The College of Continuing Studies is adapting our business operations to continue to serve our customers amid the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic. Employees will work remotely to assist students, conference and training session attendees and organizers, OLLI members, clients of health, safety and environmental consultations, and others. Bryant Conference Center, Bryant Museum and UA Gadsden Center are closed until further notice. For the latest COVID-19 University of Alabama updates, please visit the UA Health Information website.

General Information about the 2020 Capstone Student Investment Conference 

Registration

The individual registration fee to attend the full-day conference is $35 for students and $99 for professionals. The fee includes all handout materials, continental breakfast, refreshment breaks and lunch. Student group rates are available – please call Ashley at 205-348-8528 or e-mail keslie.bama@ua.edu for more information. Cancellations made by February 17, 2020 will receive a full refund. Those received after February 17, 2020 are subject to a 50% cancellation fee. The University of Alabama is committed to complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Please make your request for accommodation at least two weeks prior to the conference by emailing keslie.bama@ua.edu

Location and Lodging

The 2020 Capstone Student Investment Conference will be held at the Bryant Conference Center, a premier learning facility located on The University of Alabama campus in Tuscaloosa. Tuscaloosa has a number of hotels conveniently located near the conference venue. The following have agreed to offer CSIC group rates:

Hotel Capstone

320 Paul W Bryant Dr, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

The Hotel Capstone, located on The University of Alabama campus, is the recommended conference hotel and is adjacent to the Bryant Conference Center. For information about the hotel and its amenities, please visit the Hotel Capstone website.

Reservations by Phone: 205-752-3200
Reservations Online: Hotel Capstone Reservation Page

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. The Bryant Conference Center will be on your right, and the parking deck will be on your left.  

You will receive a parking permit via email from our Registration Services department. Instructions for accessing the parking deck will be included on the parking pass. If you do not receive your parking permit, please call 205-348-3000.

Transportation

From Birmingham Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport offers more than 120 daily flights to over 25 cities throughout the U.S., and all major airlines have connections to it. The airport is located approximately 60 miles (100 kilometers) east of Tuscaloosa. If conference participants choose to rent a car, the following companies offer rental cars at the airport: Alamo, AVIS, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National. 

From Atlanta The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is approximately 200 miles (320 kilometers) east of Tuscaloosa. The drive time from Atlanta, Georgia to Tuscaloosa, Alabama is approximately three hours.