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Colby-Sawyer College
541 Main Street
New London, NH 03257
United States

Note: Contact information for the GRC site office will be included here when conferences are in session at this site.

About the Site

Colby-Sawyer is located in New London, New Hampshire in the heart of the Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee region, just 100 miles north of Boston. The Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee region is known for the natural beauty of its lakes and mountains.

Click here for a map of the campus (PDF format), which indicates the location of all GRC-related activities.

Arrival and Check-In

It is anticipated that attendees will arrive/check-in on Sunday between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm at the GRC office in Danforth Hall. If you arrive after the office closes at 9:00 pm, please use the call box located outside of Best Hall to call Campus Safety (dial 3300), or call using a cell phone at 603-526-3300. They will come to the GRC office and give you your check-in packet.

The Meeting Room and Poster Area

Science Sessions are held in the air-conditioned Curtis L. Ivey Science Center auditorium.

Poster Sessions and Socials are held in the air-conditioned Ware Campus Center.

On-Site Housing and Facilities

GRC participants are housed in dorm rooms with twin beds and shared bathrooms down the hall. The rooms are not air-conditioned but fans are available for rent in the GRC office. Linens, towels, soap and a drinking cup are provided in each room.

There are 100 single rooms available for GRC attendees at Colby-Sawyer College. Accepted applicants have an opportunity to register for a single room on a first come, first served basis. Once all available single rooms have been reserved, you will be required to register for a shared room.

Dining Area and Meals

All Meals will be served in Ware Campus Center. Vegetarian entrees are available at all meals and kosher meals are available only if the request is made in advance of the meeting.

Internet, Phone and Computer Access

Wireless Internet access is located throughout the campus and there are Ethernet Jacks in all the dorm rooms. Please bring your own Ethernet cable. There are computers available in the library for the use of the attendees.

Handicapped Accessibility

The site is fully handicapped accessible.

On-Site Recreation

Attendees can use the Hogan Sports Center which includes an Indoor Pool, Indoor Track, Fitness Center, and Racquet Courts. There is also opportunity for volleyball, soccer and baseball on campus.

Other Information

Animals are not permitted on site.

All GRC facilities are smoke free.

The site offers a recreational camp for children (ages 6-12) on a daily basis. Parents are asked to go to the front desk at the Hogan Sports Center for registration. The cost is $30.00 per day. For additional questions, please contact Lisa Lacombe at ext. 603-526-3775.
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