Sustainability, Energy and Environment Complex (SEEC)

4001 Discovery Drive
Boulder, CO 80303

The Colorado WASH Symposium is held in the Sustainability, Energy and Environment Community complex on the University of Colorado's Research Campus, home to the Mortenson Center for Global Engineering. The location offers beautiful and sunny views of the Rocky Mountains and Boulder's iconic Flatirons. Permitted parking is available on-site, and all official symposium events will be held in this building. A shuttle will be available for transporting participants from the hotel to the conference location, and several public transit routes are available.




Visitor parking lots at SEEC building, University of Colorado

Parking permits are available for purchase online CLICK HERE FOR PARKING Find “Colorado WASH Symposium” in the list of events after clicking the button above to purchase your parking passes.

The permit price is $17.00 USD. You must provide valid license plate information in order to purchase the permit; thus, if you will have a rental vehicle, wait until you know the license plate number of the rental vehicle to purchase a parking permit. The parking permit does not have to be physically in the vehicle during the WASH Symposium, but the license plate must be facing the driving lane so it can be scanned by parking monitors (do not back into parking places). 

  • NOTE: Only one (1) parking pass is required for two (2) days of parking.

Please see below for a map of the parking areas. The parking permit is valid in Lot 556 behind the SEEC building (colored blue in the image to the right).


Local transportation to and from the Colorado WASH Symposium

Rides to and from the surrounding Hotels: The Colorado WASH Symposium will be offering complimentary rides to and from the Symposium on both Wednesday and Thursday. Morning rides will be offered from the Millennium Harvest House (7:00am, 8:15am), Best Western Plus Boulder Inn (7:10am, 8:25am), and Hotel Boulderado (7:40am) to the University of Colorado SEEC building. Please congregate in the hotel lobby while waiting with other guests, and step out to the loading zone once the van arrives.

Evening rides on Wednesday will be offered to the Millennium Harvest House and Best Western Plus Boulder Inn (8:15pm, 9:30pm), and to Hotel Boulderado (8:50pm). After the Symposium ends on Thursday, we will offer rides to our happy hour at West Flanders Brewing Company (5:10pm, 6:00pm).

Wednesday and Thursday Mornings (from the Hotels to the Symposium):

  • 7:00am, 8:15am: Millennium Harvest House
  • 7:10am, 8:25am: Best Western Plus Boulder Inn
  • 7:40am: Hotel Boulderado

Wednesday Evening (from the Symposium to the Hotels): 

  • 8:15pm, 9:30pm: Millennium Harvest House, Best Western Plus Boulder Inn
  • 8:50pm: Hotel Boulderado

Thursday Evening (from the Symposium to the Brewery):

  • 5:10pm, 6:00pm: West Flanders Brewing Company


WASH Symposium attendees in need of a hotel can receive a discounted rate at the Best Western Plus Boulder Inn (770 28th St, Boulder, CO 80303).

  • Group code: call 800-233-8469 and reference code "WASH SYMPOSIUM"

  • Online code: Click Here to Book Hotel Room Using Online Code

  • Group Rates: $124 for a room with one King bed

  • Method of reservation: Guests will make own reservations and guarantee with individual credit cards. Unconfirmed rooms in block will be released 30 days prior to arrival.

The Millennium Harvest House Boulder is another lodging option offering affordable rates and a convienient location in central Boulder. 

Millennium Harvest House

Property Description

Prominently located directly across from the University of Colorado, the Boulder Inn gives guests easy access to the city’s principal attractions, premier shopping, and fabulous dining. Stylish, well-appointed rooms reflect a gracious ambiance, found throughout the hotel.

During your visit, enjoy our complimentary hot breakfast, free in-room high speed internet access, 40 inch LCD tvs with 60 HD channels, and 24-hour business center. Relax poolside and watch the sunlight bounce off colorful mountain peaks, or have our staff make a tee time at the nearby Hale Irwin signature golf course. Other guest facilities include hot tub, sauna, fitness facility, and conference center.

Our multilingual staff is well known for exceptional personalized service to both business and leisure guests. Unmatched levels of courtesy and comfort, coupled with the captivating backdrop of the majestic Rocky Mountains, will guarantee your perfect stay.

Check in: 3:00 PM  Check out: 11:00 AM

Complimentary hot breakfast served 6:30 AM to 10:00 AM – Includes: scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, juices, 3 cereals, English muffins, bagels, doughnuts, assorted fresh fruit, and coffee.

Pictures of the hotel are located at Boulder Inn Website

Transportation to The Boulder inn

RTD Bus service - AB Route 

Best method of getting to Boulder from the Airport! Drops off ½ mile from the hotel ($10.50 each way).

AB Bus Schedule

Driving Directions

• Follow Airport Exit signs to Pena Blvd. After 9.7 miles, Pena Blvd. merges into I-70W.

• From I-70 W - Take the I-270 N Exit (exit number 279) toward Fort Collins.

• Merge onto US-36 W - Take Baseline Rd. Exit - Stay in middle lane after exit.

• Go straight through the light onto Frontage Rd. Hotel is one block on the right.

Estimated Time: Approx. 48 Minutes (Allow an hour during peak traffic times)

Estimated Total Distance: 45 Miles

Boulder Green Ride Shuttle – to the front door of the hotel

$40 each way / $70 round trip

(303) 997-0238

Green Ride Boulder Website