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Hotel Accommodations

The Holiday Inn Express, located one mile from the University of Mobile campus, has agreed to offer conference participants a special room rate on a first-come, first-serve basis. Please contact the hotel directly to make your reservations.

Holiday Inn Express
1401 Industrial Parkway
Saraland, AL 36571
251-378-6300
http://www.hiexpress.com/hotels/us/en/saraland/mobsa/hoteldetail

Other nearby hotels include:

Country Inn & Suites
1130 Joaneen Drive
Saraland, AL 36571
251.675.3580
http://www.countryinns.com/saraland-hotel-al-36571/alsarala
Special rates are offered for UM parents, alumni, friends, and guests.

Hampton Inn

1320 Industrial Parkway
Saraland, AL 36571
251-679-7953
http://hamptoninn.hilton.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml;jsessionid=OT5URBTX5JVB4CSGBIU2VCQ?ctyhocn=MOBSRHX

Days Inn
1101 Industrial Parkway
Saraland, AL 36571
251-675-7800
http://www.daysinn.com/DaysInn/control/Booking/property_info?propertyId=04610&as_srp=SP2&cid=carat_search-Days_Inn

A complimentary shuttle service will run from the Holiday Inn Express to the campus of the University of Mobile prior to the opening of the conference and after the keynote address on September 24, and on the morning and afternoon of September 25. Specific shuttle times will be announced the week of the conference.

If you plan to stay at another area hotel and need transportation to and from the University of Mobile, please contact Stephen J. Schuler (sschuler@umobile.edu, 251.442.2426) by Friday, September 17 to make arrangements.

Travel Arrangements

The Mobile Regional Airport is served by American, Continental, Delta, Northwest, and US Airways. The University of Mobile will offer complimentary transportation from the Mobile Airport to the Holiday Inn Express, the Hampton Inn, the Days Inn, or the campus of the University of Mobile for those arriving on the evening of September 23 or the morning of September 24. The University will also offer complimentary transportation to the airport for those departing on the evening of September 25 or the morning of September 26. To arrange transportation to and from the airport, please contact Stephen J. Schuler (sschuler@umobile.edu, 251.442.2426) by Friday, September 17. Rental cars are also available at the airport.

Mobile is also easily accessible via the Pensacola Regional Airport (FL). Pensacola is approximately 1 to 1 ½ hours from Mobile, and the airport is served by a wide variety of carriers.

Driving Directions:

The University of Mobile is located just off of I-65 at Exit 13. From Exit 13, take Highway 158 West for approximately one mile. Exit right at the first exit ramp, then turn left onto College Parkway. Pass under the bridge, and the University will be on your right (the entrance is a ½ mile down).

From the Mobile Regional Airport, turn left onto Airport Blvd. East. Travel approximately 7.3 miles to I-65. Take I-65 North to Exit 13.

Contact Us

For more information, please contact one of the conference co-chairs:

Stephen J. Schuler
sschuler@umobile.edu
251.442.2426

Chad P. Stutz
cstutz@umobile.edu
251.442.2376