How to get there

The best way to get to CUSP 2023 Annual Meeting is to fly to the Kansas City airport – code MCI.  

You will need to either rent a car or get a shuttle to Lawrence (~1hr drive). 

We suggest hiring 5 guys for a transportation company ( to request transportation to Lawrence.  Their vans can accommodate up to 6 people, so you could save by coordinating with other travelers.

Hotel Information

In order to attend the 2023 CUSP Annual Meeting, attendees will need to book a room at one of the hotels near the University of Kansas. 

 We recommend two options:

1. The Oread Hotel (follow reservation instruction and use Group code: CUSP 2023

2. Springhill Suites – Downtown Lawrence 

1. The Oread Hotel

The Oread Hotel in Lawrence, Kansas is located on a hilltop overlooking the city and the University of Kansas campus. The hotel’s setting is characterized by a combination of historic and modern architecture, with the hotel’s design drawing inspiration from the local collegiate gothic style. The surrounding area is vibrant and lively, with a mix of shops, restaurants, and cultural attractions, as well as plenty of green spaces and parks.

Use code CUSP 2023 to register!

2. Springhill Suites – Downtown Lawrence 

On the wooded banks of the Kansas River, this informal, all-suite hotel is 1.3 miles from the Memorial Stadium and 1.6 miles from the Spencer Museum of Art.

Featuring river views, the casual suites with desks, kitchenettes and separate living areas are equipped with free WiFi, iPod docks and flat-screen TVs with premium cable channels.

Complimentary perks include hot breakfast and parking. There’s also a heated indoor pool, a hot tub and a 24-hour fitness center, as well as a ballroom and a coin-operated laundry.