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800-333-7660

Minneapolis Training Center

Bancorp Center
800 Nicollet Mall, Suite 2800
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone 612-349-9023
FAX 612-349-9349
Minneapolis building photo

Class Info

You can check in and pick up your course materials beginning at 8:30am. Classes start at 9am and end by 5pm each day. If the schedule is different, it will be noted on the Web as well as in your confirmation e-mail.
  • Photo ID: For security purposes, please be prepared to show a photo ID.
  • No recording devices: Recording devices, including video and audio, are not permitted in the classroom.
  • Cell phones: Students are asked to turn cell phones and pagers off or to set them to vibrate.
  • Children/guests: Attendees are not allowed to have children or guests accompany them in the training facility.
  • Room temperature: Classroom temperatures do fluctuate. Please bring a light jacket or sweater to ensure your comfort level.
SAS is a tobacco-free company
Smoking or the use of smokeless tobacco products is prohibited in SAS buildings, in company or personal vehicles, or anywhere on the SAS World Headquarters campus. Smoking is also prohibited at all third-party SAS facilities.

Meals

A continental breakfast is provided each day as part of the course fee. Classes will break for lunch around 12 noon; however, lunch is not provided.

Emergencies

In case of emergency, your family or coworkers can leave a message during class hours by calling the Minneapolis facility at 612-349-9023 or SAS Customer Service at 800-333-7660. In case of inclement weather, please call ahead for information on delayed openings or cancellations.

Travel Information

You are responsible for your own transportation to and from the SAS training course. The recommended hotels adjoin the building through a skyway.

From the East:
I-94 to the 11th Street exit. Go 5 blocks on 11th Street to LaSalle Avenue. Turn right on LaSalle Avenue and go 2-3 blocks north for parking (LaSalle Ramp, LaSalle Court, Daytons Ramp).

From the South:
I-35W to 65, downtown 5th Avenue exit. Go 2 blocks north on 5th Avenue to 9th Street. Turn left on 9th Street and go 5 blocks to LaSalle Avenue.

From the North/I-94:
Take the 4th St exit. Turn right onto 1st Ave (travel 4 blocks). Take left onto 8th St (travel one block). Turn right onto LaSalle Ave. Parking available in LaSalle Court Ramp ($13 per day).

From the West:
I-394 to the downtown exits. Take 6th Street North. Continue 1 block to 1st Avenue and turn right on 1st Avenue. Go to 8th Street and turn left. Go 2 blocks to LaSalle Avenue for parking (LaSalle Ramp, LaSalle Court, Daytons Ramp).

MetroTransit
The training center is located on several MCTO bus routes, as well as the Haiwatha Light Rail that runs to/from the airport and the Mall of America. Customers can call 612-373-3333 for info or visit www.metrotransit.org.

Parking
SAS does not validate parking. Parking locations closest to the training center:
  • LaSalle Court on LaSalle Ave between 8th & 9th Streets (connected to training center building) – $13/day
  • Park & Shop on 8th St between Hennepin Ave & LaSalle Ave – $13/day
  • US Bancorp Center on LaSalle Ave between 8th & 9th Streets (training center building) – $21/day

Recommended Hotels

You are responsible for making your hotel reservation. When making reservations, please ask for the SAS rate. Rates are based upon availability and are subject to change without notice. Check with hotels for best available rates (unannounced specials may be going on).
Radisson Plaza Hotel
35 S 7th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-339-4900
800-333-3333
Reserve online
ask for best available rate
The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-376-7400
800-328-4782
Reserve online
one block from training center
Downtown Minneapolis Residence Inn
45 S 8th St
Minneapolis, MN 55402
612-677-1000
800-331-3131
Reserve online
Studio: $183
1-bedroom suite: $193
ask for SAS rate; adjacent to US Bancorp Bldg where SAS is located
Hilton Garden Inn Minneapolis Downtown
1101 4th Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55404
612-339-6633
Reserve online
Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
1300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55403
612-370-1234
800-233-1234 (reservations)
Reserve online (Corporate ID #36476)
$169
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