The Idea of the Catholic University in the 21st Century
March 15-16, 2018
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Directions and Parking
From the 405
Exit at Howard Hughes Parkway. Turn left to head south on Sepulveda Blvd. and turn right to head west on Manchester Blvd. Turn right to head north on Lincoln Blvd. and then turn right on LMU Drive to enter campus.
From the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)
Travel north on Sepulveda Blvd. Remain in either of the left two lanes and merge onto Lincoln Blvd. Follow Lincoln Blvd. north past Manchester Blvd. Turn right onto LMU Drive.
From the East (105 Freeway)
Travel on 105 West, exit on Sepulveda Blvd., and go north. Remain in either of the left two lanes and merge onto Lincoln Blvd. Follow Lincoln Blvd. north past Manchester Blvd. Turn right onto LMU Drive.
From the East (10 Freeway)
Travel on 10 West to 405 South, exit at Howard Hughes Parkway. Turn left to head south on Sepulveda Blvd. and turn right to head west on Manchester Blvd. Turn right to head north on Lincoln Blvd. and then turn right on LMU Drive to enter campus.
Conference parking is available on levels P2/P3 of the University Hall parking structure, accessible immediately to your right after you enter campus from Lincoln Boulevard.
All visitors must register and pay for parking Monday through Friday, from 8 am until 8 pm. Parking is free on weekends and University Holidays. Short-term visitor parking is purchased by the day or in increments of 20 minutes. Pay stations are located on levels P2 and P3 of the University Hall parking garage. Visitors may also register for parking with the Parkmobile app (LMU location code: 961) or online via LMU Park.
Short-Term Parking Rates Minutes Rate 0-40 $2.50 40-60 $5.00 60-80 $7.50 80-100 $10.00 100-More $12.50
For more information about parking once you're on campus, please visit our Visitor's Parking website.
Campus Map and Conference Locations
All conference sessions will take place on the third floor of University Hall. Registration is located at McIntosh Center, University Hall 3999. A map of campus is available here; University Hall is located at A10 on the map.
Signage will direct you from the elevator banks on the first floor of University Hall to McIntosh on the third floor near the north end of the building.
Additionally, ECC 1857 on the first floor of University Hall will be available as a lounge space for participants throughout the conference. Located on the north side of University Hall near the Crimson Lion Restaurant, follow signs from the first floor atrium to locate this room.
WIFI and tech access
LMU Wireless Network Access
Please visit the ITS "Quick Guide for Guests" for wifi access instructions. If you encounter difficulties, you may contact ITS at 310-338-7777.
Computers and printers
The William H. Hannon Library is open to the public Monday - Friday, 8am - 10pm and Saturday - Sunday, 11am - 10 pm. Computers and printers are available for public use subject to library policies and procedures. Please visit the library's Visitor Services page for more information.
Conference session locations are equipped with an in-house computer and projector. All AV requirements should be communicated to ACTI's Senior Administrative Coordinator, Emilou Reyes, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACTI has arranged for a room block and special rate at the Custom Hotel, located within walking distance of campus.
8639 Lincoln Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Phone: (310) 645-0400
Direct Reservation Link: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=79283&Chain=17719&group=ACTI-LMU
Group Code: ACTI-LMU
A group rate of $119.00 net rate is based on single/double occupancy per night. The special rate will expire on Thursday, March 1. Please make your hotel reservation before the deadline to secure a room at this hotel for the above rates. Individual reservations can be made within this group block by each guest. All reservations must be guaranteed by a valid credit card at the time of booking accommodations.
How to Reserve a Room online
- Go to: http://www.customhotel.com/
- Click RESERVE
- Click in the GROUP CODE field
- Enter Promo Code: ACTI-LMU
- Click APPLY PROMO
- Select your ARRIVAL date from the calendar on the left
- Select your DEPARTURE date from the calendar on the left
- Click CHECK AVAILABILITY
- Click VIEW OFFERS to view offers by room type
- Click RESERVE when you find the offer you want
- Follow instructions from there.
Other local hotels offer special rates for LMU visitors. View a list of local hotels and rates here.
Several campus dining options are available in University Hall. A map of campus dining options is available here.
Roski Dining at University Hall is known for its "Fresh & Light" menu. Roski features a custom salad bar, savory wraps, sandwiches, fresh fruit and yogurt bar and Food on Demand (FoD) digital ordering system. The Food on Demand system takes you on an international taste journey, and features a variety of Italian, Mexican, Asian and American entrees, appetizers and desserts. Located on the first floor of University Hall.
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Einstein and Caribou Café: Enjoy some Caribou signature lattes, teas, and coffee as well as some stacked bagels from Einstein Bagels. Located on the first floor of University Hall.
Monday - Thursday: 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.; Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Crimson Lion is located inside University Hall on the first floor (Room 1767), next to Roski Dining. Enjoy a full service dining experience complete with patio seating and wine list. When entering Crimson Lion, follow the hallway and enter through the left french doors.
Monday - Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Friday 11:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
A number of local restaurants and cafes are located within walking distance or a short distance from campus. A few recommendations are below.
Humble Potato - Fast casual, Japanese/Hawaiian twist on burgers, hot dogs, and more
8321 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Taj India Palace - Indian with daily all you can eat lunch buffet
8320 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Kanpai - Authentic Japanese sushi and grill
8325 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90045
Tower Pizza - Family owned pizzeria
8351 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90045
Thai Talay - Traditional Thai offerings
8411 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Cinco - Oaxacan fare as well as craft cocktails and beer. Try their happy hour!
7241 Manchester Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Playa Provisions - Four options in one, including a cafe, ice cream shop, whisky bar, and seafood restaurant
119 Culver Blvd, Playa del Rey, CA 90293
Hopdoddy - Quality burgers and beer
12746 Jefferson Blvd #1120, Playa Vista, CA 90094
Cafe del Rey - Upscale seafood restaurant overlooking Marina del Rey
4451 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
C&O Cucina and Trattoria - Family style Italian food with a lively ambiance
Cucina: 3016 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292
Trattoria: 31 Washington Blvd, Marina del Rey, CA 90292