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AccessU 2019 Accommodations

AccessU 2019 attendee information about accommodations, transportation options, and accessibility requests is provided to help you schedule and plan your travel and conference-related events while attending AccessU this year.


AccessU 2019 conference attendees will be accommodated at Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake. Guests can also call toll free: 1-888-615-0509:

  • Register for AccessU to receive the group code to secure the group rate.
  • Arrive: Monday, May 13, 2019
  • Depart: Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Group Rate: $129.00

Location: 20 North IH-35 Austin, Texas 78701

Reservations must be made by April 22, 2019. To book, please visit the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake website. Upgrades are available for $20 USD a night. Upgrades apply to Lake and Executive views only.

Please note group rates are only available during contracted dates. If you need to reserve additional dates, inform the Sales Manager, Jennifer Marshall, 512-634-1250, or contact the in-house Reservations Manager, Lovinia Rodriguez directly at 512-634-1275 or

If you are receiving a “group code error” on the Holiday Inn website:

  • Double check your arrival and departure dates to ensure you have selected dates between May 13th and May 18th.
  • Once you have confirmed your dates, re-enter the Group Code: AUK

Accessibility Accommodations

Knowbility is happy to arrange accessibility accommodations for conference attendees and instructors. Please email by May 1, 2019, in order to submit your request for ASL interpreters, large-text course materials, Braille materials, or other accommodations.

If you will be accompanied by an authorized care provider, please provide his/her full name. There is no fee for Authorized Care Providers accompanying paid attendees; however, they will not be provided conference materials and must accompany the attendee at all sessions.

Shuttle Service Schedule

Shuttle service provided to AccessU attendees staying at the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake. Shuttles will depart in the morning prior to the conference, and at the end of each day of the conference. Shuttles will not be available during lunchtime.

Transportation from Airport to Hotel

Complimentary airport shuttle service is provided by the Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake. To schedule a pick-up, please call the Holiday Inn at 1-888-615-0509 when you arrive at baggage claim. Please note: Holiday Inn’s complimentary airport shuttle service is not wheelchair accessible.

If you need wheelchair accessible transportation from the airport to the hotel, Holiday Inn Austin Town Lake will pay for your taxi ride. Once you land in Austin, book a wheelchair accessible vehicle with Yellow Cab Austin by calling 512-452-9999 or through the Yellow Cab Austin app. Once you arrive at the hotel, the driver will collect payment from the hotel front desk. Payment should not be made via the app.

Plan Your Schedule

Our full conference schedule for the 2019 John Slatin AccessU is available now.

Please keep the following in mind:

  • Breakfast and lunch are provided each day.
  • Be mindful that some classes are 3-hour classes, not the typical 1.5-hour long session.
  • Note: If your class is BYOL (bring your own laptop) and, if so, if there is any software you need to download.

Driving to AccessU? You need an ePermit.

If you are driving, you need an ePermit to park at St. Edward’s.

Please register your vehicle at and reference this parking map to identify where to park.

Attendees for this event are authorized to park in the Green (Commuter & Staff), Gold (Faculty) or Yellow (All Permits) lots during the dates and times listed above. Please do not park in the Orange (Reserved) or Red (Residential) lots.

Contact or (512) 448-8553 if you have any specific questions regarding parking or encounter any issues during your visit.