Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit Conference, March 14-16, 2018

Venue and Lodging

Conference Location

Centennial Campus and Hillsborough Street FestivalWelcome to the Piedmont of North Carolina and the eastern-most point of the Research Triangle! The home of NC State University is Raleigh, the capital of North Carolina which is rich in history, culture and science. Travel to this area is easy with many daily flights services and a variety of air carriers to the RDU International Airport. Two major interstates (I-40 and I-95) provide easy access to Raleigh and NC State University.

The 2018 Southeast Regional CESU Rally will be held at the StateView Hotel, 2451 Alumni Drive, Raleigh, NC 27606. The StateView, opened in fall of 2017, is a full service conference hotel within the Marriott Autograph Collection. The hotel is nestled in the rolling hills of North Carolina State University's Centennial Campus. The StateView combines a natural setting with state-of-the-art amenities, close to everything. The hotel features ample, free parking and is a half an hour drive from the Raleigh-Durham International (RDU) Airport. It is less than 20 minutes from downtown Raleigh and a short shuttle bus ride to the eclectic Hillsborough St. area and trendy Cameron Village shopping and dining district.

Hotel Accommodations

Farm to tableDiscounted hotel rooms are available for the nights of March 14 and March 15 only. Two methods for reserving you room at the StateView hotel (deadline February 17, 2018 or while supplies last):

  1. Reserve your room online at the StateView hotel by Friday, February 17, 2018 (or while supplies last) and you will qualify for a discounted rate of $111+tax per night (regular rate is $174+tax). Note: the discount of $63/night will be deducted when you check in at the hotel.
  2. Reserve your room by phone at the StateView hotel by Friday, February 17, 2018 (or while supplies last) by calling Kaitlin Simonetti, Group Rooms Manager directly at the StateView, 919.743.0055. Be sure to call the hotel using this direct number and asking for Kaitlin Simonetti. Note: the discount of $63/night will be deducted when you check in at the hotel.

For a list of other hotel/motel accommodations within driving distance of NC State University and Raleigh, NC area, Click Here.