Travel Information

Location

Unless otherwise noted, the Seed Analyst Short Courses and Seed Conditioning Workshops take place at the Seed Science Center, located in the northeastern part of the Iowa State University campus.

Parking is available. Please visit the Iowa State University Parking website for a parking permit.

Lodging in Ames

Purity Week Short Course:

A special guest room rate of $111.00 per night, is available at the Best Western Plus University Park Inn and Suites.

Please use the online booking link to reserve your room, or call (515) 296-2500 and mention Seed Lab Short Course when making your reservation.

The Seed Lab provides a shuttle from Best Western Plus University Park Inn and Suites to the short courses.

All other workshops:
For a complete listing of hotels in Ames, call the Ames Convention & Visitors Bureau at 515.232.4032 or go to www.thinkames.com.

ISU Campus Parking
Parking is available within walking distance of the Seed Science Center on the Iowa State University campus. Please visit the Iowa State University Parking website for a parking permit.

Getting Here

By Air:
The Des Moines International Airport is located 45 minutes south of Ames. The airport is service by most major airlines and offers a variety of arrival and departure times.

Des Moines Airport Rental Cars:
Several car rental agencies maintain offices in the airport.

By Car:
Centrally located in the Midwest, Ames is easily accessed by U.S. Highways 30 and 69, as well as Interstate 35.