Out of State School Info
Airports to fly into:
Easterwood Airport - College Station, TX
While tickets are often more expensive when flying directly into
College Station, with careful shopping you can sometimes find
fantastic deals. We encourage everyone to investigate this option
George Bush Intercontinental Airport - Houston, TX
William P. Hobby Airport - Houston, TX
Driving time to College Station is approximately 2 hours from
either airport in Houston. However there is a great shuttle service that you
can use. They will get you to College Station for only $30 per
person PREPAID ONLINE from George Bush International and $40 per
person from Hobby. For more information see their website at www.groundshuttle.com.Reservations
can also be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
or by phone at (855) 303-4415.
Austin-Bergstrom International Airport - Austin, TX
Driving time to College Station is approximately 2 hours. In
past years, Wet Lab attendees have rented cars to make this drive
as there is no shuttle service available.
College Station Taxi Services
AA Aggieland/BCS Taxi
Cab- (979) 693- 5532, reservations can be made and they offer
We are hoping to offer free housing with some of our Texas
A&M students. More information will be sent out by Brittni East
about free student housing as it becomes available.
Hotels: La Quinta College Station has offered students attending
the wet lab a special rate- $109/night plus tax
for two double beds (no additional extra guest
fees apply). To get this deal, call the La Quinta Group Desk at
1-800-642-4239, option 1, and ask for the special rate for Zoo,
Exotics, and Wildlife Wetlab. Reservations must be made no
later than April 1, 2016 in order to guarantee this special
The weather in April in College Station averages highs of 79 F
and lows of 58 F, and it is not uncommon to experience April
showers. We recommend wearing scrubs and bringing a rain jacket or
umbrella, but keep in mind we can never predict the weather in
Texas. The website will be updated with weather predictions as
wet lab approaches, so check back!
For the labs closed toed shoes are REQUIRED. Many of the labs
use fresh cadaver specimens and even the live animal labs can get
Wet lab is $75. Checks can be made out to ZEW Club.