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FRC2023 booklet (PDF)
City of Tempe
The City of Tempe is located in the southeast of the metropolitan Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona. Tempe was recently designated as number 2 among The 50 Best Places to Live in the U.S. by the Money Magazine. Among the criteria for this recognition, its economic opportunities, quality of life, and diversity are noted. Home to Arizona State University, Tempe is known for its active arts and culture scene, relative affordability and myriad employment opportunities in education, finance, health care and tech.
Arizona State University
The School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment at Arizona State University (ASU) is the event’s host. ASU is currently the nation’s largest public research university impacting our community, region, and world at a scale that has more than 137,000 master learners across five campuses. Arizona State University, ranked No. 1 “Most Innovative School” in the nation by U.S. News & World Report for eight years in succession, has forged the model for a New American University by operating on the principles that learning is a personal and original journey for each student; that they thrive on experience and that the process of discovery cannot be bound by traditional academic disciplines.
The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering within ASU has an interdisciplinary structure consisting of 7 schools with program offerings on 2 campuses and online, fostering cross-campus and global partnerships. The academic programs, enrollments and graduates include a total of 25 undergraduate degree programs; 50+ graduate programs; approximately 27,000 students (~9,000 online, ~18,000 on-campus); and more than 5,100 graduates across all degree levels in during the 2020-2021 academic year.
Visit ASU: https://visit.asu.edu/travel
Memorial Union at ASU Tempe Campus
All the sessions will be held at the meeting rooms on the second floor of the Memorial Union (MU) building.
Airport Transfer and Information
The ASU Campus is conveniently located within a 10-minute drive to the Phoenix Skyharbor Airport using Taxicabs, Uber, or Lyft. Access to the local hotels or ASU Campus is also possible through the free Airport Tram, to the 44th street station.
The Valley Metro light rail ride ($2.00) to Tempe and ASU Campus (eastbound Train) is about 15 minutes as well. Exit at (university Drive/ Rural Rd. ASU Campus, Get on #10018 and off at 10023)
Hotel Information – 2023
Most of the hotels listed below are conveniently located within walking distance of the ASU Campus. Call the hotel directly to make your reservation. ASU and government rates may be available for many of them.
A list of all ASU Discounts are provided through this link: Travel Information for ASU Campus Visitors
|Tempe Mission Palms Hotel 60 East 5th Street Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 894-1400 www.destinationhotels.com/tempe-mission-palms Check in: 3pm Check out: 12pm|
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|Sonesta Select Tempe Downtown 601 South Ash Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 966-2800 https://www.sonesta.com /sonesta-select/az/tempe/sonesta- select-tempe-downtown/ Check in: 3pm Check out: 12pm||Residence Inn Tempe Downtown/University 510 South Forest Ave. Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 967-2300 https://www.marriott.com/en-s/hotels/phxtd- residence-inn-tempe- downtown- university/overview/ Check in: 4pm Check out: 12pm||MOXY Phoenix Tempe (Marriott) 1333 S. Rural Road Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 968-3451 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/phxox-moxy-phoenix- tempe/ Check in: 4pm Check out: 11am|
|5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport – Located NW side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU. Airport transportation 5:30am- 10:30pm or parking.||5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport – Located NW side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU.||5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport-Located NW side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU.||6.5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport – Located East side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU.|
|Hospitality fee of $19.95 includes Wi-Fi, fitness center, airport transportation or parking. Full-service hotel restaurant and lounge.||Complimentary Wi-Fi, outdoor heated pool, fitness center. Parking $12 day. Mill Street restaurants nearby.||Complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, fitness center, business center, outdoor pool. Parking $15 day.||Complimentary Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, fitness center. On-site restaurant, lounge. Parking $12 day.|
|303 guest rooms/suites||155 guest rooms 5 suites||11 floors, 173 guest suites with kitchenettes||190 guest rooms and suites|
|ALOFT Tempe 951 East Playa Del Norte Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 621-3300 https://www.marriott.com/en -us/hotels/phxal-aloft- tempe/overview/ Check in: 3pm Check out: 12pm||Hyatt House Tempe 601 E. 6th Street Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 207-1578 https://www.hyatt.com/e n-US/hotel/arizona/hyatt- house-tempe-phoenix- university/phxxt Check in: 4pm Check out: 12pm|
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|Graduate Tempe 225 E. Apache Blvd. Tempe, AZ 85281 (480) 967-9431 http://graduatetempe.com Check in: 4pm Check out: 11am|
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|Canopy by Hilton 108 E. University Drive Tempe, AZ 85281 1-844-MY-CANOPY https://www.hilton.com/en/hot els/phxtypy-canopy-tempe- downtown/ Check in: 4pm Check out: 12pm|
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|5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport. 1 mile North of ASU. Complimentary airport shuttle.||5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport. Located North side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU.||5 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport. Located across the street from south side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU.||6 miles from Sky Harbor Int’l Airport. Located NW side of ASU campus/walking distance to ASU.|
|Complimentary Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, fitness center, lounge, snack bar, parking.||Complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, fitness center, outdoor pool. Restaurant on-site. Parking $15 day.||Complimentary Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, fitness center. Restaurant on- site. Parking $12 day.||Complimentary Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, fitness center. Restaurant on-site. Valet parking $23 day.|
|136 guest rooms||105 guest rooms/suites||198 guest rooms/suites|