Lodging and Travel


The 2019 Transitioning to College Writing Symposium will be held at the Jackson Avenue Center (JAC), which is now part of the Oxford campus of the University of Mississippi.


We have reserved a block of hotel rooms at the Courtyard by Marriott Oxford (305 Jackson Avenue East, Oxford, MS 38655). To reserve your room, please call 662-638-7014 and mention Transitioning to College Writing and our group code SMERF. You have until September 24, 2019 to reserve your room at the special rate of $119/night for standard accommodations (single King or two Queen).  If making your reservations online, use the group code SMERF.

Oxford has a number of other hotels. To see a full list, please visit the Lodging page from Visit Oxford.


Please indicate on the registration form if you plan to park at the JAC. Parking passes are included in the registration fee and will be available for pickup from the registration table in the main lobby of the JAC (on Jackson Avenue). We must purchase them in advance, however, so be sure to let us know via your registration form if you will need a parking pass.