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The 2013 Arkansas Diversity and Leadership Conference will be held on October 18th at the

Sam M. Walton College of Business
Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development
145 N Buchanan Ave
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development | Fayetteville, AR 72701 (479) 575-3163

Map and Directions to Conference Center


Directions from Springdale/Rogers/Bentonville:

Green Route
  • Take I-540 South
  • Take exit 66 (Hwy 112)
  • Turn right onto Garland Ave. (Hwy 112)
  • Turn left onto Maple St.
  • Turn right onto Arkansas Ave.
  • Turn right onto Dickson St.
  • Turn left onto Harmon Ave.
  • The parking garage will be on your left


Directions from Ft. Smith/Little Rock:

Blue Route
  • Take I-540 North
  • Take exit 62 (Hwy 62, 16, 180)
  • Turn right onto Sixth St. (Hwy 62)
  • Turn left onto Razorback Rd.
  • Turn right onto Leroy Pond Dr.
  • Turn left onto California Blvd.
  • Go straight at Stadium Drive stop sign
  • Turn left onto Harmon Ave at top of hill
  • The parking garage will be on your right



Parking is available in the Harmon Avenue Parking Garage (noted on the map above). Current rates are $1.30 per vehicle per 48 minute increment or $14.50 per vehicle per day. No other visitor parking is available in the immediate area and parking restrictions are strictly enforced on campus. We strongly recommend carpooling to reduce parking costs and fuel consumption. Wheel chair accessibility is available from the garage to the Center. Drop-off at the building is also available.


Airport Information

The Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) is the largest airport in the area servicing all the communities of Northwest Arkansas. Airlines operating at XNA include Allegiant, American Airlines/American Eagle, Delta, US Airways Express, and United.

  • Airport Code: XNA
  • Location: 1 Airport Blvd., Bentonville, Arkansas 72712 (about 25 miles from campus)
  • Time Zone: Central Standard


Airport Shuttles

Several companies operate roundtrip shuttle services from the airport to the various communities in Northwest Arkansas. Many hotels also offer airport shuttles.

Most shuttle companies require advanced booking. For more information about rates and schedules, contact the specific company or contact your hotel.

  • AAA Car Service 479-228-0540
  • CTS 479-866-0264 (Rogers) 479-841-9813 (Fayetteville)
  • Express Shuttle 479-205-0011 or 866-535-0127
  • First Class Car Service 479-366-5007 or 479-366-4620
  • Dynasty Transportation 800-521-0097 or 479-236-3186
  • Royal Medallion Metro 479-685-5560 or 479-283-3302

Near-by Accommodations

Hotel Phone Number Address Distance from Campus
Staybridge (479) 695-2400 1577 West 15th Street n/a
Candlewood Suites (479) 856-6262 2270 W. MLK Jr. Blvd. n/a
The Chancellor Hotel (855) 285-6162 70 North East Ave. n/a
Best Western Windsor Suites (479) 587-1400 1122 S Futrall Dr. 1.9 miles
Inn at Carnall Hall (800) 295-9118 465 N Arkansas Ave. On Campus
Clarion (479) 521-1166 1255 S Shiloh Dr. 2.1 miles
Comfort Inn (479) 695-2121 735 S Shiloh Dr. 2.0 miles
Embassy Suites (479) 254-8400 3303 Pinnacle Hills Pkwy. Rogers 21.1 miles
Fairfield Inn (479) 587-8600 720 E Millsap Rd. 4.6 miles
Hampton Inn (479) 587-8300 915 S Krupa Dr. 2.2 miles
Holiday Inn Express (479) 444-6003 1251 N Shiloh Dr. 3.3 miles
Inn at the Mill (479) 443-1800 3906 Greathouse Springs Rd. Johnson 6.9 miles
Sleep Inn (479) 587-8700 728 E Millsap Rd. 4.6 miles


Tobacco-Free Policy

The University of Arkansas is a tobacco-free campus. Visitors are asked to please refrain from using tobacco products on University grounds.



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