Limited Space Still Available

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Travel Information

Institute Venue & Accommodations

Renaissance Asheville Hotel
31 Woodfin Street
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

To book your group rate:
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Hotel Reservations

Reservations: (800)468-3571 Specify "First Generation Students" when making reservations.

Room rate: $169 single/double plus tax. All reservations must be accompanied by a first night room deposit with a credit card. Hotel will not hold any reservations unless secured by the deposit.

Make your reservations early. The conference rate is available through Friday, June 27, 2014; however, the room block may fill prior to this date. Once the room block is filled, reservations are accepted on a space available basis and may not be available at the conference rate.