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Delegate Information

Delegates are invited to march in the academic procession and are requested to provide their own academic regalia.

Delegate inquiries may be directed to:
Anne Barnes
Administrative Assistant to the President and Assistant to the Board of Trustees
717-796-5220
abarnes@messiah.edu

Directions and Accommodations

Location
Messiah College is located in Grantham, Pennsylvania, just minutes from the state capital of Harrisburg and approximately a 30-minute drive from Harrisburg International Airport.

Directions

By Car

Southbound on US 15
Travel approximately 3.5 miles beyond the PA Turnpike interchange and take the Lisburn Road exit. At the light at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Lisburn Road. Follow Lisburn through the next traffic light and up to the stop sign at the top of the hill. Continue straight on Lisburn and turn right onto Grantham Road at the bottom of the hill. Follow Grantham Road straight ahead to the stop sign at the main entrance to the College.

Northbound on US 15
Travel approximately 4.0 miles beyond the PA 74 North intersection near Dillsburg to the Lisburn Road exit. At the bottom of the ramp, turn right onto Lisburn Road. Follow Lisburn to the stop sign at the top of the hill. Continue straight on Lisburn and turn right onto Grantham Road at the bottom of the hill. Follow Grantham Road straight ahead to the stop sign at the main entrance to the College.

Harrisburg International Airport
Airport Drive, Lower Swatara Township, Middletown, PA 17057
(717) 948-3900 or (888) 442-5387

19 miles / estimated 30 minutes

Follow signs to exit airport; then follow PA 283 West to I-76 (PA Turnpike). Travel West on the PA-Turnpike (toward Pittsburgh).

Take Exit 236 ( Gettysburg) off the PA Turnpike; upon exit follow Rt. 15 South for about 3.5 miles and take the Lisburn Road exit. At the light at the bottom of the ramp, turn left onto Lisburn Road. Follow Lisburn through the next traffic light and up to the stop sign at the top of the hill. Continue straight on Lisburn Rd. and then take the first right onto Grantham Rd. Follow Grantham Road straight ahead to the stop sign at the main entrance to the College.

AMTRAK / Greyhound Station
4th and Chestnut Streets, Harrisburg, PA 17101
(717) 232-3303 or (800) 872-7245 ( USA RAIL)
12 miles / estimated 20 minutes

Accommodations
A limited number of rooms have been reserved for delegates the evening of October 13 at the following hotels. When you make your reservation, please indicate that you are attending the Messiah College Inauguration events and use reservation code “MCI.”

(Reserve by September 29)

Hampton Inn - Harrisburg West
4950 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-691-1300

Homewood Suites
5001 Ritter Road
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-697-4900

Wingate Inn
385 Cumberland Parkway
Mechanicsburg, PA 17055
717-766-2710

Additional accommodations information is available at www.messiah.edu/visitors.

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