Travel Information


Hotel Accommodations

A limited amount of complimentary housing will be available to collegiate members, with preference given to presenters. Those holding "Active" MTNA membership are not eligible for complimentary housing.

The Hotel Madison & Shenandoah Valley Conference Center, located at 710 S Main St, Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801, is within walking distance of the Forbes Performing Arts Center. The hotel is offering a discounted rate of $94 plus tax for single/double occupancy with each additional adult $10. Rates available until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, December 4, 2018. Reservations received after Tuesday, December 4, 2018 will be based upon availability of both space and rate. Please call (540) 564-0200.

Symposium Location

James Madison University
Forbes Center for the Performing Arts


The Warsaw parking deck is closest to the Forbes Performing Arts Center and will allow guests to park during the Symposium without parking passes. Download a parking map.


  • Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport, Weyers Cave (20 min from JMU)
  • Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (1 hour from JMU)
  • Dulles International Airport (2 hours from JMU)

Ground Transportation

Complimentary transportation to and from area airports and train station is not available.