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Housing & Meals

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On-campus housing and meal plans are available for our conference attendees and any family members traveling with them. Housing and meal plans must be purchased by June 6, 2011. Housing and meals purchased or changed after June 6, 2011 will depend on availability and cannot be guaranteed. No changes will be accepted after June 24, 2011.

Dorm Rooms

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Single Room $50/night. One occupant.
There is a $15 non-refundable housing registration fee.
Conference attendees registering for accommodations will be housed in single occupancy, dormitory-style rooms in Dakin House. Approximately 11 rooms each share a community bath area and lounge. Genders are separated by floors with separate bath facilities. Rooms are furnished with linens, bed frame and mattress, desk, chair, and bureau. Rooms are not air conditioned; fans are provided. No private baths are available.

A very limited* number of rooms with two single beds are available for double occupancy. $100/night. These are first come/first served and not guaranteed. You may request a double room at the time of registration. If we are unable to grant your request, we will assign you to two single rooms. You must include payment for both occupants at time of registration.*Availability not guaranteed. Two single rooms will be assigned if a double is not available.

Check-in for accommodations: Conference Registration and check-in for housing and meals will be located in Room 108 of Franklin Patterson Hall

Meals

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Hampshire Dining Commons
Hampshire College’s Dining Commons offers a wide variety of healthy, freshly prepared food and can accommodate most special dietary needs. Please specify dietary needs on the registration form. Gluten-free options are available but must be requested in advance. All meals in the dining commons MUST be purchased in advance. There are no additional dining facilities on campus.

Sample Dining Commons Fare:

  • Belgian Waffles and Juice
  • Hand Crafted Pizza
  • Grill
  • International Salad Station
  • Chef's Featured Entrees
  • Vegetarian & Vegan Offerings
  • Homemade Soups
  • Salad Bar
  • Deli Bar
  • Freshly Baked Desserts
  • Beverages

No nearby Off-Campus Dining
Hampshire College is located in a rural area, approximately 5 miles from downtown Amherst where other dining is available. Please see the "Questions & Answers section for more information about off-campus dining options.

Meal Plans Available In Advance Only*

There is a $4.00 non-refundable Meal Registration Fee.
* Housing and meal plans MUST be purchased by June 6, 2011. Meals purchased or changed after June 6, 2011 will depend on availability and cannot be guaranteed. No changes or new meal purchases will be accepted after June 24, 2011. Meals MUST be purchased in advanced and WILL NOT be available for purchase on-site.

Cafeteria meal serving times and prices for conference attendees who have purchased meals in advance are:

  • Breakfast: $6.00 per person/per meal. Breakfast Served: 7:30am to 9:00am**
  • Lunch: $11.00 per person/per meal. Lunch Served: 12:30pm 2:00pm**
  • Dinner: $14.00 per person/per meal. Dinner Served: 5:00pm to 7:00pm**

** FGNA will be sharing the cafeteria with other groups. Please note that at 8:30am, 1:30pm, and 6:30pm, certain food items will be pulled from the line for a nutritional weight loss camp. Feldenkrais Conference attendees are welcome to come into the Dining Commons to eat during these times, however please be aware that the full offerings will not be available.

FGNA Members may enjoy their Regional Meeting lunch on Sunday July 10th free of charge, courtesy of the Council of Regional Representatives.

Amenities

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Bathrooms Approximately 11 rooms within Dakin House share a community bath area and lounge. Genders are separated by floors with separate bath facilities. There are no rooms with private baths.
Kitchens There is a kitchen with refrigerator and stove available for shared use in the Dakin Student Life Center. You must provide your own utensils and cooking supplies.
Wireless Access/Cell Phone Service/ Phones Wifi is available in the dorms and most places on Campus. Passwords will be available at Registration. Cell phone reception is generally good. There are no pay phones on campus. A phone (requires calling card) is available in Dakin dorm. For emergencies, participants can be reached by calling the main switchboard For Hampshire College: 413.549.4600.
Pool Pool passes can be purchased through pre-arrangement with Hampshire College for $30. The pool is available for use only Monday-Friday 12:15-1:15pm.
Air Conditioning All workshop room are air-conditioned. Dorm rooms are NOT air-conditioned. Fans will be provided in all occupied dorm rooms.
Parking Please look for signs directing you to a designated parking area when you arrive. Conference attendees with vehicles will be provided with a parking pass.
Other Alcohol Policy Alcohol consumption by legal aged adults in the housing facilities is permitted as long as the quiet enjoyment of other occupants is not interrupted.

Accessibility

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Wheelchair access All buildings are wheelchair accessible. There is an accessible dorm room also available. All buildings are within a short walking distance. (5 mins between buildings.)
Stairs/Walking All workshops are within a 3-5 minute walk of each other. You can find a Hampshire campus map here: http://www.hampshire.edu/discover/17832.htm

Housing Refund and Cancellation Policy

Housing Cancellation and Refunds will be accepted through June 6, 2011. There is a $15 non-refundable housing registration fee. After June 6, 2011, we regret that no refunds will be available for housing cancellations.

Meal Plan Refund and Cancellation Policy

Meal plan cancellations are available through June 24, 2011. If you have purchased a single meal (e.g. 1 lunch or 1 breakfast), refunds are not available. For all other cancellations, refunds are available. However, there is a non-refundable $4 meal registration fee. No cancellations or refunds are available after June 24, 2011.