All conference registered attendees will receive a free TriMet pass when picking up conference credentials at the Oregon Convention Center. TriMet is the agency that operates trains, buses and street cars in the city of Portland, including MAX light rail trains that stop at the Oregon Convention Center.

Hilton Portland and Executive Tower (headquarter) Rooms are available.
921 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204-1296
$161 single/double; $171 triple; $176 quad.
The Hilton is approximately 12-15 minute light rail ride to the convention center. The Hilton is 656 feet from the RED MAX line stop, exit and board at Pioneer Square Station. Book your reservation online at http:/// or call 1.800.HILTONS and ask for Group Code – NCE. Cut off for reservation is February 27, 2017.

The following hotels are reporting that they are sold out. However, we suggest calling as cancellations may have occurred.

Hotel Eastlund
1021 NE Grand Avenue, Portland OR 97232
$155 single/double; $165 triple; $175 quad.
This hotel is located across the street from the convention center. Call 503-235-2100, ask for the NCECA Group Discount when making reservations over the phone. Online:, use the Group Code: 170319NATL when making reservations online. Hotel Eastlund is on the RED MAX line, exit and board at Oregon Convention Center.

Crowne Plaza Portland Downtown Convention Center 
1441 NE 2nd Avenue, Portland, OR 97232

$169 king bed; $169 two queen beds
The Crowne Plaza is approximately a 4 block walk to the Convention Center. The Crowne Plaza is on the RED MAX line, exit and board at Oregon Convention Center.

Book your reservation online here or call 866-242-1264 and ask for Group Code – NCECA. Cutoff for booking a reservation is February 17, 2017.

The Benson
309 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97205

$169 single/double; $184 triple/quad
The Benson is approximately 12-15-minute light rail ride to the convention center. The Benson is a four block walk from the RED MAX line stop, exit and board at Pioneer Square Station.

Call 1-888-523-6766 and identify yourself as NCECA, or book on-line at

Housing for students has been established at a property 0.6 mi from the Oregon Convention Center. Rates are $129 double queen room; $119 single queen room.

To obtain a reservation, send names of everyone associated with the reservation (up to four per room), include a statement on school letterhead from the registrar, dean, or professor verifying current student status, arrival and departure dates to Once this block is filled, a confirmation number will be sent to you. When you receive your confirmation number you will be required to contact the property directly and provide a credit card number. Confirmation numbers not associated with a credit card will be released on February 20, 2017. $60.00 per night hold will be placed on credit cards at time of check in.

All rates are subject to Oregon State Lodging Tax of 15.3%.