Quantum Ideas Summer School | Logistics


Class will be held in Field Auditorium in Grainger Hall, located at 9 Circuit Dr. in Durham, NC 27708.
  Grainger Hall


Lodging is reserved at the Residence Inn Durham McPherson/Duke Univ. Area, 1108 West Main Street, Durham, NC 27701.

Campus Parking

Duke parking passes are available upon request for the Circuit Drive Lot and distributed electronically via PDF. For more informaiton, contact the STAQ Administrator.

Local Transportation

To and from RDU

  • Ridesharing. Uber, Lyft and Wingz customers can meet their drivers at the Pre-Arranged Zones outside bag claim at each terminal.
  • Bus. GoTriangle offers service from RDU to Durham Station on the hour, via the 100 and 700 bus. Fare is $2.25. From Durham Station, transfer to the free Bull City Connector is available on W Main St.
  • Taxi. RDU Taxi, Inc. is our only licensed taxi service provider. Metered fares and customer service standards are implemented and monitored by the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority.

STAQ will reimburse the cost of transportation to and from the airport.

At Duke and around Durham

  • STAQ provides AM and PM shuttle service from the Residence Inn. Times provided on the schedule. If you need transportation at another time, the hotel and Grainger Hall are accessible via the FARE FREE Bull City Connector.
  • The Bull City Connector is a fare-free route from Duke University to the Golden Belt artistic hub, including Ninth Street, downtown Durham and stops at Residence Inn and Circuit Drive. The bus runs every 17 minutes! Monday-Friday, 6:30am-9pm, and Saturday, 10am-9pm. Realtime arrivals available in Transloc app.
  • The Residence Inn has shuttle available to all guest and runs within a three mile radius, 7:10am – 9pm daily. You can sign up at the front desk to schedule a ride.
  • Duke Transit: Campus routes. Realtime available via Transloc and its app.

Lunch Venues

On Campus

  • Brodhead Center: The original historic West Union on Duke's west campus renamed The Brodhead Center, is the hub of campus dining with 13 individual restaurants and flexible gathering spaces as well as meeting rooms.
  • Bryan Center: Beyu Blue, Loop Pizza Grill, McDonald's, Panda Express
  • Other campus dining options

Off Campus

Pavilion East, 2608 Erwin Rd. Walking directions from Grainger Hall.

2813 and 2816 Erwin Rd. Walking directions from Grainger Hall.