Travel to Graduation in Washington, D.C.

Below is travel information, including a list of discounted hotel blocks. Students are responsible for all costs associated with hotel accommodations and travel to the ceremony.

Hotel Accommodations

As a courtesy, Purdue Global has set aside a block of rooms at the following hotels at a discounted group rate. We recommend using the online links to book rooms. Contact us if you encounter issues making reservations over the phone. Blocks are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.*


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August 10, 2019 Ceremony

DAR Constitution Hall
1776 D Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

Ceremony Parking

There is no parking lot at DAR Constitution Hall. Colonial Parking has several garages, with the closest being approximately 4 blocks from DAR.

View garages and rates and reserve a spot.

Airport and Transportation

  • Airport

    Airport and Shuttles

    It is recommended that graduates and guests fly into Ronald Reagan International Airport, which is approximately 10 minutes from DAR.

    Most hotels offer shuttle services to and from Ronald Reagan International Airport. Contact your hotel for more information.

  • Transportation

    Public Transportation (Metro)

    For graduates and guests who are local to Washington, D.C., DAR Constitution Hall is accessible from the 18th Street NW and D Street NW Metro bus stop, as well as the Farragut West Metrorail Orange/Blue line stop and the Farragut North Metrorail Red line stop.

    View bus/rail schedules and directions from your location

  • Taxi or Uber

    Taxi or Uber

    Taxis are usually in the area around DAR Constitution Hall. Graduates and guests may hail a taxi or schedule one in advance.

    D.C. Taxi Service: 202-790-0622

    Yellow Cab Company of D.C.: 202-546-7900

    Uber cars can be reserved via the Uber app. The app is available for iPhone and for Android devices.

Deluxe Room (single or double occupancy): $199 per night plus tax; $30 per each additional person

Parking: Valet only: $55 per car per day, with in/out privileges

Reservations must be made by 5:00 pm ET on Friday, July 12, 2019, to receive the group rate. Discounted rates are valid from August 7 to August 12, 2019. 

Willard Intercontinental Washington D.C.
  • 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
    Washington, D.C. 20004
  • Distance From Ceremony: Approximately 0.9 miles
Book Online


Discounted rates are vaild from August 8 to August 11, 2019.

The Courtyard Marriott Washington D.C./Foggy Bottom
  • 515 20th Street NW
    Washington, D.C. 20052
  • Distance From Ceremony: Approximately 0.6 miles

*It is recommended that graduates and guests refrain from booking travel accommodations until after the ceremony registration opens. In the event of a schedule change, Purdue Global is not responsible for reimbursing travel costs or other expenditures associated with attending the ceremony.

Rates subject to change. Guests should check current rates with hotel upon arrival.