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2018 Hotel & Travel

  • Directions to UMES:

    GPS address:

    11868 Academic Oval

    Princess Anne, MD 21853


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    North of UMES:

    • Take US Rt. 13 South to Princess Anne, MD
    • Turn Left on to UMES Blvd
    • Take 2nd exit in traffic circle to continue on UMES Blvd
    • Make a left hand turn to exit UMES Blvd  to access the Engineering and Aviation Sciences Complex.  
    • Exit UMES Blvd to the right to access the Henson Center. Please use parking lots parking lots A, P, and O 


    South of UMES:

    • Take US Rt. 13 North to Princess Anne, MD
    • Turn Right on to UMES Blvd
    • Take 2nd exit in traffic circle to continue on UMES Blvd
    • Make a left hand turn to exit UMES Blvd  to access the Engineering and Aviation Sciences Complex.  
    • Exit UMES Blvd to the right to access the Henson Center. Please use parking lots parking lots A, P, and O 



    The Pre-conference workshops & Welcome Reception that are being offered as part of the 2019 UMES Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference will occur on Thursday, January 10, 2019  in the Engineering and Aviation Sciences Complex (EASC) 


    Upon coming on to campus, make a left on to Backbone Road, and then make a left at the stop sign at the end of the road.  Make the first right beyond the Physical Plant building and a utilize the parking lot at the end of that road on the left hand side.


    The 2019 conference will be held in the Richard A. Henson Hotel and Conference Center


    Upon coming on to campus, make a right on to Backbone road, and then make a left into the first parking lot, beyond the Student Service Center. Continue to your right and come down into the second parking lot, the Richard A. Henson Center will be ahead of you.


    Hotel Accommodations

    The Henson 

    30690 University Blvd South
    Princess Anne, MD 21853
    umes.edu/Henson


    The 2018 conference will be held in the Richard A. Henson Hotel and Conference Center on the  beautiful and picturesque campus of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore. It is Princes Anne's premier choice for campus visits, business trips, reunions, meetings, catered events and relaxing getaways.

    Room Rates:

    The Henson is the Innovations in Teaching & Learning Conference's hotel of  choice.  The discounted group rate for single /double occupancy is $86.00, plus tax.   For reservations, call the Henson at (410) 651-8100.

    *To take advantage of this discounted group rate, please Identify yourself as attending the Teaching & Learning Conference. 

    **The deadline to take advantage of the discounted room rate is Monday, January 7, 2019


    Wireless Internet

    The UMES Guest network will be available throughout the day to provide wireless access to university guests.  Authentication for this network is handled by a Web browser redirect to a login page. To access this wireless network, users should select the "UMES Guest" wireless network from the list of available wireless networks and then launch a Web browser. 

    Access

    Centrally located elevators, as well as stairwells, provide easy access to conference facilities. All floors and rooms are wheelchair accessible. 


    The Washington Inn (Overflow)

    11784 Somerset Avenue 
    Princess Anne, MD 21853
    Website

    "In such a historic setting, this Inn is very much of the place as well as in it, unobtrusive, complimentary and unassuming. The food is honest, tasty and plentiful. Sourced as locally as possible and served without fuss and pretension." Ian Fleming


      Room Rates:

      Please contact The Washington Inn directly for room rates.