) 7:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 16.

Restaurants close to Saint Louis University (more information on these establishments):

If you have an auto you may be interested in one of the restaurants on "The Hill" (primarily Italian menus), restaurants on South Grand (1.2 miles south of the Water Tower Inn), restaurants in the Central West End (1.8 miles west of the conference location), or elsewhere in the St. Louis area (see some options at St. Louis Fine Restaurant Guide).

Arts, Entertainment & Other Attractions

Museums and Events on or near the Saint Louis University campus:

Other St. Louis Attractions:

More St. Louis attractions are listed on the web site of the St. Louis Conventions & Visitors Commission. More information on entertainment is available on the Entertainment page of (the web site of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch) and on the RFT Arts and Entertainment page (the web site of the Riverfront Times, a weekly free paper).

Personal Safety

Saint Louis University, the Water Tower Inn and the Manresa Center are located in the mid-town area of St. Louis. While you are within any of these locations you are secure. As with any urban center, you should use common sense regarding your personal safety when walking off campus or in the areas around the Water Tower Inn or the Manresa Center, particularly at night-time.


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Map showing the Conference location

Buildings of interest are colored blue or purple. Notes:

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