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The East Coast Organization of Language Testers

ECOLT 2007

Current Practices in Language Testing


ECOLT will be held at The Cloyd Heck Marvin Center on the Campus of the George Washington University.

800 21st Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052

The building has entrances both on H Street between 21st and 22nd Streets, and on 21st Street between H and Eye Streets. See http://www.gwu.edu/~map/hmap/ for The George Washington University campus map,

By Plane

  • If you are traveling by plane and flying directly into Ronald Reagan National Airport, you can reach the campus by taxi, which will cost approximately $12. You can also reach campus by taking the Metro Blue Line (heading in the direction of Addison Road). Exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom - GWU.
  • If you are flying into Dulles International Airport, you can take the Washington Flyer Shuttle Bus to downtown Washington. The fee for the bus is $16 one-way and $26 round trip (cash only). Tickets can be purchased at the airport. The bus will stop at the Washington Convention Center - you can then take a taxi to GW. You may also take a taxi directly form the airport.
By Train
  • If you are traveling by train, you will arrive at Union Station and can take a taxi for the approximate cost of $7. You can also take the Metro Red Line (heading toward Shady Grove). When you reach the Metro Center stop, transfer to the Blue Line (heading toward Franconia-Springfield) or the Orange Line (heading towards Vienna). Exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom-GWU.
By Metro
  • If you are traveling by Metro to campus, exit at the stop marked Foggy Bottom/GWU. As you exit the station, you will be at 23rd and I Streets. For more information, see the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority website: http://wmata.com.
By Car
  • From North
    Interstate 95 south to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring/Northern Virginia. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Turn right onto Florida Avenue (just past the Washington Hilton) and turn left immediately onto 21st Street. The Marvin Center is located at 800 21st Street (between H and Eye Streets).
  • From Northwest
    Interstate 270 to Interstate 495 (Capital Beltway) toward Silver Spring. Take exit 33, heading south on Connecticut Avenue for about 9 miles. Follow directions as given in From North.
  • From West
    Interstate 66 and Route 50 both connect with the Theodore Roosevelt Bridge. Cross the bridge and exit left at E Street, then again at Virginia Avenue. Bear left, following signs for 23rd Street. Turn right on 23rd Street and continue a few blocks to campus. Turn right on H Street. The Marvin Center is on your left between 22nd and 21st Streets.
  • From South
    Interstate 95 to Interstate 395 Arlington Memorial Bridge exit. Cross the bridge and bear left at the Lincoln Memorial. Turn left onto 23rd Street, NW, and follow directions as given in From West.

This information was compiled from http://gwired.gwu.edu/marvincenter/info/Address/


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For more information, please contact Meg Malone or Vicky Nier.