Travel & Housing

Campus:

Directions to campus
Farley Hall/Overby Center, the location of the conference, is located on the main campus, overlooking the Grove. As you approach the university on University Avenue turn right. You will pass the Alumni Center and the Law School. Farley/Overby is the next building. Parking is available between the Law School and Farley/Overby. If the lot is full proceed down the small hill at the rear of the lot. Additional parking is located at the bottom of the hill. Registration will be on the first floor. Look for signs.

Directions to campus and the Inn at Ole Miss
From the south and west: Take I-55 to Route 6 at Batesville, following the signs to Oxford. Exit Highway 6 at Old Taylor Road, head north (left turn). At the T-intersection with University Avenue, turn left. As you enter campus, turn right on Grove Loop. Proceed to Farley/Overby, the third building on the right, next to the Law School.

From the north/west: (Germantown, Holly Springs) Take Route 7 south to Oxford. Exit at the University Avenue exit and drive straight to campus taking a right at the end of the exit. As you enter campus, turn right on Grove Loop. Proceed to Farley/Overby, the third building on the right, next to the Law School. Parking is available between the two buildings.

From the east: (Tupelo). Take Route 6 south at Old Taylor Road, head north ( right turn). At the T-intersection with University Avenue, turn left. As you enter campus, turn right on Grove Loop. Proceed to Farley/Overby, the third building on the right, next to the Law School.

Inn at Ole Miss
The driveway for the Inn is the second right (Alumni Drive). Warning. The first right is a very small driveway. The access road for the Inn is between the Law School and Alumni House. Farley is just a block away.

Directions to the Downtown Inn
From the south and west: Take I-55 to Route 6 at Batesville, following the signs to Oxford. Exit Highway 6 at Lamar Avenue. Turn left (north). Drive 30 degrees around the courthouse. The Inn is one block on the right.

From the north/west: (Germantown, Holly Springs) Take Route 7 south to Oxford. Exit at the University Avenue exit. At Four Corners (note Abner’s restaurant and a light), turn right on Lamar. Drive 30 degrees around the courthouse. The Inn is one block on the right.

From the east: (Tupelo). Take Route 6 south, exit at Lamar Avenue. Turn right (north). Drive 30 degrees around the courthouse. The Inn is one block on the right.

Directions to campus from the Downtown Inn
Farley Hall/Overby Center, the location of the conference, is located on the main campus, overlooking the Grove. As you leave the Inn head toward the Square, circle the courthouse 30 degrees. Go one block, turn right on University Avenue. As you enter campus turn right. You will pass the Alumni Center and the Law School. Farley/Overby is the next building. Parking is available between the Law School and Farley/Overby. If the lot is full proceed down the small hill at the rear of the lot. Additional parking is located at the bottom of the hill. Registration will be on the first floor. Look for signs.

Housing: Notice: Conference rates will expire about three weeks before the conference.

Hotel rooms have been reserved at two hotels: The Inn at Ole Miss located on the campus of The University of Mississippi and The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites, just one block from the historic Square, located at 400 N. Lamar Blvd. Both feature a continental breakfast. All programs will be held on campus in Farley Hall. The Inn at Ole Miss is located about one block away. The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites is located about a mile away. The walk is through a pleasant residential neighborhood.

The Inn at Ole Miss
The Inn at Ole Miss is located on the campus of The University of Mississippi, just off University Avenue and adjacent to The Grove, the 11-acre area, known as one of the best college tailgating areas in the country. The Inn at Ole Miss is also a short walk to the downtown Oxford’s Square where you can enjoy, restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
The 96 guest rooms at The Inn at Ole Miss are divided into two tiers: Deluxe and Standard. The Deluxe rooms feature either a king or two double beds and are sponsored by Alumni. Alumni Sponsors decorate their rooms uniquely and therefore they have a feel of a guest house or bed and breakfast. Standard rooms have two double beds and are located closest to The Grove.
The Inn at Ole Miss was originally built in 1951 as the Alumni House. The new tower, which opened in August 2008, has 38 suites and 10 penthouses.
The Southeast Colloquium has reserved 25 rooms at this location. A continental breakfast is included. There is a Shuttle Bus to the Oxford Square from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Amenities include:
∑ Outdoor swimming pool
∑ Wireless Internet
∑ Individual climate controls in each room
∑ Same-day valet laundry service
∑ Voice mail
∑ Full-size ironing boards and irons
∑ Hairdryers
∑ Coffeemakers

Reservation and Contact Information:

Rates: Single $76–$89.
Double $86–$99.
Suite $139

Plus: Mississippi Sales tax of 7 per cent and the Oxford tourism tax of 2 per cent

Make reservations as follows:
1.888.486.7666
1.662.234.2331
http://www.theinnatolemiss.com
Mention the Southeast Colloquium

Directions:
Go to: http://www.theinnatolemiss.com/new/webfiles/theinn/foundation.htm

The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites
The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites, 400 N. Lamar Blvd., is located in the historic heart of downtown Oxford, just one block from the Square- where you can enjoy, restaurants, shopping and entertainment and only one mile from the University of Mississippi campus- just off the Square Oxford. The walk to campus is through a pleasant residential neighborhood.
The Southeast Colloquium has reserved 50 rooms at this location

Rooms & suites offer:

∑ Complimentary high speed internet access
∑ Individual air-conditioning units
∑ Hair dryer
∑ Complimentary coffee makers
∑ Iron
∑ Ironing board
∑ TV with extended cable
∑ Micro-fridge in Suites
∑ Microwave in Suite* Kitchenette in Full Suite

Rates:
Standard King non-smoking: $89
Standard Double non-smoking:$89
Queen Handicap Accessible:$89
There are a few smoking rooms reserved as well, at the same
rate.

Plus: Mississippi Sales tax of 7 per cent and the Oxford tourism tax of 2 per cent

Make reservations as follows:
662-234-3031
1-800-606-1497
http://www.downtownoxfordinnandsuites.com,
Mention the Southeast Colloquium.

Directions:
Go to:
http://www.downtownoxfordinnandsuites.com/location.php

Travel

Getting To Oxford
Located in northwest Mississippi, Oxford is 70 miles southeast of Memphis, 50 miles from Tupelo, Miss., and 180 miles from Jackson, Miss.

Getting Here by Car
Oxford is accessible from Highway 6 (off I-55) and Highway 7 (off US-78). Interstate 55 is 21 miles away and connected to Oxford by a divided four-lane highway, state Highway 6/278. Ten state highways within Lafayette County make transportation convenient.

Directions
• From the south: Travel I-55 north to Batesville. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford
• From the northwest: Travel I-55 south from Memphis to Batesville, Miss. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford
• From the northeast: Travel US-78 west to New Albany, then MS-30 south to Oxford. Or take US-78 west to Holly Springs, then MS-7 south to Oxford

Getting Here by Plane
Oxford and Ole Miss are about a 50-minute drive from the Tupelo Regional Airport, one hour from the Memphis International Airport and three hours from the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson.
• Memphis International Airport, Memphis, Tenn., 75 miles north
• Tupelo Regional Airport, Tupelo, Miss., 50 miles east
• Jackson-Evers International Airport, Jackson, Miss., 180 miles south

Directions
• From Memphis Airport: Take Winchester West and follow the signs to Airways Blvd.Turn left on Airways. Turn right on Shelby Drive then turn left and merge onto I-55 south. Take I-55 to Batesville, exit 243A. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford.
• From Tupelo Airport: Turn left onto West Jackson Street, then left onto Coley Road. Take Coley Road to West Main Street/MS-6. Take MS-6/278 to Oxford.
• From Jackson Airport: Take International Drive to Airport Road North/MS-475 North. Take Airport Road to Lakeland Drive/MS-25. Take Lakeland Drive west and follow the signs to I-55 North. Travel I-55 north to Batesville. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford.

Transportation in Oxford

Taxi/Shuttle Service
• Angel Taxi: 662-715-9382
• Event Limo: 662-308-0071
• Mississippi Delta Transportation: 662-822-8726
• Oxford City Cab: 662-234-2250

Rental Cars
• Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 662-281-0508 or 800-736-8222
• Sensible Car Rental of Oxford: 662-234-4004

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Responses

  1. Travel

    Getting To Oxford
    Located in northwest Mississippi, Oxford is 70 miles southeast of Memphis, 50 miles from Tupelo, Miss., and 180 miles from Jackson, Miss.

    Getting Here by Car
    Oxford is accessible from Highway 6 (off I-55) and Highway 7 (off US-78). Interstate 55 is 21 miles away and connected to Oxford by a divided four-lane highway, state Highway 6/278. Ten state highways within Lafayette County make transportation convenient.

    Directions
    • From the south: Travel I-55 north to Batesville. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford
    • From the northwest: Travel I-55 south from Memphis to Batesville, Miss. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford
    • From the northeast: Travel US-78 west to New Albany, then MS-30 south to Oxford. Or take US-78 west to Holly Springs, then MS-7 south to Oxford

    Getting Here by Plane
    Oxford and Ole Miss are about a 50-minute drive from the Tupelo Regional Airport, one hour from the Memphis International Airport and three hours from the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson.
    • Memphis International Airport, Memphis, Tenn., 75 miles north
    • Tupelo Regional Airport, Tupelo, Miss., 50 miles east
    • Jackson-Evers International Airport, Jackson, Miss., 180 miles south

    Directions
    • From Memphis Airport: Take Winchester West and follow the signs to Airways Blvd.Turn left on Airways. Turn right on Shelby Drive then turn left and merge onto I-55 south. Take I-55 to Batesville, exit 243A. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford.
    • From Tupelo Airport: Turn left onto West Jackson Street, then left onto Coley Road. Take Coley Road to West Main Street/MS-6. Take MS-6/278 to Oxford.
    • From Jackson Airport: Take International Drive to Airport Road North/MS-475 North. Take Airport Road to Lakeland Drive/MS-25. Take Lakeland Drive west and follow the signs to I-55 North. Travel I-55 north to Batesville. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford.

    Transportation in Oxford

    Taxi/Shuttle Service
    • Angel Taxi: 662-715-9382
    • Event Limo: 662-308-0071
    • Mississippi Delta Transportation: 662-822-8726
    • Oxford City Cab: 662-234-2250

    Rental Cars
    • Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 662-281-0508 or 800-736-8222
    • Sensible Car Rental of Oxford: 662-234-4004

  2. Housing

    Hotel rooms have been reserved at two hotels: The Inn at Ole Miss located on the campus of The University of Mississippi and The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites, just one block from the historic Square. Both feature a continental breakfast.

    The Inn at Ole Miss
    The Inn at Ole Miss is located on the campus of The University of Mississippi, just off University Avenue and adjacent to The Grove, the 11-acre area, known as one of the best college tailgating areas in the country. The Inn at Ole Miss is also a short walk to the downtown Oxford’s Square where you can enjoy, restaurants, shopping and entertainment.
    The 96 guest rooms at The Inn at Ole Miss are divided into two tiers: Deluxe and Standard. The Deluxe rooms feature either a king or two double beds and are sponsored by Alumni. Alumni Sponsors decorate their rooms uniquely and therefore they have a feel of a guest house or bed and breakfast. Standard rooms have two double beds and are located closest to The Grove.
    The Inn at Ole Miss was originally built in 1951 as the Alumni House. The new tower, which opened in August 2008, has 38 suites and 10 penthouses.
    The Southeast Colloquium has reserved 25 rooms at this location. A continental breakfast is included. There is a Shuttle Bus to the Oxford Square from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

    Amenities include:
    ∑ Outdoor swimming pool
    ∑ Wireless Internet
    ∑ Individual climate controls in each room
    ∑ Same-day valet laundry service
    ∑ Voice mail
    ∑ Full-size ironing boards and irons
    ∑ Hairdryers
    ∑ Coffeemakers

    Reservation and Contact Information:

    Rates: Single $76–$89.
    Double $86–$99.
    Suite $139

    Plus: Mississippi Sales tax of 7 per cent and the Oxford tourism tax of 2 per cent

    Make reservations as follows:
    1.888.486.7666
    1.662.234.2331
    http://www.theinnatolemiss.com
    Mention the Southeast Colloquium

    Directions:
    Go to: http://www.theinnatolemiss.com/new/webfiles/theinn/foundation.htm

    The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites
    The Downtown Oxford Inn and Suites, 400 N. Lamar Blvd., is located in the historic heart of downtown Oxford, just one block from the Square- where you can enjoy, restaurants, shopping and entertainment and only one mile from the University of Mississippi campus- just off the Square Oxford. The walk to campus is through a pleasant residential neighborhood.
    The Southeast Colloquium has reserved 50 rooms at this location

    Rooms & suites offer:

    ∑ Complimentary high speed internet access
    ∑ Individual air-conditioning units
    ∑ Hair dryer
    ∑ Complimentary coffee makers
    ∑ Iron
    ∑ Ironing board
    ∑ TV with extended cable
    ∑ Micro-fridge in Suites
    ∑ Microwave in Suite* Kitchenette in Full Suite

    Rates:
    Standard King non-smoking: $89
    Standard Double non-smoking:$89
    Queen Handicap Accessible:$89
    There are a few smoking rooms reserved as well, at the same
    rate.

    Plus: Mississippi Sales tax of 7 per cent and the Oxford tourism tax of 2 per cent

    Make reservations as follows:
    662-234-3031
    1-800-606-1497
    http://www.downtownoxfordinnandsuites.com,
    Mention the Southeast Colloquium.

    Directions:
    Go to:
    http://www.downtownoxfordinnandsuites.com/location.php

    Travel

    Getting To Oxford
    Located in northwest Mississippi, Oxford is 70 miles southeast of Memphis, 50 miles from Tupelo, Miss., and 180 miles from Jackson, Miss.

    Getting Here by Car
    Oxford is accessible from Highway 6 (off I-55) and Highway 7 (off US-78). Interstate 55 is 21 miles away and connected to Oxford by a divided four-lane highway, state Highway 6/278. Ten state highways within Lafayette County make transportation convenient.

    Directions
    • From the south: Travel I-55 north to Batesville. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford
    • From the northwest: Travel I-55 south from Memphis to Batesville, Miss. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford
    • From the northeast: Travel US-78 west to New Albany, then MS-30 south to Oxford. Or take US-78 west to Holly Springs, then MS-7 south to Oxford

    Getting Here by Plane
    Oxford and Ole Miss are about a 50-minute drive from the Tupelo Regional Airport, one hour from the Memphis International Airport and three hours from the Jackson-Evers International Airport in Jackson.
    • Memphis International Airport, Memphis, Tenn., 75 miles north
    • Tupelo Regional Airport, Tupelo, Miss., 50 miles east
    • Jackson-Evers International Airport, Jackson, Miss., 180 miles south

    Directions
    • From Memphis Airport: Take Winchester West and follow the signs to Airways Blvd.Turn left on Airways. Turn right on Shelby Drive then turn left and merge onto I-55 south. Take I-55 to Batesville, exit 243A. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford.
    • From Tupelo Airport: Turn left onto West Jackson Street, then left onto Coley Road. Take Coley Road to West Main Street/MS-6. Take MS-6/278 to Oxford.
    • From Jackson Airport: Take International Drive to Airport Road North/MS-475 North. Take Airport Road to Lakeland Drive/MS-25. Take Lakeland Drive west and follow the signs to I-55 North. Travel I-55 north to Batesville. Take MS-6/278 east to Oxford.

    Transportation in Oxford

    Taxi/Shuttle Service
    • Angel Taxi: 662-715-9382
    • Event Limo: 662-308-0071
    • Mississippi Delta Transportation: 662-822-8726
    • Oxford City Cab: 662-234-2250

    Rental Cars
    • Enterprise Rent-A-Car: 662-281-0508 or 800-736-8222
    • Sensible Car Rental of Oxford: 662-234-4004


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