Learning Express Locations

 

Chicago, Illinois

Where will classes take place?

Classes will be held on the campus of Loyola University, 25 East Pearson Street, Chicago, Illinois (phone 312.915.7120).

 

How can I reach Loyola University?

Using public transit, take the Red Line train to the Chicago station stop. 

 

Where should I consider staying while in Chicago?

A hostel you may wish to consider is HI Chicago, 24 East Congress Parkway, Chicago (phone 312.360.0300).  This hostel is a 2-minute walk from a station on the city's Red Line train. and it's a 10-minute ride from there to Loyola University.  If the weather is nice, it's a 30-35 minute walk between the hostel and Loyola.

For more information on Chicago area hostels you may wish to consider, please click here.

Nashville, Tennessee

Where will classes take place?

Classes will be held on the campus of Tennessee State University - Avon Williams (Downtown) Campus, 330 10th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee (phone 615.963.5000).

 

How can I travel from Nashville International Airport to/from downtown?

You can find helpful information regarding transportation to/from the airport on both the websites of Nashville International Airport and Tennessee State University.

 

If I booked the course with accommodations, where can I find directions to the Nashville Downtown Hostel?

The Nashville Downtown Hostel is located at 177 1st Ave North, Nashville, TN 37201 (phone  615.497.1208).  The hostel provides directions from the airport on its website.

Please note that the Nashville Downtown Hostel doesn’t offer breakfast but it does have a self-catering community kitchen that can be used for meal preparation.

New Orleans, Louisiana

Where will classes take place?

Depending on when your course takes place, classes will be held at either the Drury Inn Hotel & Suites, 820 Poydras Street, New Orleans, Louisiana (phone 504.529.7800) or on the campus of Tulane University, 6823 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana (phone 504.865.5000).

If I booked the course with accommodations, where will I stay?

Depending on when your course takes place, you'll stay at either the Drury Inn Hotel & Suites or in a residence hall on the campus of Tulane University.

If I booked the course without accommodations, what are some of my options?

If you're looking for accommodations in New Orleans you may wish to consider one of the following hostels:

Auberge NOLA Hostel

1628 Carondelet Street

(about 22 minutes from campus

using Bus 15)

City House Hostel New Orleans

129 Burgundy Street

(about 28 minutes from campus

using Bus 15)

The Quisby

1225 St. Charles Avenue

(about 22 minutes from campus

using Bus 15)

New York City, New York

Where will classes take place?

Classes will be held at BMCC's Harlem Continuing Education campus located in the Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Building.  The Harlem Continuing Education Center is located at 163 West 125th Street in Manhattan (phone 212.776.2425).

For students enrolled in the Fashion, Cities and Cinema course, the first day of class will be held at the Fashion Institute of Technology located at 227 West 27th Street in Manhattan.

 

How can I reach BMCC's Harlem Continuing Education Center?

BMCC's Harlem Continuing Education Center is easily accessible by subway.  Both the number 2 and 3 trains stop at the 125th Street Station, the closest stop to the Center.

It's also easy to get to the Harlem Continuing Education Center via Metro-North trains by exiting at the 125th Street station.

Where should I consider staying while in New York?

A hostel you may wish to consider is HI New York City Hostel, 891 Amsterdam Avenue, New York (phone 212.932.2300). This hostel is about 20 minutes away from the site of classes using public transportation.

For more information on New York area hostels you may wish to consider, please click here.

Niagara Falls, New York

Where will classes take place?

Class on Thursday will take place at Hampton Inn & Suites Buffalo Airport (New York). Class on Friday and Saturday will be held at Comfort Inn The Pointe in Niagara Falls, New York.

Where will I stay?

On Thursday you’ll stay at Hampton Inn & Suites Buffalo Airport. On Friday and Saturday you’ll stay at Comfort Inn The Pointe in Niagara Falls, New York. The Comfort Inn is located next to the beautiful Niagara Falls State Park.

Philadelphia, Pennsylania

Where will classes take place?

Classes will be held on the campus of Peirce College, 1420 Pine Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (phone 215.545.6400.).

 

How can I reach Peirce College?

The Broad Street Subway's Lombard- South is located ½ block from Peirce College.

 

Where should I consider staying while in Philadelphia?

For information on Philadelphia area hostels you may wish to consider, please click here.

San Francisco, California

Where will classes take place?

Classes will be held at the City College of San Francisco.  Depending on the course session you select, class will take place at either the College’s Downtown Center or its Chinatown/North Beach Center.

 

Where should I consider staying while in San Francisco?

A hostel you may wish to consider is HI San Francisco Downtown, 312 Mason Square, San Francisco (phone 415.788.5604).  It's a 20 minute walk from this hostel to class.

For more information on San Francisco area hostels you may wish to consider, please click here.

Washington, DC

Where will classes take place?

Beginning in August 2019, classes will be held on the campus of Catholic University, 620 Michigan Avenue NE, Washington, DC (phone 202.319.5000)

 

Where should I consider staying while in Washington?

If you're looking for accommodations you may wish to consider Hosteling International, 1009 11th Street NW, Washington, DC (phone 202.737.2333).  It takes about 30 minutes to reach the campus of Catholic University from Hosteling International via public transportation.

For more information on Washington, DC area hostels you may wish to consider, please click here.