Lodging & Travel
The conference will be held at the The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center.
901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
Phone: 540-231-8000 or 877-200-3360
Please check back later for up-to-date lodging information.
The Inn at Virginia Tech and Skelton Conference Center
901 Prices Fork Road
Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
540-231-8000 or 877-200-3360
Room Rate: Single Occupancy- $105.00 per room, per diem plus tax
Double Occupancy- $125.00 per room, per diem plus tax
$10.00 each additional person, per diem
Reservations Available Soon
Additional Partner Hotels will be added soon
Additional Hotels will be added soon
The Inn at Virginia Tech will run complimentary shuttle service to and from preferred hotels.
The conference shuttle schedule will be posted in early January.
The nearest major airport to the conference site is the Roanoke Regional Airport (ROA). The Roanoke Regional Airport is approximately 40 miles from the conference site.
There are essentially four options for getting from the Roanoke Airport to the Conference on Higher Education Pedagogy: Airport Shuttle, SmartWay Bus, rental cars, and taxis.
Airport Shuttle Service
Roanoke Airport Transportation Services offers shuttle service to Blacksburg. To arrange for service or inquire about prices, please call or email.
Roanoke Airport Transportation Services
5202 Aviation Drive NW
Roanoke, VA 24012
Toll Free: 1-800-288-1958
The SmartWay Bus is a commuter bus that services Roanoke (including the airport) and Blacksburg (home of the conference). The SmartWay Bus visits 4 locations in Roanoke and 4 locations in Blacksburg, and operates on a standard bus schedule. The SmartWay Bus stops at the Roanoke Airports 10 times daily, between 6:35 am and 7:05 pm. Note: The SmartWay Bus will then drop you off at the back of Squires Student Center (not the conference center), on the Virginia Tech campus, which is .50 to .75 miles from the conference center - a beautiful walk through the center of campus (map of walk). The cost of the SmartWay Bus is $4.00.
The airport provides car rentals from Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, and Alamo/National. Low rates available. Once at the airport, the car rental booths are downstairs across from baggage claim and next to the airport's main exit.
Taxis are available from the airport to the conference center with rates varying from $70 to $90, one way. Once at the airport, the taxi counter is on the first floor, past the baggage claim, to the right, or you can call at 540-345-7711.
The Virginia Breeze is a new intercity bus service connecting Blacksburg with Union
Station in Washington, D.C. From Union Station it has stops in Arlington, Dulles, Front Royal, Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Lexington. Tickets range from $15-$50.