Campus Map

(Note: the numbers 1 – 5 on the map refer to the main event buildings.  Each of these buildings will be marked with these numbers on campus during the Forum.)


Registration begins in the Kennedy Center at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 15th and 16th, and will run all day. When you arrive, check in at the registration table in the Kennedy Center to get your name badge.  Youth Forum participants check-in will be at the north end of the Kennedy Center lobby (closer to Riverside Ave.).

If you still need to get your tickets to the 2017 Forum, please visit our ticket website.

Parking and Transportation

On-campus parking will be free during the Forum, on a first-come, first-served basis in Lots “K”, “L”, and “M”. Lot “M” is located across I-94, at 2001 Minnehaha Ave. Please view our campus map, which also includes directions on how to get to the Augsburg campus.

Augsburg University is located close to public transportation, including the bus line and the light rail. The Metro Transit trip planner tool can be used to help set up your transportation needs.


The most up to date details can be accessed through the Guidebook App, which can either be viewed on your smartphone, or via our website. We encourage all participants to download the “2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum” Guide in Guidebook App. In Guidebook, click on Schedule, then select the day and you will see a full schedule, including times, location, description, etc.  Be sure to use the refresh button to “update” your Guide often to ensure you have the most up-to-date information on your phone.
Download 2-day Program


We will have a food tent on the lawn next to Parking Lot J, the Kennedy Center, and Murphy Square Park, with several different lunch options. Cash or credit cards accepted at all dining venues.  These include:

  • Grab-N-Go Station (salads and sandwiches)
  • Burger Bar
  • Tunisian Inspired Hot Line

Guests can also go through the Dining Commons located on the third floor of the Christensen Center on the Augsburg campus, or get a bagel sandwich or salad at Einstein’s Bagels on the second floor of the Christensen Center.  The Nabo Cafe is located in the Oren Gateway Center (right off Riverside Ave.)

More details about food options can be found on our Guidebook App.

Local restaurants within a 10 minute walk of campus include Jambo (African-inspired cuisine), Seward Co-op Creamery Cafe, Pizza Luce, Davanni’s, Jimmy Johns, Tracy’s, and Mon Petite Cheri.

Wireless Access

Free, public wireless access is available in all buildings on the Augsburg campus.  Use the “Augsburg-Quest” network with the following user name and password.

Network: NPPF

Password: Peacemaking17  (case sensitive)


The Nobel Peace Prize Forum has a room block reserved at Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown. To reserve a space, please call their reservation line at 877-699-3216 and mention the group name “2017 Nobel Peace Prize Forum” to get our arranged rate.

If you prefer to stay at another location, there are many other hotels in Minneapolis located near Augsburg University, including:

See other hotel options in the area.

Prayer and Meditation Spaces

There are two spiritual spaces on campus that will be available for use during the Forum. The Harbo Meditation Space is located in Christensen Center, and there is also an interfaith Prayer and Meditation Space adjacent to Hoversten Chapel in the Foss Center. These spaces will be available during hours their respective buildings are open.

Friday prayers will be lead in the Foss Center, Hoversten Chapel from 1-1:30 p.m.


Please be aware that several media outlets will be present at various sessions during the Forum, and photos will be taken throughout sessions and events. There will be some video crews present recorded portions of the event.

Feel free to post any photos you take at the Forum on your social media accounts, and use our hashtags: #nppf , #peaceitforward , #inspiringpeacemaking .


Please email with any questions, or check our website.