Hotels: The official hotel of the conference is the Hampton Inn & Suites Austin at The University/Capitol! The daily group rate for a room with two queen beds is $219/night. If you're interested in reserving a room, please use this link! Please book AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!! If you're looking at other options in the area, there are many hotels within walking distance and services like AirBnB are always an option.
Flights: Most services recommend booking flights 7 weeks in advance for the best pricing options. If your university is uncomfortable with this, then book sooner rather than later. There is only one airport in Austin so you won't have to worry about different airports.
Car Services: Unfortunately Austin does not have Uber or Lyft. They do have their own car sharing services and they are as follows:
Before you attend the conference, please look into these services so you know what to expect!