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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

 

before the conference

How do I register to attend the conference in person?

  Attendees under 32 are free, but still need to register. Visit: https://uvu.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=3787
   

Where is the conference located?

  Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah 84058. Main conference events will be held on the 2-Level of the UVU Sorensen Student Center (Ragan Theater and SC 206abc). Individual presentations will take place throughout UVU campus. 
   

Can I attend the conference virtually?

  Yes. Please select “Virtual Registration” on the Registration page: https://uvu.universitytickets.com/w/event.aspx?id=3787
   

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planning your arrival

What accommodations are available near UVU?

 

Hampton Inn & Suites
1290 West University Parkway, Orem, UT, US

 

La Quinta Inns & Suites by Wyndham Orem University Pwy/Provo
521 West University Parkway, Orem, Utah 84058

  Holiday Inn Express & Suites Orem-North Provo
1290 West University Parkway , Orem, Utah 84058
   

I am staying in a hotel near UVU, what restaurants are nearby and how do I get there?

  There are a wide variety of restaurants within walking distance from hotels near UVU. These include: International House of Pancakes (IHOP), McDonalds, and Burger King (inside Walmart).
 

The Utah Valley Express (UVX) is a free bus and can be taken from UVU STATION (located on the south side of UVU campus, just off University Parkway) to several local restaurants. https://www.rideuta.com/-/media/Files/Rider-Tools/Schedules-and-Maps/Route-830X/830xschedule_Apr2022.ashx

Buses run primarily in dedicated lanes every 6 minutes at peak times and every 10 -15 minutes in the off-peak hours.

  Here are a few of the restaurants located along the UVX bus route, within 1-2 stops from UVU in Orem: 
Krispy Kreme, Golden Corral Buffet & Grille, Applebee’s, Pizza Hut, Chili’s In ‘n Out Burger, J. Dawgs, Thai Evergreen, Noodles and Company, and Outback Steakhouse. 
  The UVX bus will also take you to the University Place Mall, which has many more dining options to choose from. https://www.universityplaceorem.com/?utm_source=GMB&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=1SEO_SM
   

How do I get from SLC Airport to UVU?

 

On Public Transit:

  • Walk to TRAX Airport Station (The TRAX (light rail) station is located on the ground level outside the terminal on the east side. Passengers should exit door 1A and go east. The hours of operation are: Weekday Hours: 5:32 a.m. - 11:06 p.m., 15 min service before 7 p.m. and 30 minutes after 7 p.m. Saturday Hours: 6:25 a.m. – 11:25 p.m., arrives and departs every 30 minutes.
  • Purchase TRAX /FrontRunner ticket to Orem Station from kiosk near the entrance to the station, $5.50 (ticket valid for both TRAX and FrontRunner)
  • Take the Green Line TRAX to North Temple Bridge/Guadalupe (17 min, 5 stops)
  • Transfer to FrontRunner North Temple Station (take escalator or elevator down to FrontRunner platform)
  • Ride FrontRunner to Orem Station (Southbound in the direction of Provo - 1 hour, 7 stops), free Wi-Fi on train. FrontRunner does not operate on Sunday. To check timetable visit: https://www.rideuta.com/Rider-Tools/Schedules-and-Maps/750-FrontRunner
  • Use the Pedestrian Bridge to walk over train lines and the I-15 Freeway onto UVU campus. You can also take the Utah Valley Express (UVX) bus for free from Orem Station to UVU STATION (Buses run primarily in dedicated lanes every 6 minutes at peak times and every 10 -15 minutes in the off-peak hours.) To check timetable visit: https://www.rideuta.com/Rider-Tools/Schedules-and-Maps/830X-Utah-Valley-Express 
 

Transportation SLC Airport-Orem Hotels

 

By Rental Car:

  • Exit the Rental Car area and get on I-80 E from North Terminal Drive
  • Follow I-15 south toward Las Vegas
  • Take exit 269 toward University Pkwy in Orem. (approx. 40 min)
  • Use the left lake to keep left at the fork, follow signs for Utah Valley University and merge onto UT 1200 S/W University Pkwy
  • Take south 1200 West to Campus Drive. The parking garage is located next to the Sorensen Student Center. Parking is $1 per hour and must be pre-paid at the yellow kiosks located on the 2-level entrance into campus (be sure to make a note of your stall number.) All conference events will take place on the 2-levelof the Student Center.
   

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