Accommodations and Travel

     

     

     

    Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
    500 Canal Street
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    Tel: 504-525-2500
    Main Website

     

    Hotel Reservations

    The Sheraton Hotel New Orleans, located on Canal Street, is steps away from the buzz of the French Quarter. Relax in refined guest rooms and suites, which boast plush bedding, spacious work areas, modern technology and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the French Quarter and the Mississippi River. Kick start your day at the fully equipped Sheraton Fitness Center and on-property Starbucks® or wind down with refreshing cocktails and local cuisine at the Pelican Bar.

     

    To make your room reservation, contact the Sheraton Hotel New Orleans at 500 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70130, 888-627-7033. To receive the special CGS meeting rate of $219 per night, please indicate you are a CGS Annual Meeting attendee when making your room reservation before November 5, 2021. To reserve your room online, click here.

     

    A room tax of 16.2%, assessment tax of 1.75% and a $3.00 per room, per night occupancy tax will apply to the rate, which will be available for three days prior to and after the meeting based on hotel availability. Reservations are not guaranteed—please make your room reservation as early as possible. Reservation requests received after November 5 will be accepted by the Sheraton on a space-available basis based on the hotel’s prevailing rates.

     

    Travel to New Orleans


    Airports: Airport: New Orleans is serviced by the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) which is located approximately 12 miles from the Sheraton Hotel New Orleans. Taxi, Uber, and Lyft service are available.

     

    What to Wear
    Weather: The average December daytime temperature in New Orleans is 64 degrees with nighttime lows averaging 45 degrees.

     

    Meeting Attire

    Business attire is appropriate for all meetings, receptions and meal functions.

     

     

     

    CGS is the leading source of information, data analysis, and trends in graduate education. Our benchmarking data help member institutions to assess performance in key areas, make informed decisions, and develop plans that are suited to their goals.
    CGS Best Practice initiatives address common challenges in graduate education by supporting institutional innovations and sharing effective practices with the graduate community. Our programs have provided millions of dollars of support for improvement and innovation projects at member institutions.
    As the national voice for graduate education, CGS serves as a resource on issues regarding graduate education, research, and scholarship. CGS collaborates with other national stakeholders to advance the graduate education community in the policy and advocacy arenas.  
    CGS is an authority on global trends in graduate education and a leader in the international graduate community. Our resources and meetings on global issues help members internationalize their campuses, develop sustainable collaborations, and prepare their students for a global future.