Physical Accommodations

Accessibility: We will run a golf cart to help you get to and from key locations. The golf cart will also be available for moving luggage to and from your vehicle on Wednesday and Sunday. The meeting rooms and other facilities we will be using are wheelchair accessible (by elevator in some cases). Friends with larger or motorized chairs may encounter difficulty maneuvering in some places.

Parking: Parking is complimentary for all registered guests – there is no charge and permits are not required. There will be directional signs to indicate designated parking areas when you arrive on campus. Conference attendees must park in the designated areas.

Internet Access: “Guest” Wireless Internet access is available in all buildings on campus with no password required. Instructions on how to reach it will be available upon your arrival.

Dorms: Dormitories are of a traditional nature – both single and double occupancy rooms are available, with many of the single rooms being arranged in suites with a shared bathrooms. There are elevators access to upper floors.

PLEASE DESIGNATE IF YOU NEED A ROOM WITH NO STEPS WHEN YOU REGISTER – THIS COULD BE A GROUND FLOOR ROOM OR ONE WITH ELEVATOR ACCESS

As usual, we will have separate lodging communities that can be selected during registration for Young Adult Friends, the LGBTQ community, Families, and Adults without children present. Special requests will be handled on a case-by-case basis.

Couples and families who register together will be housed together unless you provide specific instructions otherwise. People who register alone and want a specific roommate should indicate that person’s name in the Lodging Notes section when you register.

What to bring: Consider bringing summer clothing, jackets or sweaters, rain gear, personal hygiene and comfort items, flashlights (for those dark moments), and window fans (there is no A/C in dorms).

BRING YOUR OWN LINENS !
You might want a pillow, blankets, two flat sheets and one pillowcase (or a sleeping bag), bath and / or hand towels (remember that you will be on campus for 4 days).

What to leave behind: Pets (other than service animals), alcohol, tobacco products, guns and illegal/recreational drugs (OTC and prescribed medications are OK).

Camping and RVs: Camping is not allowed on campus. The closest campgrounds are over 20 miles away.

Meals: For those staying on campus, a meal package is required for each night of lodging. Commuters can pay for meals at the door of the dining hall at a slightly increased rate. Because meals are served in all-you-can-eat style, please consider taking smaller portions the first time
through the line to minimize potential NPYM food waste. You are welcome to go back for seconds at no additional charge. Additional information about meals:

  •  Meals will be prepared and served by UPS privately owned and operated kitchens
  • Vegetarian and vegan selections will be served at every meal
  • Daily choices will be available from different menu stations, including deli, grill, Italian, Latin America and Asian stations
  • Fresh fruit and salad bar
  • Selection of different desserts
  • Self-serve beverages: sodas, juices, teas and coffees
  • Special dietary needs addressed upon request – please provide information about any special dietary needs during registration