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Kierkegaard: A Christian Thinker for Our Time?

Kierkegaard: A Christian Thinker for Our Time?

2013 Baylor Symposium on Faith and Culture
Thursday, October 31-Saturday, November 2

Travel Information and Hotel Accommodations

Frequently Asked Questions

Click this link to download a list of frequently asked questions about locations, check-in, parking, presentations, and other important information.


The conference will be held on the campus of Baylor University with most activities occurring at the Bill Daniel Student Center, which is located at the corner of South 5th Street and MP Daniel Esplanade. Please check in at the registration table in the second floor foyer. Some meals and plenary presentations will be held in the nearby Cashion Academic Center.

Designated visitor parking is available in the lot behind Bill Daniel Student Center and in front of the Cashion Academic Center. For a map of these and other parking lots, click here.



Waco, Texas is conveniently located in central Texas, approximately one hundred miles south of Dallas/Fort Worth and one hundred miles north of Austin. Interstate 35 runs through the center of Waco, and Baylor University is immediately east of the highway at either the University Parks or 4th/5th Street Exits.


When planning your travel, please keep in mind that, in addition to Waco Regional Airport (ACT), four airports in Dallas, Austin, and Killeen are within a two-hour or less drive to Waco via Interstate 35: Dallas Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), Dallas Love Field (DAL), Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), and Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport (GRK).

Shuttle Service from Dallas Airports to Waco

The Waco Streak provides scheduled airport shuttles to DFW and Love Field four times daily. For more information, call 800-460-0430 or visit

Transportation from other airports outside Waco will require a rental vehicle. Visitors arriving at Waco's airport should verify whether their hotels provide shuttle service to that airport.

Transportation during Conference

Transportation between airports, hotels, and campus must be arranged by the attendee. We regret that the Institute is unable to provide a shuttle service to the large number of attendees attending the conference.

Some hotels provide shuttle service to and from Waco's airport. Please inquire and make arrangements with your hotel for pickup and dropoff in advance of your arrival and departure flights.

You also will need to make arrangements for travel between the campus and the hotels. If you will not have a vehicle, then please check whether your hotel offers shuttle service to and from campus.

Taxi and Rental Cars

The following taxi and rental car agencies serve Waco's airport. Please be sure to contact these companies in advance as availability is typically limited during conferences.

Waco Yellow Cab: (254) 756-1861
Avis Car Rental: (254) 756-1921
Hertz Car Rental: (254) 296-4153
Enterprise: (254)755-8324


Information about some nearby hotels can be viewed in a separate document available at this hyperlink: BSFC 2013: Hotel List .

Additional Information

Other area hotels and information about travel to and within Waco can be found on the Waco Convention & Visitors Bureau web site:


Contact us by telephone at 254-710-4805 or e-mail at