VITA: Hotels & More

Bryan/College Station offers a wide range of affordable accommodations. The Office of Veterinary Continuing Education has worked with hotels in the area to offer a discounted rate for attendees of the VITA Annual Conference and associated social events. Space is limited at each hotel and reservations are on a first-come, first-served basis. Please click on the links below to book your room directly with the hotel. And, be sure to book early to take advantage of these excellent nightly rates!

bellboy with cart of luggage and a customer in hotel hallway in front of room doors


Hampton Inn College Station

Hyatt Place College Station

Event Rate: $179 per night
Pet Friendly*
*Additional fees may apply.

The Stella Hotel

Tru by Hilton Bryan College Station

Event Rate: $129 per night
Pet Friendly*
*Additional fees may apply.

Embassy Suites College Station

Hawthorne Suites College Station

Event Rate: $179 per night
Pet Friendly*
*Additional fees may apply.

Conference Location

The VITA Annual Conference will be held at the Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC), which is located on Raymond Stotzer Parkway (FM 60) at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, USA.

Use the address 660 Raymond Stotzer Parkway for Google Maps.

Google Map Showing the Location of the VBEC

VITA Conference Location Map — VENI Building, 1st Floor at the VBEC

Map of VENI building 1st floor

Conference Parking

  • You are encouraged to stay at the hotels listed above, with whom we have negotiated block rates.
  • Special needs parking is available and can be reserved during the registration process.
    state permit will be needed for use of this parking opportunity.
  • Our office can help you with your options in advance if you require additional assistance. Email us at

Saturday & Sunday, May 20–21:

  • Parking is open, except where labeled RESERVED. 
  • We recommend Lot 24.
  • Accommodation requests will be contacted with instructions for event parking.


If you’re arriving via Highway 6:

    • Take the University Drive exit and proceed west on University Drive (which becomes Raymond Stotzer Parkway).
    • In about three miles, you’ll drive under an overpass.
    • Make a right at the second traffic light to enter the Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC).

If you’re arriving via Highway 21:

    • Exit Highway 47 at the Texas A&M RELLIS campus.
    • Continue on Highway 47 until it intersects with Raymond Stotzer Parkway (FM 60), and head east toward the main Texas A&M campus.
    • The VBEC is on the left at the second traffic light past the overpass, approximately one mile east of Easterwood Airport.

Special Needs


    • If you require any assistive devices, services, or accommodations to participate in one of our courses, please contact us in advance.
    • The School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment where all of our constituents can fully have every opportunity to be successful, grow, and bring themselves to the workplace and learning environment. See our map of inclusive facilities, which includes gender-neutral restrooms and lactation rooms.


Cancellation Policy

    • Contact us directly by phone at 979.845.9102 or email at
    • If cancellation is made prior to 14 days before the conference start date, a refund of 80 percent of the registration fee will be returned.
    • Cancellations within 13 days or less before the conference start date are not eligible for a refund.
    • However, in some cases, part or all of the registration fee may qualify for credit towards another veterinary continuing education (CE) offering.

Veterinary CE Requirements

Please view the Texas Administrative Code 573.64 Continuing Education for information on veterinary continuing education requirements in Texas.

You may refer questions on official guidelines and other approved programs to:
Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME)
333 Guadalupe, Suite 2-330 | Austin, TX 78701-3998
Tel: 512.305.7555 | Fax: 512.305.7556 | Web:

 Conference Team

Veterinary Continuing Education | Dean’s Office
Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVMBS)
College Station, Texas, 77843-4470 | Map
Tel: 979.845.9102 | Fax: 979.862.2832 | Email:

Kelly Ivey

Kelly Ivey

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Program Coordinator,
Veterinary Continuing Education

Jordan D. Tayce, DVM, MA

Jordan D. Tayce, DVM, MA

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Director, Veterinary Continuing Education
& Instructional Associate Professor, Veterinary Integrative Biosciences


If you’re looking for an opportunity to spend some time in Aggieland with old friends while you experience cutting-edge veterinary continuing education in May 2023, then VITA is the conference for you!