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Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers XIV (May 29 - June 2, 2018)

Summer School in Astroinformatics (June 4 - 8, 2018)

The 14th Summer School in Statistics for Astronomers will begin on Tuesday May 29, 2018 and conclude after 1 pm on Saturday, June 2, 2018. The Summer School in Astroinformatics will begin on Monday June 4 and conclude after 1 pm on Friday, June 8, 2018

A limited number of rooms with negotiated rates have been set-aside at Days Inn Penn State, which is conveniently located in Downtown State College, within walking distance to Thomas building, and to a variety of eateries. We encourage you to make lodging arrangements as soon as possible; lodging blocks will be released to the general public after May 4, 2018.

Check with the hotel for cancellation policies. The stated rates are basic room charges per night. Taxes will be additional.

Days Inn Penn State
Rate: $ 89 Saturday - Friday (standard room); $139 Saturday - Sunday
Phone: 814-238-8454 ext. 108
Toll Free: 800-258-3297
Fax: 814-234-3377 (Attn: Heather Counsil)

Rooms can be booked at the discounted block rate online at or by copying and pasting the below URL in the browser. The arrival and departure dates have to be changed to suit the individual needs. If the dates over the weekends - along with weekdays - are chosen, a blended rate will be shown.

Rooms can also be booked at the group rates either by contacting the hotel directly and referenceing PSU Astrostatistics Group Code "CGAS18"; or by faxing or emailing the completed reservation form (PDF/DOCX) to the address listed.

Two business computers are available. Wireless and Ethernet hi-speed Internet are available for personal laptops. In-door pool. On-premises restaurant, plus many downtown restaurants nearby. Individual cancellations not received 24 hours prior to the day of arrival are subject to a cancellation fee of 100% of all anticipated charges. An airport shuttle is available (upon arrival to the University Park/State College airport, call the hotel from the courtesy phone located near baggage claim).

Additional lodging choices are listed at and Lion Country Lodging.