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Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference


Event Details

AHESC 2014 Student Summit
March 23, 2014
University of Arizona | El Portal
501 N. Highland Ave, Tucson, AZ 85721
Registration & Badge Pick-up Hours
Sunday, March 23: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference 2014
March 24-25, 2014
University of Arizona
Student Union Memorial Center, Grand Ballroom
1303 E. University Blvd., Tucson, AZ 85719
Registration & Badge Pick-up Hours
Monday, March 24: 8:00am-5:00pm
Tuesday, March 25: 8:00am-3:00pm

Hotel Accommodations

Tucson Marriott University Park Tucson Marriott University Park
Special lodging rates: $145.00 per night
*You must book by 03/25/14 to receive the group rate
Check-in: 3:00pm | Check-out: 12:00pm

Make a Reservation!

Getting to Tucson Marriott University Park

Travel from the Tucson International Airport
Tucson Marriott does not provide an airport shuttle service. However, Tucson International Airport provides a shared-ride van service for each arriving flight, located in TIA baggage claim. The service runs to all area hotels and the University of Arizona. For more information, or to make a reservation, call 520-889-1000 or click here. Tucson Marriott offers a fixed rate of $17 through VIP taxi from their hotel to return to the airport.

Travel from Amtrak Station

  • Walk: The Tucson Marriott is just a 25-minute walk from the Amtrak station. Head southeast on N Toole Ave toward E Congress St., Turn left onto N 4th Ave Turn right onto E 2nd St. Destination will be on the right.
  • Bus: The SunTran bus depot is just south of the Amtrak station. From the bus depot take the #4 bus and get off at Speedway & Euclid, Head south on N Euclid Ave toward E 1st St, Turn left on East Second Street and the Tucson Marriott will be on the right.

Rent-A-Car
Hertz provides nearby car rental service. Please call Hertz directly to reserve a vehicle at 1-520-623-1220. Complimentary vehicle delivery to the hotel is available.

Driving Directions
880 East Second Street, Tucson, AZ 85719 | 520-792-4100 Exit the airport on Tucson Boulevard. Turn left on Valencia traveling West. Turn Right on Park traveling North. Park will become Euclid, continue North. Turn Right on 2nd Street traveling East. Hotel is located on the right side, one block.

Student Hotel Accommodations

Tucson City Center Hotel Hotel Tucson City Center Inn & Suites
475 N. Granada Ave Tucson, AZ 85701
Special Student Group Rate of $59.00 +tax
Check-in: 3:00pm | Check-out: 12:00pm

Reservation Contact Info
To make a reservation by phone, call 520.622.3000. To book online, visit www.innsuites.com, click on "Book a Room". Enter Arrival & Departure Information, click the "Groups/Specials" tab, enter the Group Code AH32414 then click "Submit"

The University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center is located just over 2 miles from the Hotel Tucson City Center Inn & Suites and a half-mile from the Tucson Marriott University Park. Downtown Tucson is located 3.5 miles away and can be accessed via the CATTran. For additional information and questions visit the University of Arizona Parking & Transportation site or call 520.626.PARK.

Transportation & Directions to the University of Arizona

Take Public Transit!
The dark blue line of the CAT Tran runs close to both Tucson Marriott University Park and the Hotel Tucson City Center Inn & Suites. For scheduled times and a pdf map indicating the closest stop to the Student Memorial Union and the hotels, please click here. For additional information please download the CAT Tran app or call 520.626.PARK. For Sunday and Monday evening the Hotel Tucson City Center Inn & Suites will be offering attendees a complimentary shuttle.

Ride Your Bike!
Approximately 10,700 free bicycle parking spaces are available on campus. Cyclists can also park with added security in fee-based bicycle lockers or conveniently located bicycle enclosures located throughout campus. Please view the Campus Bike Routes Map for more information regarding bike routes and parking.

Walk
The Tucson Marriott is located just 0.04 miles away from University of Arizona's Student Union. From the hotel: head east on E 2nd St toward N Tyndall Ave. Continue onto James E. Rogers Way. Enter the traffic circle, and the destination will be on the right.

Driving & UA Parking Directions
Parking for the Arizona Higher Education Sustainability Conference is located in the 2nd Street Garage located at the corner of E. Second Street and Mountain Avenue. Parking is $8 per day, paid on entrance. Cash and Visa/Mastercard accepted; please view the parking map or for questions call 520.626.PARK.

  • From Interstate 10 & 19, take Exit #257, toward Speedway Boulevard. Merge onto N Freeway St. and turn right onto W Speedway Blvd. Turn right onto N. Mountain Ave and enter the traffic circle. The University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center will be directly in front.
  • From Tucson Marriott University Boulevard head east on E 2nd St. toward N Tyndall Ave. Take the second left onto N Park Ave then take the first right onto N Mountain Ave and enter the traffic circle. The University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center will be directly in front.
  • From the Hotel Tucson City Center InnSuites head north on N Granada Ave toward W 6th Street and continue onto N Main Ave. Turn right onto W Speedway Boulevard and turn right onto N Mountain Ave and enter the traffic circle. The University of Arizona Student Union Memorial Center will be directly in front.

Dining

Gentle Bens
865 E. University Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85719 | 520.624.4177