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2019 OT Summit of Scholars: Location, Lodging, & Transportation

OT Summit of Scholars 2019

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Conference Location

The 2019 Occupational Therapy Summit of Scholars will be located at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston South Carolina. Sessions will be held on MUSC's campus in the Drug Discovery Building (70 President Street).

Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the US, and has been voted a #1 vacation destination by Conde Nast for several years.

We are thrilled to show off our city’s history, beaches, and restaurants! Explore your options at the Charleston Visitor’s Bureau website.

The MUSC OT students will provide conference attendees with a list of great restaurants and things to do during conference registration. They will be more than happy to answer questions also!

Please click here for an interactive Google Map of the area and meeting venues.

Printable parking + walking map (PDF download)


Hotel rooms have been reserved for the nights of Thursday June 20 and Friday June 21 at these nearby hotels for a discounted rate.

Charleston is a major wedding destination city; therefore, it will be difficult to find budget friendly hotel rooms in Charleston at this time of year. Moreover, Charleston has strict short-term rental rules making it difficult to find lodgings via vacation rental websites such as Airbnb.

Please take advantage of the “already-reserved-for-you” rooms at the:

Hilton Garden Inn ($199/night)

45 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29401

To make reservations either:

Charleston Marriott ($189/night)

170 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29403

To make reservations either:


Transportation to/from the airport: The Charleston airport is well served by local taxi services as well as ride share services.

Transportation between the conference hotels and conference venue: There will be limited transportation provided from the hotel to/from the conference venue. Alternatively, attendees can schedule their own transport via taxi or rideshare. Also, please consider walking – the conference hotels are less than 1 mile from the conference venue.