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General Information

Registration

UA is bearing the cost for the conference, other campuses are bearing related costs for your participation.


Schedule

Registration was be from 8:00 a.m. to Noon on Tuesday, May 10, 2011; sessions were from 10:00 am to 7:30 pm with a break for lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday. On Wednesday, May 11, 2011 sessions were from 8:00 a.m. to 4:15 pm.


Location & Lodging

The Fourth Annual University of Alabama System Scholars Institute was held in the Bryant Conference Center, a premier learning facility located on The University of Alabama campus at 240 Paul Bryant Drive in Tuscaloosa.

A block of rooms were held at the Hotel Capstone until April 29, 2011, at a special rate for program attendees.  Rooms were reserved by clicking on this link: Hotel Capstone, or you may call 1-888-627-7070.  

Please identify yourself as a Scholars Institute group participant when making reservations.


Substitutions

Substitutions were arranged through your department and/or institution.


Program Changes

The University of Alabama Scholars Institute reserves the right to cancel, postpone or combine sections or make instructor changes.


Social Activities

The Tuesday reception was scheduled for participants and their spouses/guests. 


Additional Information

For more registration information, call Leonard Smith at (205) 348-4260 or email to LSmith@ccs.ua.edu .  For additional program information please call Marilyn Staffo at (205) 348-4484 or email to MStaffo@ua.edu .


Parking

From I-20/59, take the McFarland Boulevard/US 82 exit and proceed north to the University Boulevard interchange. Exit and turn right. Stay on University Boulevard down the hill and turn left on Second Avenue. Open parking will be on your left, the Bryant Conference Center complex on your right.

In addition to the parking lot on Second Avenue, you may also park in the Coleman Coliseum Parking Lot, the Bryant Drive Parking Lot, and the new Soccer Field Parking Lot adjacent to University Boulevard. You will be able to ride a Green Route bus from either of these lots to Second Avenue at the Bryant Conference Center.


Directions

From I-20/59, take the McFarland Boulevard/US 82 exit and proceed north to the University Boulevard interchange. Exit and turn right. Stay on University Boulevard down the hill and turn left on Second Avenue. Open parking will be on your left, the Bryant Conference Center complex on your right. In addition to the parking lot on Second Avenue, you may also park in the Coleman Coliseum Parking Lot, the Bryant Drive Parking Lot, and the new Soccer Field Parking Lot adjacent to University Boulevard. You will be able to ride a Green Route bus from either of these lots to Second Avenue at the Bryant Conference Center.

Prior to the conference we will email a Parking Pass. We ask that you display the Parking Pass on the driver's side dashboard of your automobile.