During check-in, delegations will receive name tags, delegate folders, and advisor folders. All delegates and advisors/chaperones should also submit their Code of Conduct forms at this time.
Check in will take place from 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM on Thursday, January 31st in the lobby of the Marriott Wardman Park and from 1:00-4:00 pm on Friday, February 1st in the lobby of the School of International Service. A map of American University’s campus is located below.
Opening and Closing Ceremonies
Opening ceremonies will take place in Kerwin 1 & 2 in Kerwin Hall (see attached map). Doors will open at 3:30pm and opening ceremonies begin at 4:00 pm. After opening ceremonies, delegates will be escorted to their committee rooms by their Chairs. We highly encourage that delegates eat dinner prior to opening ceremonies. There are a number of food options near the hotel, on campus, and nearby off campus.
Closing Ceremonies will be held in Bender Arena at 12PM on Sunday. Delegates will be led from their committee rooms to closing ceremonies.
AmeriMUNC has contracted with Haymarket Transportation to provide complimentary transportation to and from the Marriot Wardman Park and American University's campus on all three days of the conference. That being said, schools are more than welcome to find their own transportation and/or use a school provided bus for the duration of the weekend.
Shuttle services from the Marriott Wardman Park to American University on Friday afternoon, Saturday morning, Sunday morning and Sunday afternoon will be on a first-come first-serve basis. Shuttle Services will be provided during the following times:
Friday afternoon - 3PM - 4:30PM
Saturday morning - 8AM - 9:30AM
Sunday morning - 8AM - 9:30AM
Sunday afternoon - 1PM - 2PM
Shuttle services from American University’s campus to the Marriott Wardman Park will be offered on Friday night and Saturday night on a by-committee basis. Students will be walked from their committee room by their chairs to the shuttle services which will be provided during the following times:
Friday night - 9PM - 10PM
Saturday night - 8PM - 9PM
AmeriMUNC will provide lunch and dinner on Saturday. Delegations are expected to find their own meals prior to arriving on Friday and after departing on Sunday.
Saturday Lunch will be provided in committee rooms and will be shared by delegates, their chairs, and members of their committee’s crisis staff if applicable. Delegates should expect pizza and salad to be offered. Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be provided.
Saturday Dinner, otherwise called District Dinner, will be offered in the Atrium of the School of International Service. Each delegate will be given two tickets (found in the back of their conference provided lanyard) which will be able to be redeemed for one serving each from a dozen different notable D.C. restaurants and eateries. Gluten-free and vegetarian options will be provided.
Parking at American University
If you wish to park, free parking is available on campus after 5:00 pm on Friday, all day Saturday, and all day Sunday. This includes the School of International Service Parking Garage which is located underneath the building. Before 5:00 pm on Friday, parking is $2/hr or $16/day in the Katzen Arts Center Garage and the School of International Service Garage. Pay-As-You-Go Machines accept cash and major credit cards. They are located in the elevator lobbies of Katzen Arts Center and the School of International Service.
School busses can park in the open air parking lot on the south side of campus off of Rockwood Parkway behind the Letts & Anderson Dorms (see map below).