Travel & Lodging
College Station has an airport with several daily connections via Houston and Dallas. Moreover, College Station is a 1.5 hour drive from Houston's Bush International Airport and a 2 hour drive from Austin's airport. A limited ground shuttle service is available from Houston's airport.

Two hotels within walking distance to the Blocker Building where special discounts have been arranged are
  • Hampton Inn. $67. Call 979-260-7029 and mention the "GPOTS" block of rooms.
  • La Quinta Inn $70. Call 800-531-5900 and ask for block number 539-460-80, reserved for the Texas A&M Math Dept.
Other hotels within a short driving distance from the Blocker Building include: Dormitory Rooms
Dormitory rooms are available for persons who prefer them. Each has two twin beds per room and a private bath, and can house either one or two persons. The rates are $25 per person per night for one person in a room and $16 per person per night for shared rooms. Guests may want to bring a mattress pad for comfort, an extra blanket, an alarm clock, etc. Sheets, towels a pillow and soap will be provided. Anyone interested in reserving an on-campus dormroom should send an email to In the email specify if you are interested in having a roomate, and if so, mention the name of a particular guest that you would like to room with, if known.