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Parent & Family Weekend 2017 - Travel and Accomodations

Hotel Accomodations

Several hotels in the Arlington area offer a special UTA rate. Members of the Maverick Parent & Family Association are encouraged to utilize discounts for travel accomodations from the Maverick Discount Program. All Parent & Family Weekend participants should also visit the Arlington Convention and Visitor's Bureau website for a list of participating hotels.

Please be sure to call the hotel directly and ask for the “UTA RATE” when making your reservations. Please be aware that ALL rates are subject to availability and not valid for group travel. Group travelers needing 10+ rooms, please email David Law at david@experiencearlington.org for a list of recommended locations. If you need to inquire about blackout dates, please contact each hotel directly.

Directions

Directions from Interstate 30:

  • Exit Cooper St. (FM-157) and head south.
  • Turn left at UTA Blvd., then right on Spanolio Drive (formerly Pecan street).
  • Turn left on First street (between Texadelphia and Pie Five Pizza Company).
  • Parent & Family Weekend participants may park in the designated areas listed below (see Parking section).

Directions from Interstate 20:

  • Exit Cooper St. (FM-157) and head north.
  • Turn right at UTA Blvd., then right on Spanolio Drive (formerly Pecan street).
  • Turn left on First street (between Texadelphia and Pie Five Pizza Company).
  • Parent & Family Weekend participants may park in the designated areas listed below (see Parking section).

Directions from Highway 360:

  • Exit Abram St. and head west.
  • Turn left at Center Street, then right at UTA Blvd.
  • Turn left on Spanolio Drive (formerly Pecan street).
  • Turn left on First street (between Diggs Taco Shop and Pie Five Pizza Company).
  • Parent & Family Weekend participants may park in the designated areas listed below (see Parking section).

See also campus map.

Parking

Friday, October 20

  • College Park District Garage (South): Located at UTA Boulevard and Spaniolo Drive (Do not park in spaces marked for retail or campus residents)
  • F12: Located by the University Center, at the intersection of UTA Boulevard and South West Street

Saturday, October 21

  • College Park District Garage (South): Located at UTA Boulevard and Spaniolo Drive (Do not park in spaces marked for retail or campus residents)
  • F12: Located by the University Center, at the intersection of UTA Boulevard and South West Street
  • On Saturday Lot 27, just south and east of Maverick Stadium will be available for parking from 7:30 AM until 4:00 PM.  Please move your vehicle to the College Park District South parking lot.

Sunday, October 22

  • College Park District Garage (South): Located at UTA Boulevard and Spaniolo Drive (Do not park in spaces marked for retail or campus residents)
  • F12: Located by the University Center, at the intersection of UTA Boulevard and South West Street

Check-In & Hospitality Center

  • Friday, 10-20-17 from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm: University Center, Lower Level - Suite B120
  • Friday, 10-20-17 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Palo Duro Lounge, E. H. Hereford University Center
  • Friday, 10-20-17 from 4:00 pm-6:00 pm: Grease Monkey Burger Shop & Social Club
  • Saturday, 10-21-17 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm: The Studio Arts Center
  • Saturday, 10-21-17 from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm: Maverick Activity Center

Message from UTA Parking Services Regarding Vehicle Registration

Hello and welcome to the University of Texas at Arlington! We want to ensure you have an exceptional parking experience while on campus. Please enter your vehicle information in the link below to obtain a parking e-permit for your vehicle to park on campus during your event. This will give your vehicle access to park in the designated lot noted on the link's event page.  Any vehicle parked on campus without an e-permit will receive a citation.

For visitors using a rental car: You can register your vehicle after parking on campus.  Once parked, reference your rented vehicle’s license plate number and then enter it into the link below.

You may park in any space not marked as reserved, service vehicle, blocked by cones, or an ADA space without the proper permit. This permit is valid only for the date and times of your event. If you have any comments or concerns, please contact us at parking@uta.edu or (817) 272 – 3907.

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