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NCWCA: Travel & Lodging

Travel to UC Merced

The NCWCA 2023 Conference will be held on UC Merced's campus, and will begin with registration/check-in and breakfastat the Conference Center. You can find detailed maps and travel information here.

Lodging in Merced

If you are looking to stay in Merced the night before and/or after the conference, thes following hotels are located just off highways 99 and 140, and are approximately seven miles from campus:

El Capitan Hotel

Courtyard by Marriott

You can find a list of additional hotels/lodging options here.

Dining in Merced

UC Merced's Writing Consultants have compiled a list of favorite restaurants and cafés to share with conference attendees. If you will be in town the evening before the conference and are looking for a recommendation, feel free to email We'll also have the list available at the conference for folks planning to have dinner in town on Saturday evening.