Hotel, Travel & Locations

Graduate Providence

The Graduate Providence hotel is the center for most NASAA 2019 Leadership Institute activities. Located in downtown Providence near the campuses of Brown University and the Rhode Island School of Design, the hotel is a historic landmark that balances old-world charm with modern amenities.


Providence Train Station
100 Gaspee St.
Providence, RI 02903

Graduate Providence Hotel
11 Dorrance St.
Providence, RI 02903

RISD Museum
20 N Main St.
Providence, RI 02903

Hotel Reservations

To reserve your room at the Graduate Providence:

  • make an on-line reservation, or
  • call a hotel reservations agent directly at 401-421-0700 and choose Option 1. Make sure to use the group reservation code: 1909NAOSAA

The NASAA discounted room rate is $156 per night for single/double occupancy rooms. The cut-off date for the special room rate is August 25, 2019.


The closest airport to the Graduate, Providence is T.F. Green Airport (PVD), which is about 15 minutes (about 10 miles) from the hotel.

Taxi/Ride Share

Taxis are available on a first-come, first-served basis at all T.F. Green terminals. The approximate taxi rate from the airport to the hotel is between $35 and $40. Consider coming by taxi with others, for which the same fare would be charged

Ride share via Lyft is also available in designated areas at the airport. The approximate cost for a ride share is between $18 and $30.