Information for Attendees

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September 13, 2018

The symposium Tell Me What Hurts: Storytelling and the Healing Arts will take place at the University of New England, on the Biddeford campus. Sessions will take place in the multipurpose rooms in the Campus Center, which is building 19 on this map. The exhibit and reception will be in the Ketchum Library Gallery (building 6), a short distance away. Parking locations are also indicated on the map. The easiest lot to find parking in will likely be the one nearest the Alfond Forum (P33) which is approximately a half mile from the Campus Center, and across Route 9 from the rest of campus. Shuttles will run between this lot and the Campus Center from 8–11 a.m. and again 3:30–7:30 p.m. If you will need shuttle service outside of those hours, please contact Cathleen Miller to make arrangements.

BIDDEFORD CAMPUS MAP

Directions to the Biddeford campus: 

Driving:
Take the Maine Turnpike (I-95) to Exit 32 (Biddeford). After the tollbooth, turn left at the traffic light onto Route 111 (Alfred Street). Take a left onto Route 1 from the right-hand lane, and then an immediate right as Route 111 branches off to the right. Then continue to the next traffic light. Turn right onto Route 9/208 (Pool Street). 

To the Campus Center: 
Follow Route 9/208 approximately four miles to the University of New England sign on your left. Turn left at this sign onto Hills Beach Rd. and you will see the Admissions Welcome Center on your left. Continue on Hills Beach Rd. The Campus Center will be on your left. There is a circular drive for drop off outside the building.

To the Alfond Forum parking lot:
Follow Route 9/208 approximately 4 miles to the University of New England sign on your left. Continue on Route 9/208, turn right on Hedley Reynolds Way. The parking lot will be to the left. Please note there are no designated spots for conference attendees.

Using public transit:
The Biddeford campus is not readily accessible by public transit. The nearest train station is in Saco — taxis and a shuttle bus to the UNE campus are available from that point.


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September 14, 2018

The workshop Writing the Body: Artists' Books for Ourselves and Each Other will take place at the University of New England, on the Portland campus. The workshop will be in the Detmer Room in Alumni Hall, which is building 12 on this map. Some parking locations are indicated on the map, but parking on the Portland campus is generally difficult. There will be parking available at the Bishop Street satellite lot, with shuttle service to campus. There is also often parking along Stevens Avenue south of campus, between Evergreen Cemetery and Baxter Woods, approximately a ten-minute walk to campus.

PORTLAND CAMPUS MAP

Directions to the Portland campus:

From intown Portland:
Take I-295 to Forest Avenue North (Exit 6B). Follow Forest Avenue to the traffic light at Woodford Street. Bear left onto Woodford Street and follow it to the light at Stevens Avenue. Turn right onto Stevens Avenue and continue for about one mile through three traffic lights. The campus will be on your left just after you pass the traffic light at Walton Street.

From the Maine Turnpike (I-95):
Take Exit 48 (Westbrook). After the tollbooth, turn left at the traffic light onto Riverside Drive. Follow Riverside Drive about one-quarter of a mile to the intersection of Brighton Avenue (Route 25), and turn left onto Brighton. Follow Brighton about one and three-quarter miles to the intersection of Stevens Avenue (Route 9) and turn left onto Stevens. Continue on Stevens about one mile through three traffic lights. The campus will be on your left just after you pass the traffic light at Walton Street.

Using public transit:
The Portland Metro Bus routes 9A & 9B run up and down Stevens Avenue and there are bus stops in front of the College of Pharmacy.

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