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Registration, Accommodation, Travel and Other Information


Registration and Costs

Register For Estimate

The regular course fee is $1,100 ($1,250 after March 31). This fee is intended to cover faculty members and corporate or government employees. The fee for non-MSU students and MSU Alumni is $500 ($600 after March 31). The fee for MSU faculty is $750 ($900 after March 31) and MSU students pay $250 ($300 after March 31). Group discounts available when 5 or more people from the same organization register. For more information regarding this discount, please email estimate@econ.msu.edu.

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Travel Information

The local airport is in Lansing but it is also possible to fly into Grand Rapids, Flint or Detroit.  Grand Rapids and Flint are approximately one hour away by car.  Transportation from Detroit Metro Airport to campus is available through the Michigan Flyer.

Michigan Flyer (bus service from Detroit Metro Airport to downtown East Lansing)

Evening Activities

Optional evening activities, including a wine tasting event, will be offered.  Details will be provided as the date of ÊSTIMATE approaches.


Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center, 219 South Harrison Road, East Lansing (rooms range from $111.00 to $151.00 + 13% tax)   RESERVE EARLY AS THERE IS A LIMITED NUMBER OF ROOMS AVAILABLE.

This hotel is located on MSU’s campus.  There is an Estimate reception held there on Friday evening and there is a dorm complex directly across from this hotel that serves food until midnight at a reasonable price.  There is also a restaurant in the hotel itself and a bar-restaurant that is just a 3 minute walk north of the hotel.
   -Go to www.kelloggcenter.com
   -Click on the “Reservations” link at the top of the page
   -Select "Check availability and book now!" link
   -Enter arrival, departure, rooms, & number of adults
   -Select “Click Here for Special Rates” and enter the GROUP Code:  1806ESTIMA
   -Click “Check Availability”
For special requests, reservations outside of the conference dates, or reservations after  the room block release date please call 800-875-5090.


Marriott East Lansing – University Place, 300 M.A.C. Avenue, East Lansing, MI 48823

Hotel prices here start at $148.00 per night.  Good place if you plan to share a room as the rooms are bigger than at Kellogg.  They have a shuttle service from Lansing airport but it must be reserved (call 1.517.337.4440)  The bus from Detroit Metro Airport (Michigan Flyer) departs/arrives in front of this hotel.

Book your group rate for MSU Dept of Economics


For further information, please contact:

ĘSTIMATE                                             or                 Phone: (517) 355-7583          
Department of Economics                                           Email: estimate@econ.msu.edu
Michigan State University
486 W. Circle Dr. Room 110
East Lansing, MI 48824


Michigan State University Department of Economics