Orientation Host Hotel

Please choose the appropriate orientation date for more information on the host hotel.

Spring (January) Orientation Host Hotel

Information and directions to the host hotel for students starting spring semester.
Howard Johnson Plaza Tampa Downtown Hotel
111 W. Fortune St.
Tampa, FL 33602
Phone: (813) 223-1351
Fax: (813) 221-2000
Toll Free: (800) 513-8940

From the North:
Take I-275 South to Exit 45A (Downtown), stay on the Ashley Drive lane and turn right on West Fortune Street.
 
From the South:
Take I-75 North to I-4 West via Exit 261.  Drive 9 miles to Exit 45A (Downtown), stay on the Ashley Drive lane and turn right on West Fortune Street.
 
From the East:
Take I-4 West until it merges to Exit 45A (Downtown), stay on the Ashley Drive lane and turn right on West Fortune Street.
 
From the West:
Take I-275 North to Exit 44 (Downtown), stay on the Ashley Drive lane and turn right on West Fortune Street.
 

To make your reservation, please call (813) 223-1351 or (800) 464-1419 and ask for reservations.

Please be sure to make your reservation under "UT Orientation 2015."

 

Fall (August) Orientation Host Hotel

Information and directions to the host hotel for students starting fall semester.
Hilton Tampa Downtown
211 N. Tampa St.
Tampa, FL 33602

Via I-275N (from south): Take Downtown West exit #44. Stay left on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa Street, a one way street. Stay in the left lane. The Hilton Downtown Tampa is eight blocks down on the left side, at the SE corner of Jackson and Tampa.
 
Via I-275S (from north): Take Downtown exit #45A. Stay right on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa Street, a one way street. Stay in the left lane, the Hilton Tampa Downtown is eight blocks down on the left side at the SE corner of Jackson and Tampa. 
 
From Tampa International Airport: Take I-275 N and take Downtown West exit #44. Stay left on the ramp as the road forks. Merge onto Tampa St., a one-way street. Stay in the left lane; the hotel is eight blocks down on the left side, at the SE corner of Jackson and Tampa.