A block of rooms has been reserved at the Knoxville downtown Holiday Inn, which is within walking distance (10 min) of the UTK campus. The rate is $86/night (same rate for single or double rooms). Please make your reservations directly with the hotel at: 865-522-2800 or online. When making your reservation, please mention the group code BLB. The reservation due date is May 1, 2012. Please keep your receipts if you need to get a reimbursement later.


Visitor parking is available at the Vol Hall parking garage located on the northeast corner of 16th Street and White avenue. Please bring your parking ticket to the registration desk, where it will be stamped. Please note that Saturday, May 11 is Spring Commencement at UTK, so you may need to arrive early to get a parking spot.


To see a map showing the locations of Ayres Hall and the hotel, click HERE. For other campus maps, follow the link: UTK CAMPUS MAPS.