Principles of Oncology
Kansas City Students
Hotel and Classroom Information
A block of suites has been reserved at the
Homewood Suites near the Kansas City Airport,
7312 NW Polo Drive, Kansas City,
Missouri, 64153, at a special conference
rate for the training program.
The class will be held in the Emerald Room
in the hotel's lodge.
The Homewood Suites is a
full-service Hilton hotel. Included in the daily sleeping room rate are free high-speed
internet connections; well-lighted work area for studying;
fully equipped kitchen in each suite; fitness center,
(seasonal) and heated spa; tennis court; coin-operated
laundry services; and the use of all equipment for the
Please make hotel reservations online by
clicking on the appropriate booking link below or directly
with the Homewood Suites at (816) 880-9880 to obtain the
group rate shown (plus required taxes), You will be asked to
guarantee the first night’s lodging with a credit card.
Reservations for hotel rooms at this
group rate must be
made by the cut-off date shown above.
Reservation requests from students received after
Reservation Due Date will be accepted on a space available
basis, at the higher of the contract rate or rate available
at that time.
If you wish to come into Kansas City early
or stay later, the hotel will provide you the group rate two
days before/after the class, if rooms are avaialble.
A full hot breakfast is provided by the
hotel, as well as, a light dinner with beer and wine.
Lunch will be your own. There are some nearby
restaurants to walk to or the instructor will assist in
ordering out for the whole class. The hotel will also
provide a shuttle service so students can go to a local
grocery store so you can cook in the sleeping rooms' full
The Homewood Suites is approximately six miles from the
Kansas City International Airport and is served by 1511 major airlines, including United, American, Delta,
If you fly into
the KCI Airport, go to Hotel Board, located at the Baggage
Claim Area in each terminal. Call our hotel, and the
operator will tell you the estimated arrival time of the
hotel van outside of that terminal building. They will
advise you to cross the street and wait for the van at the
transportation/shuttle hut. The shuttle is also
available to take students from the hotel to shopping or
Note: Friday is scheduled as a full class
day. Please do not make return travel arrangements earlier than 6:00 pm. This may
require an extra night’s hotel stay.
What to Pack
We suggest that you bring comfortable,
casual clothes—jeans are OK. It would be a good idea to
bring a sweater or jacket for class. The classroom
has centrally controlled heat and air conditioning, and the temperature in the room can vary
substantially during the day.
We suggest that you bring a rolling suitcase or luggage
“wheelies” to transport your notebooks and reference
materials between your sleeping room and the
several shopping/dining areas within 3 miles of the hotel,
If you are planning to
spend some extra time in Kansas City, go to
VistKC.com for things
to do or see.
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