Travel and Accommodations


The venue for OESS is the Donald W. Reynolds Center (RCED) on the University of Arkansas campus.


A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Chancellor Hotel, located off the downtown Fayetteville square. The nightly hotel room rate is $89 plus tax. You may book directly by calling the hotel at 479-442-5555 and asking for in-house reservations or you may reserve a room online.

To receive the discounted rate you must reference “OE Southern Symposium” and book on or before 8/31/2018.


The closest major airport is the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA). The Fort Smith Regional Airport (FSM), which is located about an hour south of campus, is another option.

Shuttle & Parking

Parking on campus is available for visitors with the Harmon Avenue Parking Garage being the best option for attendees. Daily garage parking can cost up to $16/day.

We will also be providing a free shuttle service from the Chancellor Hotel to the venue location. The shuttle will run for two hours in the morning and up to an hour after the close of each conference day.