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Hotel, Travel & Visas

Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina
1590 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101

Hotel Floor Plans

The ASA has negotiated a rate of $195 a night for Annual Meeting attendees. You may make reservations online. Please note the ASA group rate is only available through the online portal.

Official Travel Partner

The African Studies Association's official travel partner for the annual meeting  is STA Travel. STA Travel is a global travel specialist with over 30 years of experience specializing in the educational travel market. You can contact STA Travel at 800-495-5832 or 206-633-5000. Requests can also be emailed to STA Travel by sending your request to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .  

Letters of Invitation
ASA will provide a letter of invitation to assist individuals in expediting visas and securing funding. A request for a letter of invitation can be made by sending an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with "Letter of Invitation" in the subject line. The email must include your full name and your complete mailing address. If you would like a letter sent to an embassy or consulate, the email must also include the complete mailing address of the embassy or consulate. Please note: requests require 4-5 weeks to process. Requests received after September 30, 2015 are not guaranteed to be processed.

Questions?
Please contact the Annual Meeting Services department at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Member Aid For Africa
African Studies Association is a participating member of Aid for Africa, a unique partnership of nonprofit organizations serving families and communities throughout Africa.
African Studies Association
Rutgers University - Livingston Campus
54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8045
Tel: 848-445-8173
Fax: 732-445-1366