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Tucson Marriott University Park

880 East 2nd Street, Tucson, AZ 85719; phone 1-520-792-4100

The Marriott University Park is in a thriving area of Tucson, just steps from the University of Arizona campus. The hotel was opened in 1996 in a 9-story historic building and renovated in 2008. They are undergoing another full renovation (just for us!), which will be completed in Nov. 2019. The hotel has state-of-the-art full service conference facilities, including a Business Center, full-service health club.

Reservation Deadline:  Friday, Dec. 27, 2019

We have negotiated a special conference rate (govt. per diem) for all meeting attendees.  The current government rate is $119/night and this rate is open to adjustment on Nov. 1, 2019. Additional fees include state and local taxes (12.05%) and a city hotel surcharge ($4/night).  Rates include complimentary basic internet (normally $9.95/day) and discounted parking at $9/day. We have a limited number of rooms blocked, so please register early so we can increase the block if necessary to accommodate everyone.

Make your hotel reservation by either calling 1-888-236-2427 and mention the block code “SCS” or “Sun Climate Symposium”, or online at: 2020 Sun Climate Symposium

Planning to arrive early or stay after the conference? Good news! The hotel has agreed to offer attendees the group rate 3 days before and 3 days after our Symposium based on availability. You can book any additional nights with your regular reservation. If you have any problems, let Vanessa George know.

Cancellation Policy: Individuals may cancel without penalty 48 hours prior to arrival. Cancellations within 48 hours of arrival will result in a one-night sleeping room charge.

Venue Information

Tucson, Arizona is most famous for its dramatic beauty!  The Sonoran Desert covers this region with spectacular cacti – including the giant saguaro, a symbol of the American Southwest.  The legendary year-round sunshine and saguaro- and sunset-landscape have captivated visitors for decades.  To complement the local desert beauty, there are scenic mountain ranges surrounding the city.  On the flip-side to its Old West heritage, you will find yourself in the center of a thriving visual and performing arts scene, not to mention the amazing  trend-setting restaurants (UNESCO designated City of Gastronomy).  Tucson’s vibrant multi-cultural tradition shines with many thriving and respected galleries and museums to enjoy.  Once you immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of Tucson, you may never want to leave!