Travel and Lodging

Transportation

UC Davis is twenty minutes by car from the Sacramento (SMF) Airport. San Francisco (SFO) and Oakland (OAK) are also options when traveling to UC Davis. Depending on the time of day and traffic SFO is about two hours away and OAK is about an hour and a half. Airport shuttles, car rentals, public transportation, ride shares (Lyft and Uber), or taxis are readily available for all three airports. We will provide additional information closer to the conference dates. Campus parking fees are $15 per day. Additional information on campus park is available at Transportation Services.

Housing & Hotels

UC Davis Conference Housing offers relaxing, convenient and affordable housing services on the UC Davis campus. All accommodations are in smoke-free facilities. Standard accommodations provide either single or double occupancy in residence hall or residential suite arrangements. We expect to use Mahogany Hall in the Tercero Residential Area for the on-campus housing option for Computers & Writing (9 min walk to TLC). Linen, folded and placed on the bed, includes 2 sheets, 2 towels, 1 washcloth, pillow, pillowcase, blanket, (no bedspread or comforter). There is a 2-night minimum for stay for this on-campus housing option. Single rooms will be approximately $80; staying in a double will be approximately $65. Additional information and exact rates for UC Davis Conference Housing will be confirmed in January or February, 2023.

In addition to conference housing, several local hotel options are near (or on) campus. 

  • Hyatt Place $209 — located on campus, close to conference venues  — (14 min walk to the TLC). For conference rate, book before 5/29/23.
    For reservations, call the Hyatt Place at 
    530-756-9500.
     
  • Aggie Inn $155 — located just off campus in downtown Davis — (12 min walk to the TLC). For conference rate, book before  5/12/23.
    Online Booking Link (conference rate) 
     
  • Hilton Garden Inn $189  — Downtown Davis — (18 min walk to the TLC; 10 min drive to parking near the TLC). For conference rate, book before 5/21/23.
    ​​​​Online Booking Link (conference rate) 
     
  • Hyatt House $179 — South Davis — (10 min drive to parking near the TLC). For conference rate, book before 5/21/23.
    For reservations call, 
    Hyatt Reservations at 888-591-1234.

  • Palm Court $215 — Downtown Davis — (19 min walk to the TLC; 10 min drive to parking near the TLC). For conference rate, book before 5/12/23.
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    Online booking link (conference rate)

  • University Park Inn and Suite — Downtown Davis — (20 min walk to the TLC; 10 min drive to parking near the TLC). For conference rate, book before 5/12/23.

    • $129 for a standard room or $139 for a suite; no online booking link. Guests must call or email the hotel directly for a reservation under the group name – Computers & Writing 2023.  530.756.0910 or info@universityparkinn.com

Conference Facilities

Conference sessions and workshops will be held in our new Teaching and Learning Complex (TLC) building. Presenters will have access to projectors, and wireless access to the internet will be available in all conference buildings. Lunches will be available in the nearby Student Community Center. The opening reception and some evening events will be held in the Alumni Center located in UCD's Gateway District Conference and near the Hyatt Place hotel.

Accessibility

Physical accessibility is addressed by using fully ADA-compliant spaces at UC Davis for all conference events. Visitors with a disabled placard/plate may park without displaying an additional permit, and may park in spaces where UC Davis DSA permits are honored. In addition, other accessibility issues indicated by participants will be addressed as the need arises by working with on-campus disability services.