NeuroHackademy Logistics 2019

Quick Info:

  • WiFi:
    • WiFi: University of Washington
    • UW NetID: neuhack
    • Password: Mt R4inier
  • NeuroHackademy tutorials and courses will occur in Alder Hall (102, 103 and 104).
  • Doors open at 8:30 am each morning (Monday-Friday). We will start the morning sessions at 9:00 am sharp.
  • Due to space limitations, only registered NeuroHack participants will be allowed to attend the tutorials and open working sessions.
  • Participants are expected to attend all scheduled NeuroHack activities. Contact an organizer if any circumstances prevent you from attending.



  • Dorms are shared, two to a room, each room with a private bathroom.
  • You will be staying at the West Campus Residence Halls in Alder Hall.
  • Check in is at 2pm at the front desk in Lander Hall. The front desk will direct you to Alder Hall where you will be housing and all meetings and courses will take place.
  • Check out is at 11am. There will be a room where you can store your luggage if your flight leaves later that day. If you see a problem with an 11am check-out on your date of departure, please let us know asap and we can request a late check out.
  • Our west residence halls feature rooms with private restrooms, wireless Internet, and close proximity to the Henry Art Gallery and the Meany Hall for the Performing Arts. West Campus also boasts one of our All-You-Care-to-Eat (AYCE) dining facilities, Local Point at Lander Hall, full-service restaurant (Cultivate) and campus grocery store (District Market). For off-campus activities, guests have easy access to The Ave, which hosts a number of restaurants, late-night activities and retail establishments.
  • More info about the dorms can be found here.
  • An FAQ sheet about the dorms can be found here.



  • Breakfast and lunch are provided each day through the meal cards that will be given to you when you check in to the dorms. Participants will have 13 breakfasts and 14 lunches loaded onto your meal card for your time here.
  • Your meal card is programmed with the prearranged All-You-Care-to-Eat meals, which can be used at Local Point (in Lander Hall).
  • Breakfast is available in Local Point dining facility from 7am – 9am and lunch is available from 11am – 1:30pm.
  • If you are staying at a hotel or commuting, you will receive a commuter meal card to purchase breakfast and lunch during the dates you are participating in the program. You will be given these commuter meal cards on the first day of instruction.
  • Dinner will be provided at the Reception on Monday (July 30th), the poster session on Tuesday (July 31st), and the farewell cruise on the last Friday evening (August 10th). You will be responsible for all other dinners. We will do our best to accommodate dietary restrictions and have vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options.
  • Alcohol will be provided at the Reception and Cruise. If you care to drink, please bring your ID as the bartenders will be checking.



  • Seattle-Tacoma International Airport offers a range of connections to the University of Washington Campus.
  • The Link light rail is an easy, great way to get to the UW from the airport. It picks you up at the airport, comes about every 5-15 minutes, and drops you off right on the UW campus; just a 15 minute walk from the dorms you will be staying in.
    • From the arrivals hall at Sea-Tac Airport, follow the signs for Link Light Rail; the station is a short walk from the terminal on the far side of the parking garage. Tickets must be purchased at the station before boarding. The cost is $2.50 and can be paid in cash or with a credit/debit card. Take the train to the last stop (UW). Here are directions walking from the UW link stop to the Lander Hall where you will check in.
  • Taxi’s and uber/lyft are also available from the airport. Note that for uber/lyft you will meet the car in the 3rd floor parking lot for pick up.


Weekends in Seattle:

  • There will be a room available in Alder Hall if you want to work on projects over the weekend. However, there are lots of great things to do in Seattle and we encourage you to check out the city and have some fun over the weekend!
  • Click here for a list of weekend excursion ideas.


Poster Presentations:

  • If you indicated that you will be presenting a poster when you registered on Eventbrite, please bring it to the poster viewing session event, held on Tuesday, July 31st.
  • Please be prepared to set up your poster in Alder Commons between 5pm and 6pm on the 31st.
  • The poster viewing session will take place from 6pm – 8pm.
  • We will provide easels, clips, and poster board for posters measuring 32″ x 40″. Please try to bring a poster of this size, if that is not possible we can make it work using multiple easels or other options.