Travel & Accommodations

Travel Planning

Attendees planning to participate in the Mississippi State University or University of Montevallo familiarity tours on Tuesday, October 17 should plan to arrive on Monday, October 16.

Official conference activities begin Tuesday, October 17 with an evening welcome reception. Conference sessions are scheduled for all day Wednesday, October 18 and the morning of Thursday, October 19. Plan for flight departure after 3 p.m. on October 19 to allow for attendance at the business meeting.

Attendees planning to participate in the University of Alabama familiarity tour the afternoon of Thursday, October 19 should plan for departure on Friday, October 20.

Attendees planning to participate in the Tuskegee University and Alabama State University familiarity tours on Friday, October 20 should plan for departure on Saturday, October 21.

Airport Information

Travel is recommended to and from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

Hotel Information

Conference activities will take place at the Hilton Birmingham Downtown at UAB, 808 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205. Phone 205.933.9000.

Overnight accommodations are available at the discounted rate of $159 per night (plus tax and fees) for conference attendees.

Reserve your accomodations by September 16, 2023 to secure the group discount rate.

A complimentary shuttle is available to/from the Birmingham airport and within a one mile radius of the hotel. Call the hotel at 205.933.9000 to reserve shuttle service at least 24 hours in advance.

Hotel amenities include free WiFi, onsite restaurant, outdoor pool, fitness center, and business center. Parking is available at $14 per day for overnight guests.

Please contact Leah Holmberg at with questions regarding accommodations.