Local Information

Centrally located, Ames is easily accessed by U.S. Highways 30 and 69, as well as I-35.The Scheman Continuing Education Building is located in the Iowa State Center on the Iowa State University campus. From I-35 take U.S. Highway 30 west to University Boulevard and north past Jack Trice Stadium. The Scheman Building is located between Hilton Coliseum and Stephens Auditorium.

Free parking is available adjacent to the Scheman Building.


Hotel Information
A group block and rate for Shade Tree Short Course is available at the following properties:

Gateway Hotel and Conference Center
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, IA 50014
Room Rate: $124 per night plus tax
Online Booking Link: https://reservations.travelclick.com/2958?groupID=3858457

Best Western Plus University Park Inn and Suites
2500 University Blvd
Room Rate: $99 per night plus tax
Rate Cut off Date: 2/6/24
Online Booking Link:

Fairfield Inn & Suites
2137 Isaac Newton Dr
Room Rate: $89 – $99 per night plus tax
Rate Cut Off: 2/1/24
Online Booking Link: https://www.marriott.com/event-reservations/reservation-link.mi?id=1703197546143&key=GRP&app=resvlink

Holiday Inn Express
2600 E 13th Ave
Double: $100 per night plus tax
Rate Cut Off: 1/30/24
Online Booking Link: https://bit.ly/48G9OWJ