Directions and Parking Information

Use the directions below to locate the Thompson Conference Center for the workshops of The 2019 Mesoamerica Meetings on January 15, 16, and 17.

(Please note: the Symposium keynote presentation (Thursday evening, January 17) and the talks on Friday, January 18 and Saturday, January 19 will take place in the ART Building Auditorium Room 1.102, located on the following UT Campus map: https://maps.utexas.edu.)

Traveling on IH-35

  • Take the 32nd St. exit and turn west at the light.
  • Travel west 1 block on 32nd St. to Red River.
  • Turn left and travel south on Red River to the first light (Red River and 26th/Dean Keeton St).
  • Proceed through the intersection and turn right into the first parking lot (Lot 40).

Traveling from Austin Bergstrom International Airport

  • When leaving the airport, turn left (west) on Hwy 71 and stay in one of the two right lanes.
  • Stay in one of the right hand lanes as they curve to the right onto the Bastrop Highway/US 183.
  • Continue in the same lane as it crosses the bridge over the Colorado River and then follow it to the right onto Airport Blvd.
  • Stay on Airport Blvd. until the Intersection with IH-35.
  • Turn left onto the southbound IH-35 access road and proceed to 32nd St.
  • Turn right on 32nd St.
  • Travel west 1 block on 32nd St. to Red River.
  • Turn left and travel south on Red River to the first light (Red River and 26th/Dean Keeton St).
  • Proceed through the intersection and turn right into the first parking lot (Lot 40).

Parking and Closest Parking Garages

For workshops, complimentary parking is available on-site at TCC on a first-come, first-served basis in Lot 40, which is located at the intersection of Red River at Dean Keeton streets. Before January 15, registered workshop participants will receive an email with a PDF file of the Lot 40 parking permit that will need to be printed and displayed on the dashboard of vehicle. Lot 40 permits are valid only on workshop days (January 15, 16, and 17).

Paid visitor parking for symposium and workshop attendees is available nearby in Manor Garage (MAG) on Robert Dedman Drive or San Jacinto Garage (SJG) on San Jacinto Blvd. Workshop participants who park in the Manor Garage during workshop days (January 15, 16 and 17 only) can have their parking ticket validated at the TCC reception office to receive a discounted rate of $6.00 per day.

  • Manor Road Garage (MAG): 2017 Robert Dedman Drive
    South of the TCC and LBJ Library on Robert Dedman, directly across the street from Darrell K. Royal - Texas Memorial Stadium
    **Registered workshop participants who park in the Manor Garage on workshop days (January 15, 16 and 17) can have their parking ticket validated at TCC for a discounted rate. TCC validation is only available for the Manor Garage. **
  • San Jacinto Garage (SJG): 2401 San Jacinto Boulevard
    San Jacinto Garage is between 24th and Dean Keeton (formerly 26th) Streets.

Please call 512-471-7275 or visit www.utexas.edu/parking for more information on visitor parking and parking fees.