Lodging and Transportation

SJTI will begin promptly at 6pm on Monday evening, June 11, 2018 and end by noon on Friday, June 15, 2018. NOTE: SJTI is an Institute, and so all participants are expected to be present throughout all sessions.


Sheraton Springfield Monarch Hotel
One Monarch Place
Springfield, MA


Participants will need to arrange their own travel, lodging and meals. Rooms will be available at the Sheraton Springfield Monarch Hotel.

Rates: *$135 per night
*taxes and fees are additional

To make reservations, directly telephone the hotel's Reservations Department at 1-888-627-7126. In order to receive the SJTI group rate, you must identify that you are attending the Social Justice Training Institute. The group rate may be available prior and after the program dates based on availability. Requests will be accommodated on a space availability basis only.

Current check-in time is 3:00pm and check-out time is noon.

Reservations by attendees must be received on or before May 15, 2018 5pm ET (the "Cutoff Date"). At the Cutoff Date, the hotel will review the reservation pickup for the event and release the unreserved rooms for general sale.

Please do not make your reservation until after you receive confirmation that you have been selected as a participant (the week of April 16th).

Getting to Springfield, MA

We ask that all participants plan on being in Springfield by around 4pm on Monday so you can get settled, eat and be ready to start at 6pm.

Airline Reservations
Most major airlines fly directly into Bradley International Airport. There are several modes of transportation to and from the airport which can be found at http://www.bradleyairport.com/directions/rental-taxi-limo/.

If driving, please note the hotel provides commuter parking at a rate of $7/day and overnight parking at a rate of $17/night.