Location & Entry
This event takes place at the U of M TCF Bank Stadium on the East Bank Campus.
To enter the stadium and proceed to the WCS, walk around the west side of the stadium to the TCF Bank Stadium Events Entrance, under "Benton County" (next to "Goldy's Locker Room," a merchandise store). Click here for walking directions from parking to the Benton County entrance to the Symposium.
To get to the WCS via light rail, use the Metro Green Line Light Rail and get off at the Stadium Village stop for TCF Bank Stadium.
If you are flying into MSP, take the Metro Blue Line Light Rail to the US Bank Stadium stop, transfer to the Metro Green Line Light Rail toward St. Paul, and get off at the Stadium Village stop. Light rail fare is $2.25.
A taxi is about ~$60 from the airport.
Parking is available all around the stadium, but we suggest you park in the U of M's Maroon Lot, north of the stadium. Cost is $4 for all-day parking, and you pay with a credit card or cash when you exit.
There are four hotels within walking distance of the TCF Bank Stadium:
- The Graduate: .25 mile, walking distance
- Days Hotel University Ave SE: .25 mile, walking distance
- DoubleTree by Hilton Minneapolis University Area: .25 mile, walking distance
- Hampton Inn & Suites Minneapolis University Area: .33 mile, walking distance
Downtown Minneapolis hotels are along the Metro Green Line Light Rail and are a 10-15 minute ride away. For TCF Bank Stadium, get off at the Stadium Village Stop on the Green Line.