Travel Information

Directions to the University


The University of North Florida is location in Jacksonville, Florida.


Click on the button below for directions to the campus.


Directions to the University of North Florida


Shuttles will be available to transport people between the hotels and the conference each day, but there is also free parking in the lot next to the University Center where the conference events will be held.



The Hilton Garden Inn is one location reserving blocks of rooms for our conference.  To make reservations for the Hilton Garden Inn click on the following link:

Hilton Garden Inn


Hilton Garden Inn Jacksonville JTB/Deerwood Park

9745 Gate Parkway N.

Jacksonville, Florida 32246

USA 1-904-997-6600


The following Marriott hotels are also offering us a special group rate:


  • Residence Inn Jacksonville Butler Boulevard ($119 - $149 USD per night)
  • Spring Hill Suites Jacksonville ($119 USD per night)
Book your group rate using this link: 
 Marriott - UNF Benthic Ecology Conference


The start date:  3/19/14

The end date:  3/23/14

The last day to book:  2/28/14


The Embassy Suites Jacksonville Baymeadows is another hotel offering BEM attendees group rates.  This location will not be on the shuttle route but the hotel has vans that can carry small numbers of people to the conference location.  


Embassy Suites Hotel, Jacksonville Baymeadows

9300 Baymeadows Road

Jacksonville, Florida 32256

Monday-Wednesday: $109 USD per night

Thursday-Sunday:  $79 USD per night


When you call to reserve a room use the following code:  BEM

Embassy Suites contact:  Iris Harris, 904-899-9517, email: