Conference Overview

Hosted at The University of Akron, May 22-24, 2024

The Ohio Higher Education Computing Council (OHECC) fosters communication between higher education IT professionals across the state. Our annual conference is an opportunity for colleges and universities to share IT strategies that work so ideas can be transferred to other campuses to improve education for students across Ohio and beyond.

Vendors and manufacturers of computing hardware, software, communications and networking devices and other technologies are invited as sponsors, to exhibit and demonstrate the use of their products in higher education.

Student Union Map


1st Floor

first floor map

Available on the First Floor

101 — PNC Bank
102 — Campus Bookstore
106 — Information Center
107 — Zee's Natural/Freshens
109 — Roo Lounge
118 — 1st Floor Lounge
130 — Department of Student Life
132 — Zips Programming Network (ZPN)
133 — Student Organization Resource Center (SOuRCe)
144 — Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life
152 — UA Dean of Students Office

*A gender neutral restroom is available on every floor.

2nd Floor

second floor map

Available on the Second Floor

200G — Piano Lounge
International Lounge
202 — 
203 — Panda Express
204 —
207A — Auntie Anne's
210 — Gardner Theatre
211 — Career Services
219 — Doc U Zip
220 — Starbucks
227 — Faculty/Staff Dining
230 — Union Market

*A gender neutral restroom is available on every floor.

3rd Floor

third floor map

Available on the Third Floor

Ballrooms — Ballrooms & Pre-function Lounge
306 — Vice President for Student Affairs Office
307A — Graduate Student Government
307A — Undergraduate Student Government
307–335 — Meeting Rooms

*A gender neutral restroom is available on every floor.

Parking & Student Union Location


General Parking for those driving directly to the university for the conference will need to park in the South Campus Parking Deck also known as Lot 36.

The address for the Deck is:

240 Carroll St
Akron, OH 44325

This document details our Parking and Building Locations. (2.5MB PDF)

Handicap accessible parking will be at the Jean Hower Taber Student Union

The address for the Student Union is:

303 Carroll St
Akron, OH 44325

Conference Parking Information

Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn Akron

1307 E. Market St.

Akron, Oh. 44305

$121 / night*

Courtyard Akron Downtown

41 Furnace St.

Akron, Ohio 44308

$134 / night*

* This is the base rate and does not include any applicable fees or taxes.