Travel & Lodging

Conference Hotel

The conference will be held at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, located on the campus of Michigan State University.

A block of rooms has been held for conference attendees at a rate of $125 per night for a standard room. Complimentary Wi-Fi access and covered parking is included for hotel guests. Hotel check-in is at 4 pm and check-out is at noon. Reservations can be canceled without penalty if notice is received by 4 pm two days prior to check-in.

  • Booking for the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center is available online using the code 2405USAINU.

  • Guests can also call 800-875-5090 for reservations. Be sure to ask for USAIN 2024 Conference to receive the special rate. 

  • The deadline for reservations is April 8, 2024. After this date, the contracted rate will no longer be available.

For all attendees, including AgNIC and workshop attendees, the conference rate is valid Sunday through Thursday nights, (May 5-9).

Note: For those not staying at the conference hotel, free parking is available at all campus meters and pay-by-plate lots from April 29-May 12, 2024. This includes Ramp 4, which is adjacent to the Kellogg Center.

Other Area Hotels

Additional hotels in the area include the Marriott East Lansing at University Place and the Graduate East Lansing. Both are located in downtown East Lansing, within walking distance of MSU's campus and the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. The MSU Office of the Controller also has a list of recommended area hotels and inns available on their website.



The Capitol Regional International Airport (LAN) is located in Lansing, MI and is approximately a 15-minute drive from campus. There is no shuttle available, but the airport works with the following taxi service providers:

DD's Downtown Taxi

MSU Express Taxi

Royal Express Taxi


The Detroit Metro Airport (DTW), located in southwest Metro Detroit, is approximately a 75-minute drive from campus. It is the largest international airport serving Michigan and many routes offer connections to the Lansing airport.

The Michigan Flyer offers transportation between East Lansing and the Detroit Metro Airport. Buses run several times a day to both the McNamara and Evans terminals. The pickup/drop-off location in East Lansing is in front of the Marriott in downtown East Lansing, within walking distance from the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center. The Hytch Rideshare can also be used for transportation to and from the Kellogg Center; tickets can be purchased when making your Michigan Flyer reservation.



The Amtrak Blue Water route offers daily service between East Lansing and Chicago. The station is part of the Capital Area Multimodal Gateway on MSU's campus, located within walking distance of the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center.


The Greyhound and Indian Trails bus services are also available with stops at the Capital Area Multimodal Gateway.

Locally, the Capital Area Transportation Authority (CATA) services both the MSU campus and the Greater Lansing area.


A custom list of conference locations is available on Google Maps, and will be updated as planning progresses.

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