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Visit Info

Keep reading to find details on planning your trip, including registration, hotel, transit, accessibility, and inclusion policies.


Registration

Registration is open now. Registration fees are described below:

$ 100 Standard rate (non-earlybird) – for Faculty and others (open until 9/20)
$ 75 Student rate (for non-Rutgers students, open until 9/20)

Independent Game Developers (open until 9/20)

Free with code Rutgers students

(Email extendingplay@gmail.com for a registration code– our registration system will appear to charge $50, before granting a refund during registration checkout)

Registration page works best with Firefox and Internet Explorer. Please email extendingplay@gmail.com with any questions.

Please click HERE to visit our registration page. 


Lodging

Many conference attendees will be choosing to stay at the New Brunswick Hyatt Regency hotel (view eBrochure here for details).

The Hyatt Regency is located at 2 Albany St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901. View Google map here.

If you have any further questions, or inquiries regarding alternative lodging arrangements, please contact the organizers at extendingplay@gmail.com.


Transit

Rutgers University’s New Brunswick campus is located in New Brunswick and neighboring Piscataway Township, New Jersey. Our conference will be located at Busch Student Center, accessible from downtown New Brunswick via both free Rutgers buses and door-to-door Extending Play shuttles.

An Extending Play shuttle van will loop between the Hyatt Regency and the Busch Student center during the following times:

  • Friday Sept. 30th: 8:00-11:00am (starting at the Hyatt) and 5:30-8:30pm (starting at Busch).
  • Saturday Oct. 1st: 7:30-10:30am and 6:00-9:00pm.

Rutgers is accessible to both Penn Station in New York City and Newark Liberty International Airport via rail on the NJ Transit Northeast Corridor Line (approximately 60 minutes between Penn and downtown New Brunswick, or 30 minutes between New Brunswick and Newark Airport).

For more information on visiting Rutgers, visit the University’s official guide, or consult Wikitravel.


Accessibility and inclusion

Extending Play is committed to providing an inclusive and accessible conference, free from discrimination and harassment related to class, disability, ethnicity, gender, race, religion, sexuality, or any other protected characteristic.

Our conference venue, the Busch Student Center, is wheelchair-accessible, and many other adaptive services can be provided upon request.

Please contact the organizers in advance of the conference dates with any general questions related to accessibility, dietary restrictions, or other adaptive services. If you or someone else seems to be experiencing inappropriate, unwanted, or intimidating behavior during the conference, please alert a staff member immediately.

Rutgers University-New Brunswick Student Centers encourages qualified persons with disabilities to participate in its programs and activities. If you anticipate needing any type of special accommodation or have questions about the physical access provided at the Student Centers, please contact the Meetings and Events Office in advance of your participation or visit. The Meetings and Events Office may be reached directly at 848.932.8821 or via email at centerres@echo.rutgers.edu.

For more information on these policies, visit the Rutgers University Office of Diversity and Inclusion, along with the University’s Office of Disability Services.


 

Parking

Extending Play visitors may park in Rutgers parking lots 51, 59, 60B & 67 without any permit. More information about Rutgers parking lots is available from Rutgers University Maps here. Special event parking in these lots is only for visitors to the University, and does not include free metered parking. Faculty, Staff, and Students must continue to park in lots they are normally authorized to park in. If you have a question regarding a special event, please email eventparking@aps.rutgers.edu to ensure a timely response. If you wish to follow up with a phone call, please contact special events at (848) 932-7744.

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