For Exhibitors

June 16, 2016

Information for Exhibitors

We are excited to welcome you to Austin for the 2017 University of Texas at Austin Graduate School Fair. Below is some information to help you plan your trip, and get oriented to our campus.

Accommodation

Here is a list of hotels near the UT campus. The AT&T Conference Center is closest to the event.

AT&T Conference Center and Hotel
1900 University Avenue, Austin TX 78705
512-404-1900

Hampton Inn & Suites @ the University/Capitol
1701 Lavaca Street, Austin TX 78701
512-499-8881

DoubleTree- Austin
303 W. 15th Street, Austin, TX 78701
512-478-7000

DoubleTree- University Area
1617 North IH-35, Austin, TX 78702
512-479-4000

Sheraton Austin at the Capitol
701 East 11th Street, Austin TX 78701
512-478-1111

The Austin Convention and Visitor’s Bureau has a great list of accommodations with a variety of prices, locations and amenities: austintexas.org/visit/stay

 

Promotional Materials

Promotional Materials can be shipped to:

GCN Grad Fair
C/O Marilyn Lehman
The University of Texas
128 Inner Campus Dr., B7000
Austin, TX 78712

Returns need to be arranged directly with your shipping company. FedEx and UPS drop-offs are available on campus, as well as a US Post Office.

Email m.lehman@austin.utexas.edu with questions.

Transportation

Airport Transportation

A list of transportation options from the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport can be found at: https://www.austintexas.gov/department/ground-transportation

The taxi and limousine companies can also provide transportation within Austin. To compare the cost of the numerous ride-sharing companies in Austin, use https://ridefinder.io/

Campus Garage Parking

Parking can be found in any campus garage at the daily rate. The San Antonio Garage (SAG) is closest to the Texas Union. The 27th Street garage and the Speedway Garage are good alternatives for overflow should San Antonio Garage be full.

Dobie Twenty21 parking is also a nearby option.

Directions to the San Antonio Garage

2420 San Antonio Street, Austin, TX 78705

Traveling North on IH-35

As you enter the downtown area, stay in left lanes as IH-35 splits into upper and lower decks. Follow signs toward Manor Rd – Dean Keeton, 32nd – 38½ St.

Take EXIT 236 toward Dean Keeton, 32nd – 38½ Sts.

Quickly move to the far right lane as you exit the interstate, follow signs for Dean Keeton in the far right lane and loop around onto Dean Keeton Street.  Stay on Dean Keeton for several blocks until dead ends into Guadalupe St.

Use the middle lane to turn left onto Guadalupe St.

Turn right onto W. 24th St.

Take the first right onto San Antonio St. The parking garage is at 2420 San Antonio St on the left side of the street.

Traveling South on IH-35

Stay in left lanes as IH-35 splits into upper and lower decks.  Follow signs for 32nd St.

Take exit 236A toward 32nd St/Dean Keeton.

Follow the access road and turn right onto Dean Keeton Street. Stay on Dean Keeton for several blocks until it dead ends into Guadalupe St.

Use the middle lane to turn left onto Guadalupe St.

Turn right onto W. 24th St.

Take the first right onto San Antonio St. The parking garage is at 2420 San Antonio St on the left side of the street.

How to Find the Grad Fair

The map below shows in orange the location of the Texas Union (where the Grad Fair is being held), the San Antonio Garage, and the AT&T Conference Center and Hotel. A full campus map can be found at: http://maps.utexas.edu/
 

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The Shirley Perry Ballroom is on south end of the building on the third floor. Ground level entrances are on the 2nd and 3rd floors, depending on which side of the building you enter. A map of the building can be found here: https://universityunions.utexas.edu/texas-union/info/level-maps

Check-in and facilities

Please arrive between 8:30 and 9:30am for check-in at the entrance to the Ballroom. Refreshments will be available in The Lone Star Room, including coffee, water, cookies, and lunch.

One 6ft table and two chairs will be prepared for you, as well as a wifi card and electricity.

If you have any questions please email, Char.Burke@austin.utexas.edu.

October 10, 2017 from 10 AM-2 PM
Texas Union Ballroom
University of Texas at Austin