Participants should make their own arrangements directly with the hotel
of their choice and state that they will be attending the AMS meeting.
The AMS is not responsible for rate changes or for the quality of the
accommodations. Rates quoted do not include sales tax. Hotels have
varying cancellation or early checkout penalties; be sure to ask for details
when making your reservation.
Four Points Sheraton, 505 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401; phone:
806-747-0171, fax: 806-747-9243. Group rate of $58 per night plus 13%
local tax. Doubles and kings reserved. Hotel provides complimentary 24-hour
airport shuttle. Near Civic Center and Buddy Holly Walk of Fame. Approximately
one mile east of campus. Deadline for reservations is March 8.
Limited shuttle service to and from the campus will be provided by the
Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
La Quinta Inn, Civic Center, 601 Avenue Q, Lubbock, TX 79401;
phone: 806-763-9441, fax: 806-747-9325. Group rate of $56 per night plus
13% local tax. One block south of Four Points. Deadline for reservations
is March 31. Limited shuttle service to and from the campus will be
provided by the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
Hawthorn Suites, 251519th Street, Lubbock, TX 79410; phone:
806-765-8900, fax: 806-765-5322. Group rate of $80 per night plus 13%
local tax for queen suite. Located across the street (19th Street, six-lane
U.S. 62/Texas 114) from southeast corner of campus. Deadline for reservations
is March 7.
Information will be provided on site.
Information and Campus Map
Please visit the websites maintained by the Department of Mathematics
and Statistics at http://www.math.ttu.edu/~wlewis/amscs/amscs.html
the Texas Tech University website at http://www.ttu.edu and for a campus
AMS Book Sale: Examine the newest titles from the AMS! Complimentary
coffee will be served, courtesy of AMS Membership Services. The AMS Book
Sale will operate during the same hours as registration. The location
of the Book Sale will be announced at a later date.
AMS Editorial Activity: An acquisitions editor from the AMS book
program will be present to speak with prospective authors. If you have
a book project that you would like to discuss with the AMS, please stop
by the book exhibit.
Parking on campus is regulated during weekdays. Upon entering campus
inform the attendant at the entry station that you are here for the mathematics
conference. You will be directed either to visitor parking or to metered
parking. The Broadway entrance is the main entrance to campus, with the
Mathematics Building on the northwest side of the circle. On weekends
parking is available in any marked parking spot not indicated as reserved
and Meeting Information
The registration desk will be open noon to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, and 7:30
a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, in the Mathematics Building.
Registration Fees: (payable on-site only) $40/AMS members; $60/nonmembers;
$5/emeritus members, students, or unemployed mathematicians. Fees are
payable by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express.
The Department of Mathematics and Statistics will host a reception for
all conference participants Friday evening, April 8, 2005, at a time and
location to be announced.
Lubbock (airport code LBB) is served by American, Continental, and Southwest
Airlines. (Though a fourth airline, Delta, currently serves Lubbock, it
will discontinue service at the end of January 2005.)
From the Lubbock Airport: Leaving the Lubbock airport, one will
be heading south on M. L. King Boulevard. At the first intersection (a
four-way stop with Budget Rent-A-Car and the Airport Shelter Parking facility
on the corners) turn right and proceed to Interstate 27. Turn left and
enter Interstate 27 South. For the Four Points and La Quinta, take Exit
4, U.S. 82, and turn right on 4th street, then left on Ave. Q. The hotels
will be in the second and third blocks on the left after turning onto
Ave. Q. To reach campus, proceed down Ave. Q to Broadway (which would
otherwise be 12th Street in the numbering) and turn right. Broadway goes
directly into the main entrance to campus.
For the Hawthorn, take Exit 3, U.S. 62/Texas 114, and turn right onto
19th Street. Proceed west on 19th Street past the southern part of downtown.
At University Avenue turn left and then immediately right into the Hawthorn
parking lot. The Texas Tech University campus will be on the other side
of 19th Street. See the maps for more information.
From Interstate 27 South (from the direction of Amarillo): Follow
the directions from the airport from the point where one gets on Interstate
From U.S. 62/82/Texas 114 West (from the direction of Wichita Falls
or Denton): U.S. 82 approaches Lubbock from Wichita Falls and Sherman.
For the last 150 miles it coincides with Texas 114, which approaches Lubbock
from just west of Denton. For the last 30 miles these coincide with U.S.
62, which approaches Lubbock from Childress. On the northeast edge of
Lubbock, just after passing under Loop 289, U.S. 62/Texas 114 diverges
to the right from U.S. 82. U.S. 82 becomes 4th Street, and the directions
from the airport apply after crossing under Interstate 27, while U.S.
62/Texas 114 becomes 19th Street, and the directions from the airport
apply after crossing under Interstate 27.
From U.S. 84 North (from the direction of Abilene or Sweetwater):
U.S. 84 North enters Lubbock at the southeast corner of town. After entering
town, proceed under Loop 289 to Interstate 27. Turn right to enter Interstate
27 North and proceed to Exit 3, U.S. 62/Texas 114 (from this direction
also labelled 19th Street). Take Exit 3 and turn left for 19th Street
heading west. From this point follow the directions provided from the
From U.S. 84 South (from the direction of Clovis or Santa Rosa, New
Mexico): Follow U.S. 84 South under Loop 289. U.S. 84 South becomes
Ave. Q just after a slight turn before 4th Street. The Four Points and
La Quinta are on the left side of Ave. Q in the second and third blocks
after 4th Street. To reach campus, turn right on Broadway (which would
otherwise be 12th Street in the numbering) and proceed directly to the
main entrance to campus. (Alternatively, to reach campus after coming
into town, turn right onto University Avenue from U.S. 84 South before
reaching Ave. Q and proceed to Broadway, where a left turn immediately
takes you into the campus.) To reach the Hawthorn Suites, from U.S. 84
South turn right onto University Avenue. Hawthorn Suites will be on the
right just after passing campus and crossing 19th Street.
Avis is the official car rental company for the sectional meeting
in Lubbock, Texas. All rates include unlimited free mileage. Weekend daily
rates are available from noon Thursday to Monday at 11:59 p.m. and start
at $27 per day. Rates for this meeting are effective April 1, 2005April
17, 2005. Should a lower qualifying rate become available at the time
of booking, Avis is pleased to offer a 5% discount off the lower qualifying
rate or the meeting rate, whichever is lower. Rates do not include any
state or local surcharges, tax, optional coverages, or gas refueling charges.
Renters must meet Avis's age, driver, and credit requirements. Reservations
can be made by calling 1-800-331-1600 or online at http://www.avis.com.
Meeting Avis Discount Number B159266.
for International Participants
International participants should view this important information about
traveling to the United States. http://www7.nationalacademies.org/visas/Traveling_to_US.html
Please visit http://www.accuweather.com/adcbin/public/local_index.asp?zipcode=79401
for current and future weather conditions in Lubbock.