Conference Details

Welcome to the University of St. Thomas and the 10th International Symposium of the John A. Ryan Institute!  Below are some details to assist you while you're at the conference:

Dress for Conference

  • Business casual; meeting rooms are air-conditioned
  • For campus security, please wear your lanyard/identification throughout the conference

Wi-fi is available throughout campus

Priest Participants: If you plan to concelebrate Mass, please bring the necessary vestments.  Friday, June 22 is the Feast Day of St. Thomas More.




The Double Tree by Hilton offers a limited block of rooms at a group rate if booked by May 21.  It is the nearest hotel located across the street from the University of St. Thomas, offering a convenient location.  

Hotel address is:

1101 LaSalle Avenue
inneapolisMinnesota, 55403

USATEL: +1-612-332-6800
FAX: +1-612-332-8246

Other nearby hotel options include Millenium Hotel Minneapolis and Hyatt Regency Minneapolis.

Picture of the hotel - Center List: Lodging


The University of St. Thomas Minneapolis Campus is located in the heart of downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Minneapolis Campus:
Printed Maps & Directions | Interactive Map | Interactive Driving Directions

The Conference will be held in Schlulze Hall, 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis.

Parking is available in a number of locations (fees vary), searchable on the interactive map located above.

Minneapolis Campus - Center List Item: Location


Directions to the University of St. Thomas & DoubleTree suites from MSP Airport:

MSP Airport is located 12 miles S.E. of downtown Minneapolis. Take I-494 west to I-35W north. Take I-35W north to Downtown exits. Take 11th Street exit 6 blocks to hotel. The DoubleTree hotel is located on the corner of 11th Street and LaSalle Avenue, and the University of St. Thomas Minneapolis Campus is directly across the street.


Taxis await guests at either terminal after all arriving flights as well as light-rail transit to downtown Minneapolis.  Rail users should take the BLUE line to Minneapolis.

Uber and Lyft app-based ride services are available at the airport:

From Terminal 1, follow the signs to baggage claim level.  Signs will direct you to "app-based" or "T" ride services on level 1 of the green parking ramp.
In Terminal 2, pick up is available from the Ground Transport Center, on the ground level of the Purple parking ramp. 

The hotel does not provide ground transportation to/from The Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport.

St. Thomas Light Rail - Center List Item: Transportation