Travel and Accomodations

 

 

HOTELS

There are nine hotels that will offer special group rates to the participants of the 2018 UNC System Advancement Symposium. The room blocks will fill up quickly, please make hotel reservations at your earliest convenience. The hotel cost is not included in your conference registration fee. You are responsible for making your own hotel reservations.

STATE VIEW HOTEL

2451 Alumni Drive, Raleigh
$174.00 per night
Group Rate until April 20, 2018

Take advantage of new experiences in a brand new lifestyle hotel like nothing you have ever seen before. The StateView Hotel in Raleigh, NC is your ideal destination for a visit to NC State University or a leisurely getaway to the beautiful City of Raleigh.

Reservations: State View 2018 UNC Symposium

 

ALOFT HOTEL

2100 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh
$159.00 per night
Group rate until April 23, 2018

Aloft Raleigh is located across the street from NC State University's Bell Tower, and minutes to downtown. The Research Triangle Park and RDU Airport are also close by, making it easy to explore during your stay at our hotel in Raleigh, NC.

Reservations:  Aloft 2018 UNC Symposium

 

DOUBLETREE BY HILTON RALEIGH BROWNSTONE

1707 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh
$139.00 per night
Group Rate until April 14, 2018

Experience the best of ‘The City of the Oaks’, beginning with your stay at the stylish, renovated DoubleTree by Hilton® Hotel Raleigh - Brownstone - University, located just steps away from NC State, shopping, dining and more. Start your trip to Raleigh, NC with a freshly baked chocolate chip cookie and exceptional service.

Reservations:  Doubletree Brownstone 2018 UNC Symposium

 

HOLIDAY INN EXPRESS & SUITES-NC STATE

3741 Thistledown Drive, Raleigh
$109.99 per night
Group rate until April 23, 2018

Our hotel's property boasts an enjoyable country setting while being convenient to all the big city attractions and businesses. The Holiday Inn Express® Raleigh Southwest - NC State hotel is also proud to offer a 100% smoke-free facility.  Additional hotel amenities, like our indoor, heated swimming pool, whirlpool and Fitness Center, make your stay more enjoyable.

Reservations:  Holiday Inn Express 2018 UNC Symposium

 

HYATT PLACE

710 Corporate Center, Raleigh
$129.00 per night
Group Rate until April 14, 2018

The Hyatt Place Raleigh West is a 6 story, 132 room LEED certified hotel located in the Raleigh Corporate Center Park near one of the hottest new areas in Raleigh called “Inside Wade”. The stunning two story gallery area enhances the guest experience while enjoying the relaxing music, aromatic scents and pleasing décor.

Reservations:  Hyatt Place 2018 UNC Symposium

 

RESIDENCE INN RALEIGH DOWNTOWN

616 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh
$179.00 per night
Group rate until April 20, 2018

Brand new all-suite hotel located beside the Raleigh Convention Center. Group rate includes hot buffet breakfast and complimentary Wi-Fi. 

Reservations:  Residence Inn 2018 UNC Symposium

 

HAMPTON INN & SUITES--DOWNTOWN

600 Glenwood South, Raleigh
$179.00 per night
Group rate until April 14, 2018

Our hotel is located in the Glenwood South district of downtown Raleigh which is also known as the hospitality and entertainment district of downtown. There are about 30 different local restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues within walking distance. We are located on the R-Line, which is a free city bus that takes you all around downtown Raleigh. Out hotel offers a complimentary hot buffet breakfast for all guests and free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.

Reservations: Hampton Inn & Suites 2018 UNC Symposium

 

SPRINGHILL SUITES MARRIOTT

1128 Ledsome Lane, Cary
$130.00 per Night
Group rate until April 22, 2018

Whether a business trip or a weekend getaway, SpringHill Suites by Marriott promises a refreshingly unexpected stay we know you'll appreciate. Indulge and unwind in our spacious suites designed with separate spaces to relax and get some work done. Then head to our lobby for a complimentary hot breakfast each morning or a beverage from our 24 hour Market.

Reservations: SpringHill Suites 2018 UNC Symposium

 

FAIRFIELD INN & SUITES

1120 Ledsome Lane, Cary
$109.00 per Night
Group rate until April 22, 2018

Encounter a rejuvenating stay at The Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Raleigh/Cary. Our modern hotel positions you towards alluring attractions and business travelers can stay productive with the help of our ergonomic workstations. Jump-start your mornings at our free breakfast buffet serving hot and fresh options daily.

Reservations:  Fairfield Inn & Suites 2018 UNC Symposium

 

 

Driving Directions

UNC Asheville

 

UNC Asheville Campus Map

 

Approaching from the North on I-26/US 19/US 23

  1. Take Exit 25 (UNC Asheville/NC 251).
  2. Turn left at traffic light at bottom of ramp.
  3. Proceed approximately 0.5 miles to second traffic light; turn left onto W.T. Weaver Blvd.
  4. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to the traffic circle.
  5. Take the second turn-off (University Heights) and pass between the two main entrance signs.
  6. The campus is both to the right and left at intersection at the top of the hill.
  7. Visitor information can be obtained at the Highsmith University Union (to the left, second building on the left)

Approaching from the East on I-40

  1. Take exit 53B onto I-240 W.
  2. Follow I-240 W for approximately 4.5 miles.
  3. Take Exit 4A onto I-26 W/US-19 N/US-23 N/US-70 W (UNC Asheville/Weaverville).
  4. Follow I-26 W for approximately 1.5 miles.
  5. Take Exit 25 (UNC Asheville/NC-251).
  6. Turn right at bottom of exit ramp onto Broadway.
  7. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to second traffic light; turn left onto W.T. Weaver Blvd.
  8. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to the traffic circle.
  9. Take the second turn-off (University Heights) and pass between the two main entrance signs.
  10. The campus is both to the right and left at intersection at the top of the hill.
  11. Visitor information can be obtained at the Highsmith University Union (to the left, second building on the left)

Approaching from the West on I-40

  1. Take Exit 46B (left) onto I-240 E/I-26 W (Asheville).
  2. Follow I-240 E/I-26 W for approximately 3 miles.
  3. Take Exit 3B and as you cross the bridge over the river, move into the left-hand lane.
  4. Take Exit 4A (left) onto I-26 W/US-19 N/US-23 N/US-70 W (UNC Asheville/Weaverville).
  5. Follow I-26 W for approximately 1.5 miles.
  6. Take Exit 25 (UNC Asheville/NC-251).
  7. Turn right at bottom of exit ramp onto Broadway.
  8. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to second traffic light; turn left onto W.T. Weaver Blvd.
  9. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to the traffic circle.
  10. Take the second turn-off (University Heights) and pass between the two main entrance signs.
  11. The campus is both to the right and left at intersection at the top of the hill.
  12. Visitor information can be obtained at the Highsmith University Union (to the left, second building on the left)

Approaching from the South on I-26

  1. Stay on I-26 W and merge onto I-240 E (toward US-70/UNC Asheville/Asheville).
  2. Follow I-240 E/I-26 W for approximately 3 miles.
  3. Take Exit 3B and as you cross the bridge over the river, move into the left-hand lane.
  4. Take Exit 4A (left) onto I-26 W/US-19 N/US-23 N/US-70 W (UNC Asheville/Weaverville).
  5. Follow I-26 W for approximately 1.5 miles.
  6. Take Exit 25 (UNC Asheville/NC-251).
  7. Turn right at bottom of exit ramp onto Broadway.
  8. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to second traffic light; turn left onto W.T. Weaver Blvd.
  9. Proceed approximately 0.3 miles to the traffic circle.
  10. Take the second turn-off (University Heights) and pass between the two main entrance signs.
  11. The campus is both to the right and left at intersection at the top of the hill.
  12. Visitor information can be obtained at the Highsmith University Union (to the left, second building on the left)

 

 

Nearby Restaurants

Please feel free to browse through this list of nearby restaurants. You are not obligated to choose any of the suggested restaurants on the site. You are responsible for the dinner cost of Monday (5/14) and Tuesday (5/15) as those meals are not included in your conference registration fee. In additional, lunch with be provided to only those who have signed up for any pre-conference sessions on Monday (5/14). There are food court and restaurant in the Talley Student Union for your convenience.

 

 

Parking

Please park in either P25 or P26 parking lot as shown on the campus map when you arrive on the campus of UNC Asheville. Lipinsky Hall (#11 on the campus map) where the check-in and plenary sessions will be held is within walking distance from either of the parking lots. It is also within walking distance from the Lipinsky Hall to the Carmichael Hall (#4 on the campus map) and Humanities Lecture Hall (#7 on the campus map) where all the breakout sessions will be held. There will be signs help guiding Symposium participants to different buildings. Please print the event parking permit prior to your arrival and place it on your driver’s side dashboard after you park. Thank you!

Campus Map

Each attendee is encouraged to carpool from their institution with their institutional colleagues.  This saves money, helps the environment, and makes for a great road trip.

 

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