Travel & Lodging


Riverside is ideally located in beautiful Southern California only 20 miles from Ontario International Airport, as well as easy access to Los Angeles International Airport and Orange County’s John Wayne Airport.

Super Shuttle service to UCR is available from all airports. Call 1-800-700-1983 or use their website for reservations.


Click here for Directions to the UCR campus.


Parking for the Pentland Hills Residence Hall and the Sunday Evening welcoming reception will be in lot 21. For those staying offsite, the closest lot to the symposium location (EBU II) is lot 13. Parking permits are $8/day or $5 for Sunday.

You can purchase a permit from the kiosk located at the campus entrance. Note that they only accept cash or personal check. The kiosk can also provide directions to the parking lots and conference venues. The kiosks close at 5 pm. If you arrive after 5 pm on Sunday, proceed directly to lot 21, and you can purchase a parking permit at the Registration desk.


Pentland Hills

Pentland Hills Residence Hall Complex

Pentland Hills Residence Hall

The Pentland Hills Residence Hall will be used to provide dormitory style housing for the participants. All oral presentations will be held in the Pentland Hills Bear Cave. The Bear Cave will also be the location for the reception, lunches, vendor exhibits and the poster session. Breakfast at the cafeteria is provided with your room charge if you are staying in Pentland Hills Residence Hall; or it can be purchased at the cafeteria.

To register for lodging at Pentland Hills, use the conference registration form.

Single and double occupancy options are available.

  • Pentland Hills Housing Package for double occupancy is $145 per person.
  • Pentland Hills Housing Package for single occupancy is $175 per person.

This is for 4 days and 3 nights and includes breakfast on June 23 - 25. Please indicate your sex and if you have a roommate preference if you are registering for double occupancy. For your convenience, you may check-in at the Pentland Hills Bear Cave on Sunday, June 22 from 12 noon to 5 pm when you check in for the conference. For those checking in after 5 pm on Sunday, please register at the Pentland Hills Residence Office.

Restaurant Hours and rates are as follows:

  • Breakfast: 7:15 - 8:30 am $5.25 (no charge to guests staying in Pentlands Hills Residence Hall)
  • Lunch: 11:15 am - 1:00 pm $7.25 (not included in Pentland Hills Housing Package - lunch provided at conference)
  • Dinner: 4:30 - 6:00 pm $8.25 (not included in Pentland Hills Husing Package - dinner included at conference)

Check-out is Wednesday, June 25, 2008 from 12 noon to 2:00 pm at the Pentland Hills Residence Office

Hotel Accommodations

For those who want hotel-style accommodations, the Courtyard by Marriott, located ½ mile from the UCR campus, has a current price of $89 per person (double or single). Parking is free. For more upscale accommodations, the Mission Inn and the Riverside Marriott are both located in downtown Riverside—and are not within walking distance to the conference center. Rates at the Mission Inn start at $105 per night. Current rates at the Riverside Marriott are $95 and up.

Links to Hotels
Mission Inn Courtyard

Center Courtyard at the Historic Mission Inn

Mission Inn Front Entry

The Mission Inn's Front Entry.