What You Need to Know Before Attending

All full-time employees are expected to either attend Conference Day or be on leave. Part-time employees and adjuncts may also attend, but they will not be compensated. All participants (virtual and in-person) will check in via an online attendance form on the day of the conference.

Dallas College locations are CLOSED on Friday, Aug. 19. Employees will not be expected to work.

Professional Development Credit

Employees will not need to sign in for individual breakout sessions. All attendees will receive five hours of professional development credit in Cornerstone. Please allow two weeks after the event for your credit to update in Cornerstone.

Prize Giveaways

Both in-person and virtual attendees are eligible to receive sponsor prizes and giveaways.

Get driving directions to the Hyatt Regency.


The hotel is adjacent to EBJ Union Station and is connected by walkways and tunnels. Use Hyatt Regency Dallas as your destination when you plan your trip.


Self-parking is available in Lot B and Radish. Individuals requiring handicap-accessible parking may valet park for the $6 fee. Let the attendant know you are attending the Dallas College event.

Parking Reimbursements

  • Self-parking at the Hyatt Regency Dallas is $6. 
  • Employees receiving business & travel stipends are not eligible for parking reimbursement.
  • Mileage, DART, taxis, Uber, Lyft and costs for other modes of transportation for individuals will not be reimbursed as those are typical commuter costs to and from work.
  • Eligible faculty and staff will be reimbursed the amount of their parking cost up to $6.
  • Anyone with a hancicap-accessible placard or license plate can valet for the $6 self-parking rate. They can also be reiumbursed.
  • A parking receipt is required for reimbursement. 
  • All parking reimbursements for drivers should be requested through the Concur system no later than August 31.Only an eligible individual driver or carpool driver will be reimbursed parking.
  • A carpool driver from a Dallas College location to the hotel can also claim mileage reimbursement by listing your passenger names in your Concur reimbursement request.