Travel and Accommodations

Travel and Accommodations

 Travel:

  • Local: Directions to Lehigh University can be found here
  • National: Lehigh University is conveniently located five minutes from the Lehigh Valley International Airport and less than ninety minutes from New York City, Philadelphia and The Pocono Mountains

Symposium Locations:

  • Sunday: Wood Dining Room, 2nd Floor, Iacocca Hall (Mountaintop Campus), 111 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015
  • Monday through Thursday: STEPS building (Asa Packer Main Campus), Room 101, 1 West Packer Avenue, Bethlehem, PA 18015
  • Friday:
    • Symposium: Wood Dining Room (See Sunday)
    • Section 504 Institute: Ben Franklin Techventures (Mountaintop Campus), 4th Floor, 116 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015

Parking: 

  • Sunday: Parking is available in the “Visitor” lot for $5. Please look for posted “Visitor” lot signs. If you park in a faculty/staff lot, you will likely receive a parking violation ticket.
  • Monday through Thursday: Parking is limited near STEPS on the main campus. On-street parking is $1 per hour (payable by credit card or change) and enforced. We are unable to appeal tickets received at meters. Please consider purchasing a parking pass for use in a parking garage (See next section.)
  • Friday: Parking is $5 for the “Visitor” parking around Iacocca Hall. For those attending the Section 504 Coordinators Institute, parking is free around Ben Franklin building, but not around nearby Iacocca Hall.

Parking Options (Monday through Thursday)

  • The fee for a daily parking pass is $5 to the registrant with the symposium paying $2 toward the $7 cost of each pass. Please visit our registration page to purchase parking passes in advance of the symposium.
  • Passes will be for parking in the garage at 324 S. New Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015.
  • Metered parking is also available closer to the symposium buildings. The cost is $1 per hour (payable by credit card or change) and enforced. We are unable to appeal tickets received at meters.
  • We realize that many of you will take the hotel shuttle and will not have a car to park. Others may wish to car pool.

Hotel Accommodations:
 
Hotel Bethlehem
437 Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
$159.00 per night if booked prior to May 22, 2020 (mention LU Special Ed Law at time of reservation)
Shuttle provided to and from airport (must be prearranged)
Shuttle provided to and from symposium location daily
(610) 625-5000, Website

Hyatt Place Bethlehem
45 W. North Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
$129 per night if booked prior to May 21, 2020
Shuttle provided to and from airport
Shuttle provided to and from symposium daily (first come, first served)
Hot breakfast buffet, Monday-Friday 6:30-9:00 AM
(610) 625-0500 or 800-233-1234 (mention Lehigh University Special Ed Law Symposium, code G-SGSL)

Reservation WebsiteHotel Website

Homewood Suites by Hilton® 
2031 Avenue C, Bethlehem, PA 18017

$134 per night for a studio suite, $144 for a one bedroom suite if booked by May 22, 2020
Shuttle to and from airport
Shuttle to and from symposium is possible, but not guaranteed
Hot breakfast included, dinner included Monday-Thursday
(610) 264-7500 (use code LLS), Reservation WebsiteHotel Website

Homewood Suites by Hilton® 
3350 Center Valley Parkway, Center Valley, PA 18034
$139 per night
Shuttle will not be provided to and from the event
Hot breakfast included, dinner included Monday-Thursday
(610) 351-6400 (mention Lehigh U. Special Ed Law Symposium, group code LUE)
Reservation Website (click “Special Rates” and enter 0560059561 under Corporate Account, then click “Check Rooms & Rates”), Hotel Website