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Food and Lodging

Snacks (apples, bananas, granola bars) will be provided in each room daily. A hot lunch will be provided each day. Participants are responsible for all other meals.

Hotels near The University of Alabama provide group rates for Advanced Placement® participants. A list of hotels is provided below. Participants are responsible for their own reservations and payment for lodging. Campus housing is not available.

Be sure to identify yourself as an Advanced Placement Summer Institute participant to ensure that you receive the group rate. Please make your reservations early; all rates are subject to availability. 

Hotel Rate Amenities Booking Links

Hotel Capstone
320 Paul W. Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Hotel Capstone Website

$120+ taxes and fees Traditional King
$120+ taxes and fees Traditional 2 Queen

Mention AP Summer Institute

  • adjacent to campus
  • meeting rooms

June 24-28, 2018
Cutoff date: May 25, 2018

July 8-12, 2018
Cutoff date: June 8, 2018

Hampton Inn Tuscaloosa- University
600 Harper Lee Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Hampton Inn Website

(1 mile from campus)

$114+ taxes and fees Single King
$114+ taxes and fees Double Queen

Mention AP Summer Institute

  • “On the House” Hot breakfast, “On the Go”
    breakfast bags,
    fresh baked cookies in the evenings
  • wireless high speed Internet access
  • 100% Hampton Guarantee
  • free local and 800 calls
  • irons/boards
  • in room coffee
  • hair dryers
  • access to local gym
  • outdoor pool
  • interior corridors


June 24-28, 2018
Cuttoff date: June 10, 2018

July 8-12, 2018
Cutoff date: June 24, 2018




Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport is Alabama's largest airport serving the Greater Birmingham area, including Tuscaloosa. It is home to four major airlines, servicing over 100 daily flights to 25 cities for more than 2.6 million passengers each year: American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines. The airport is a 60 minute drive from The University of Alabama.

Birmingham Door to Door and Scuttle Shuttle, LLC are companies that transport individuals from the airport to their destination and back. Call to schedule a pick-up time/place and drop-off time/place. They will ask if this is a one-way trip or a round trip. Have credit card information ready to pay over the phone, payment will be scheduled a few days before the pick-up date. Prices may vary. 

Birmingham Door to Door, 205-591-5550 or

Scuttle Shuttle, LLC, 205-471-7433 or