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Big Tent 2017



St. Louis is easily accessible by road, air, and rail.

The St. Louis airport (STL) is located about 12 miles from the Washington University campus, and served by most major airlines. Please make your own travel arrangements as early as possible for the best fares and choice of flights. Review the full Big Tent schedule (including pre- and post-conference opportunities) so you are sure of the dates you need to travel before booking your ticket.

Ground transportation – The St. Louis MetroLink ( provides light rail transportation between the airport and the Washington University campus; the one-way fare is $4.  Taxi fare is around $30.

Parking – On-campus parking is $5/day, with discounts for multiday passes. These must be pre-ordered and can be purchased as part of the registration process.