Engaging Eastern Religion

Travel

From Interstate 40 coming from Nashville:
Take exit 80B North. Veer right at the exit ramp toward Vann Drive and turn right at the four-way stop. At the next traffic light (Chick-Fil-A will be on the right), turn right onto Vann Drive and stay in the right lane. Go through two traffic lights. Turn right at the third light onto Pleasant Plains. Go straight through the next traffic light (Country Club Lane); turn into the main entrance of Union University, which will be the next right off Pleasant Plains. Turn right onto Dement Drive, then take the first left--a driveway that serves the White Hall parking lot. Continue to the end of this driveway, bear left, and enter a larger parking lot. In the direction of Miller Tower, you will see a sand volleyball court. Park in that area and take the sidewalk to the right of the court to the Barefoot Student Union Building, where you’ll find the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

From Interstate 40 coming from Memphis and McKellar Field in Jackson:
Take exit 80B North. Veer right at the exit ramp toward Vann Drive. Turn left at the traffic light onto Vann Drive and move into the right-hand lane. Go through two traffic lights. Turn right at the third light onto Pleasant Plains. Go straight through the next traffic light (Country Club Lane); turn into the main entrance of Union University, which will be the next right off Pleasant Plains. Turn right onto Dement Drive, then take the first left--a driveway that serves the White Hall parking lot. Continue to the end of this driveway, bear left, and enter a larger parking lot. In the direction of Miller Tower, you will see a sand volleyball court. Park in that area and take the sidewalk to the right of the court to the Barefoot Student Union Building, where you’ll find the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

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Location

Union University is located in Jackson, Tennessee, a city of about 92,000, situated 80 miles east of Memphis and 120 miles west of Nashville along Interstate 40. For more information on location.

Estimated Mileage from:

Atlanta, GA 400
Birmingham, AL 200
Jackson, MS 300
Little Rock, AR 230
Louisville, KY 300
Memphis, TN 80
Nashville, TN 120
New Orleans, LA 480
St. Louis, MO 270

Nearest Airports

  • Nashville International Airport (BNA)
  • Memphis International Airport (MEM)
  • McKellar Field in Jackson (MKL)

Lodging

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the following hotels in Jackson

  • Jameson Inn
    1292 Vann Drive
    731.660.8651
    1.800.JAMESON
    $79.00 per NT
  • Doubletree
    1770 Highway 45 By-Pass S
    731.664.6900
    1.800.222.TREE
    $75.00 per NT

These rates are special conference rates. Conference participants will need to call these hotels directly to make reservations. When calling they should mention that they are attending the "Society of Christian Philosophers" meeting in order to get the discount rate. Reservations must be made before April 1, 2008 in order to assure the discount rate.


Please direct inquiries and submissions to:

Justin D. Barnard
Carl F.H. Henry Center for Christian Leadership
Union University
1050 Union University Drive
Jackson, TN 38305
Email: jbarnard@uu.edu
Phone: 731-661-5963