Getting to the Conference
University of Mount Union
Can you get there from _______________? Yes, you can!
Travel by Air
Alliance, Ohio, home of the University of Mount Union is conveniently located at the intersection of three airports:
- Akron-Canton Airport, approximately 20 miles west of Alliance
- Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, 70 miles northwest of Alliance.
- Pittsburgh International Airport, 80 miles east of Alliance
Travel by car, minivan
The university’s address is 1972 Clark Avenue, Alliance OH 44601 – this will take you to Beeghly Hall, the administration building. Several major highways bring to you close to Alliance, for example:
Take I-90 west to Erie, then I-79 south to I-80 west. Follow I-80 west for 15 miles past the Ohio border to I-79 west (Akron junction). Follow I-79 west to Exit 54 (Rt. 534). Follow 534 south to Rt. 62. Take 62 west into Alliance. The university is located on 62 (State Street).
Take I-77 south to Canton, then Rt. 62 east. Take the Alliance exit. Turn right. The university will be on your LEFT (Clark Avenue), approximately 2.5 miles down Rt. 62 (State Street).
Take I-71 north to Mansfield, then Rt. 30 east to Canton. Follow I-77 north to Rt. 62 east. Take the Alliance exit, turn right. The university will be on your LEFT (Clark Avenue), approximately 2.5 miles down Rt. 62 (State Street).
From New York City
Take I-80 west to the Pennsylvania border. Then follow directions as indicated from Buffalo.
Take Rt. 60 north to Beaver Falls, then take Rt. 51 west to Alliance. Stay straight on this highway – routes will change from 51 to 14 to 14A and 62 west into Alliance . . . or,
Take the Pennsylvania Turnpike west (I-76 west) to the Ohio Turnpike. Continue west on the Ohio Turnpike to Exit 16 (Rt. 7). Follow Rt. 7 south to Rt. 14 west. Take 14 west to combined Rts. 173 and 62 west which lead into Alliance. The university is located on Rt. 62 (State Street).
Ground Transport Options (getting to/from airports):
- Uber – The cost estimate for getting to/from the Clevland airport is ~$100 for a 4-person sedan, and ~$150 for a 6 – 8 person UberXL. You can get a more tailored estimate here.
- Lyft – The cost estimate for getting to/from the Clevland airport is ~$200 for a 4-person sedan, $75 for the XL. You can get a more tailored estimate here.
- Jayride – Serves to coordinate among various airport transport companies. They can offer discounts for both Uber and Lyft. You can get a more tailed estimate here.
Travel by train:
Amtrak does stop in Alliance, Ohio; travel information see:
And once you’re here!
Things to do once you’re here in Alliance!
11929 Beech Street NE
186 W. Market Street
840 N. Park Avenue
228 E. Main Street
Claiming the world’s largest troll collection. This museum explores trolls, from mythology to today
Things to do once you’re here in Alliance further afield!
A historic property of the Western Reserve Historical Society in Bath Township, Summit County, Ohio. This 32-structure museum offers a glimpse of life in the 1860s via crafts, gardens & farm animals.
2686 Oak Hill Road | Bath 44210
A historic house museum featuring a 65-room Tudor Revival Manor House and recently restored Gate Lodge (birthplace of Alcoholics Anonymous and approximately 70 acres of artistically landscaped
714 N Portage Path | Akron 44303
Kent State University | 300 Midway Drive | Kent OH 44243
2121 George Halas Drive NW | Canton 44708
…and a bit further away…
Collection of public gardens located in Rockefeller Park along East Boulevard & Martin Luther King Jr. Drive w/in 276. Acre of wooded parkland on the city’s East Side Built 1916 through 2019 & still building
11150 East Blvd | Cleveland 44106
1100 E 9th Avenue | Cleveland 44114
Featured co-sponsor, Master of Arts in Peace & Social Transformation (Earlham School of Religion)