Housing and Travel

The conference will be held at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in beautiful southern California. Located between the iconic hills of Bel Air and the popular community of Westwood Village, UCLA’s campus houses meeting, dining, and residential facilities all at one venue, making it an ideal meeting place for the Yeast genetics community to learn, share research, and reunite with colleagues.


University of California
DeNeve Plaza
351 Charles Young Drive West
Los Angeles, CA

The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is pleased to provide Yeast Genetics Meeting participants with comfortable housing accommodations. Guests will stay in DeNeve Plaza. Meeting, dining, and residential facilities are conveniently located together, and recreational facilities are just a short walk away.

Toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothpaste) are not included in the room. Be sure and pack your own toiletries. They can also be purchased at the UCLA Campus Store.

Reservation Deadline: June 30, 2022

Beware of unauthorized hotel solicitations. Please note that there is only one official conference hotel, UCLA. The only way to make a reservation is directly through the reservation site below. While hotel resellers or others may contact you offering accommodations for your trip, they are not endorsed or affiliated with UCLA, GSA, or the Conference.

UCLA Royce Hall


Room Rates include meals beginning with dinner on Wednesday, August 17 through breakfast on Sunday, August 21.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Toiletries (shampoo, soap, toothpaste) are not included in the room. Be sure and pack your own toiletries. They can also be purchased at the UCLA Campus Store.


Room Rates*

Single Occupancy (1 person in the room) – $168/night
Double Occupancy (2 people in the room) – $210/night (to reserve a double room, each roommmate MUST make their own individual reservation, UCLA will then assign you to the same room)

Rates listed above are per room per night. If you choose double occupancy, the rate will be spilt ($210/ = $105 per person/night). If you plan to stay with a roommate, your roommate must also register for housing. When registering, please select (1) for your number of guests and list your roommate’s full name in the Special Request section of your reservation.

Housing Room Descriptions

DeNeve Plaza Private Bathroom – rooms include two twin beds or 3 beds (in rooms with 3 beds there is 1 lofted bed and 1 bunked bed) with a private bathroom.

Instructions for reservations
1. Go to: https://bookings.travelclick.com/106474?groupID=3345400#/guestsandrooms
2. Click Select & Go to the next step
3. Select arrival and departure dates and then click Confirm Dates of Stay
4. Click Book (rate will reflect the single rate, this will be adjusted if you have a roommate)
5. If you would like to have a roommate, Under Your Reservation, click Special Requests and enter the name of your roommate
6. Enter Guest Information
7. Enter Payment Information and click Book Now
8. If you have a roommate they should make a reservation also, once both reservations are entered the double rate will apply to your reservation
9. Payment will be processed upon your arrival at the conference
10. After a successful housing reservation, you will receive an automatic email with a confirmation number. Please keep this email in case you need to change your reservation.

To pay by check or University of CA recharge, please email Tanya Williams at twilliams@ha.ucla.edu. Email the following information:
First and Last Name
Dates of Stay
Occupancy – if double occupancy, the name of your roommate

An invoice and confirmation will be emailed to you. Please then make your check payable to UC Regents and mail to:

UCLA Conference Housing
Yeast Genetics Conference
330 DeNeve Drive
Suite L-02
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Contact Tanya Williams (twilliams@ha.ucla.edu) regarding any housing questions.

Check-in begins at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17; checkout time is 11:00 am on Sunday, August 21. Early check-in prior to the conference start date of August 17 may be available. Contact twilliams@ha.ucla.edu if you would like to arrive early or stay late.

Registering for #Yeast22 will not reserve housing for you. You must make a separate housing reservation after you register.

NOTE: Guests of meeting registrants do not need to register for the meeting, but they do need to fill out a housing reservation form to stay in on-campus housing. The housing fee includes 3 meals a day in the UCLA cafeterias, starting with dinner on August 17 and ending with breakfast on August 21.

Housing Cancellations

For changes to existing reservations and/or cancellations, please refer to your confirmation email and follow the modify/cancel link on your confirmation email.

Your reservation must be canceled no later than 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to your arrival to avoid a (1) night penalty charge. If your reservation was made online, please cancel your reservation online.

Notifying UCLA to cancel your housing does not cancel your meeting registration. If you also wish to cancel your meeting registration, you must notify GSA separately. If your reservation was made by check or UC recharge, you may cancel your reservation by sending an email to Tanya Williams at twilliams@ha.ucla.edu.


Check-in begins at 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 17.

Check-out is at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, August 21.


Due to the uncertainty of future pandemic travel restrictions, GSA recommends making travel arrangements, particularly for air travel, no sooner than 60 days prior to the conference.


Guests should advise UCLA of special needs as far in advance as possible. Every effort will be made to accommodate special needs.

If you have difficulty walking long distances, consider renting a scooter from Scoot Around. They will deliver your scooter to UCLA and pick it up when you no longer need it. For more details, visit www.scootaround.com or call (888) 441-7575.

Ground Transportation

The Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is the closest airport to UCLA. You may also fly into Ontario International Airport or Burbank Airport. Taxis, shuttles, and ride app companies (Uber, Lyft) meet all arriving flights. The Los Angeles International Airport is about 40 minutes from UCLA. The address is: De Neve Plaza, 351 Charles Young Drive West, Los Angeles, CA 90024

Health & Safety

The University of California, Los Angeles has implemented a number of protocols in order to create a safer meeting environment. To learn more about the COVID-19 precautions at the conference grounds, please visit their website.

GSA’s top priority is the health and safety of conference attendees. In addition to a vaccination mandate for attendees, we will meet or exceed all federal, state, and local government and venue requirements for masks, social distancing, and other measures. Please check the Conference Policies page for the most up-to-date information.

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Undergrad student, grad student, and postdoc GSA members from any country can apply for travel awards.

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