Room blocks are available at the following properties. To make reservations, please use the information below.

Primary Hotel

Grand Traverse Resort and Spa

  • Rate: $85 per night
    • All rooms will also incur a $16.95 daily resort fee. Rates are valid until 21 days prior to the conference or until the room block is full.
  • Group code: MSU Fall Extension
  • Phone: 800-968-7352 (mention MSU Fall Extension)
  • Website: CLICK HERE to book your stay at Grand Traverse Resort
  • NOTE: Availability at this hotel is sold out.

Overflow Hotels

Holiday Inn Express & Suites (3536 Mt. Hope Road, Williamsburg, MI)

  • Rate: $85 per night
    • Rates are valid until Oct. 13 or the room block is full.
  • Group Code: MSU, Agriculture & Natural Resources
  • Phone: 231-938-2600

Sleep Inn & Suites (5520 US 31 N, Acme, MI)

  • Rate: $62 per night
    • Rates are valid until Sept. 27 or the room block is full.
  • Group Code: Fall Extension Conference
  • Phone: 231-938-7000.

During the reservation process, you will be asked to provide a credit card. This card will only be used to hold your reservation. Upon check-in at the hotel, your lodging charges will be reverted to the master bill for the conference.

Sleeping rooms booked outside the room blocks above must have prior Institute director approval or risk not be reimbursed.



Free onsite parking is available to all guests.


Carpooling is encouraged to reduce costs and should be worked out locally. A campus carpool is being coordinated by Terri Badgley. Please contact her if you’re interested.


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