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1150 Douglas Pike
Smithfield, RI 02917
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
Bryant University's 420-acre campus is located in Smithfield, Rhode Island just 15 minutes from the city of Providence. Bryant's campus is anchored by the Hassenfeld Common with criss-crossing pathways connecting the main campus buildings. All campus facilities are within a five minute walk. Throughout the campus you will find small nooks designed for informal interaction.
for a map of the campus.
Arrival and Check-In
It is anticipated that attendees will arrive/check-in on Sunday between 2:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
The Meeting Room and Poster Area
Science sessions are held in the air-conditioned Janikies Auditorium in Academic Hall.
Poster sessions are held in an air-conditioned, newly-renovated room.
On-Site Housing and Facilities
GRC participants are housed in an air-conditioned residence hall which contains suite-style accommodations. Each suite includes three bedrooms with two twin sized beds, a shared living area and a pair of compartmentalized bathrooms. Linens, towels, soap and a drinking cup are provided in each room. There are vending machines, laundry facilities, an elevator and pay-phones available.
There are 100 single rooms available for GRC attendees at Bryant University. 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
Vegetarian and gluten-free 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
Free wireless internet service is available throughout campus.
The site is fully handicapped accessible.
Conferees have access to the campus gym, indoor pool, fitness center, sand volleyball, basketball, squash and racquetball courts, a golf putting green, and a cross country course.
Animals are not permitted on site.
All GRC facilities are smoke free.