Traveling to Saint Joseph's University

Information on traveling to Saint Joseph's University can be found here. Attendees staying at the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue can find specific directions in the Lodging section below.

A campus map is available here.

The meetings will take place on Mandeville Hall. See below for a Google Map where you can obtain customized directions.

Things to do in Philadelphia

There are many activities and events in June in Philadelphia. For information, you can visit these websites:

If you are looking for something to do on Friday June 7, you may want to look into the First Friday initiative:

Additionally, several museums offer discounted admission prices on certain days during the first week of the month:



A block of double bed rooms has been reserved at Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue for PLW 2019 participants for June 2, 2019 - June 7, 2019. The special room rate will be available until May 4th or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. The rates start at $259/night. To reserve the rooms, use the following link:

Alternatively, you can call 215-879-4000 and use the following information:

Group Information
Group Name: PLW2019
Group Code: PLWSJU
Hotel Name: Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue

The hotel is located at 4200 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131


Directions for reaching the Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue from the airport can be found here.


Saint Joseph's can be easily reached from the Hilton hotel by taxi, Uber, or Lyft. Additionally, below are instructions for traveling to and from Mandeville Hall using SEPTA bus:

From hotel to Mandeville,

1. Walk from hotel to City Av & Kings Grant Dr (about 1min). You must cross the street.
2. Take bus #1, #44 , or #65 (about 10 min ride)
3. Step down at 54th St. & City Ave.
4. Walk about 2 min to MV Hall.

From Mandeville to hotel:

1. Walk from Mandeville Hall to Old Lancaster Rd. & City Line Ave. intersection. (about 3min walk)
2. Take bus: #44, #1, or #65 (about 10min ride)
3. Step down of bus at City Av & Belmont Av.
4. Walk back to hotel. (about 1 min)

There is a $2.50 fare for the bus ride, it can be paid by cash on the bus.