Music Assessment and Global Diversity

Advancing Music Education through Assessment: Honoring Culture, Diversity, and Practice

The Seventh International Symposium
on Assessment in Music Education

March 19-22, 2019
Gainesville, Florida, USA

Travel and Transportation

Travel and Transportation

Transportation: Please note that you will be responsible for your own transportation to and from the airport and the conference if you aren't staying at the Hilton University of Florida (host hotel). Transportation will be available to the Welcome Reception on April 3, 2019. 

Parking: Self-parking is free for both guest and non-guests of the Hilton University of Florida.

Uber and Lyft are available in Gainesville. 

Recommended airports

Gainesville Regional Airport (GNV)
Distance from Hotel: 8 mi.
Drive Time: 15 min.

Driving Directions:
Proceed onto 39th Avenue. Take a right on to 39th Avenue to 34th Street. Left onto 34th Street and proceed until the intersection of Hull Road and SW 34th Street. The hotel will be on the right hand side of the street.

Hilton Courtesy Bus Based on availability - Call Hilton directly to make a reservation
Taxi 20.00 USD

Rental Cars at Gainesville Regional Airport


Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)
Distance from Hotel: 90 mi.
Drive Time: 1:45 hr.

Driving Directions
I-10 West 13 miles to the US 301. US 301 South to SR 24. Take SR 24 Southwest to Gainesville. Turn right onto 39th Avenue and proceed to 34th Street and make a left. Proceed to Hull Road. The hotel will be on the right hand side.

Rental Cars at Jacksonville International Airport

Shuttle Service from Jacksonville to Gainesville: https://www.execucar.com/


Orlando International Airport (MCO)
Distance from Hotel: 120 mi.
Drive Time: 2 hours

Driving Directions
Florida Turnpike north to I-75. Proceed north on I-75 to Exit 384, Archer Road. Right onto Archer Road and proceed 1 mile to 34th Street. Take a left onto 34th Street and the hotel will be 3 blocks down on the left hand side.

Rental Cars at Orlando International Airport

Shuttle Service from Orlando to Gainesville: 
Lake Limo Shuttle -  (352) 638-2905 
Reservations are required