After 30 years of teaching an FYE course, this conference has given me ideas and tools to make it even better. -Kyle Morgan, Faculty, FYE, The Ohio State University, OH

The 2018 conference will be held at the Doubletree Hilton Anaheim-Orange County, CA on April 12-14, 2018.


Welcome to the Doubletree Hilton Anaheim-Orange County


The 2018 On Course National Conference will convene south of Los Angeles at the Doubletree Hilton Anaheim-Orange County located at 100 The City Drive, Orange, California, 92868-3204 (1-714-634-4500).

The hotel is centrally located to all of Orange County and Southern California’s most popular attractions – scroll down for a partial list of these attractions and activities.

After your day of conference sessions, retreat to your remodeled hotel room, relax by the outdoor pool, or enjoy a workout in the 24-hour fitness center. Enjoy specialties from California and beyond at Trofi restaurant. Seafood comes fresh from the North Pacific, and Napa Valley varieties feature on a thoughtfully sourced wine list.

Additional Hotel Amenities:

  • 24-hour business center
  • Guest room wi-fi discounted for conference attendees
  • Salon Cashmere, a full service hair salon
  • Room service until 11PM
  • Free shuttle to Disneyland
  • Pet friendly

If you are unable to book a reservation due to a sold out hotel, please call our office or send us a email at conference@oncourseworkshop.com. We will try our best to accommodate your request.

Click Here Reserve Your Room Now for 2018

“Thank you! As always, I am leaving inspired and re-energized.” – Chris Westin, Truckee Meadows Community College, NV

We are pleased to offer our attendees a special conference rate of $199/night. Rooms have sold out every year so make your hotel reservation now! To take advantage of this room rate, click HERE and you’ll be taken to the registration site, or call 1-800-HILTONS and refer to the 2018 On Course Conference, Group Discount Code ONC.

We have arranged for discounted parking rates at $10 daily (self-park) for our attendees. Simply identify yourself as a participant in the conference when you arrive.

For hotel conference guests, discounted High Speed internet in the guest rooms is $6.95 Per Night.

IMPORTANT NOTE: In the past, national Hilton reservations agents have sometimes not read the group code notes carefully, thus telling attendees that these low rates were not available for stays before and after the actual conference dates. This is incorrect information, and if you receive this information, please email us right away at conference@oncourseworkshop.com. We will contact the hotel reservations manager who has promised to correct any attendee’s rate to reflect their guarantee.

Airfare Green
The Doubletree Hilton Anaheim-Orange County is located near four major airports: John Wayne Orange County Airport (12 miles/20 minutes), Los Angeles International Airport (37 miles/55 minutes), Ontario Airport (34 miles/45 minutes), and the Long Beach Airport (18 miles/30 minutes). The Doubletree hotel does not provide complimentary shuttle service.

Should you require a shuttle to the hotel upon your arrival, please click on the following links for shuttle and taxi information:

Arriving at John Wayne Airport (SNA):
John Wayne Airport

Arriving at LAX:

Arriving at Ontario Airport:
Ontario Airport

Arriving at Long Beach Airport:
Long Beach Airport

More information will be posted for departure shuttles shortly.

Car Red
We’ve arranged a special discounted rate with Avis Rent-a-Car to help reduce your travel expenses (and help you see the sites in and around Anaheim and southern California). The rate is good at any of the regional airports. Call Avis directly at 1-800-331-1600 or click HERE and you’ll be taken to the website to reserve a car. Use the Customer Code D031013.



Photos from http://www.travelcostamesa.com


Why not extend your hotel stay at the discounted conference rates? Anaheim is a unique Southern California getaway. While relaxing at one of the top hotels in Orange County, experience world-class shopping at South Coast Plaza, indulge in sumptuous dining at top restaurants, enjoy award-winning Broadway productions at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Choose from relaxing activities like strolling on the beach during a beautiful sunset or sailing the Pacific Ocean. Just minutes from the Pacific Ocean with bountiful sunshine, Anaheim is close to surfing, sailing, fishing and whale watching, and other great southern California attractions. Here are some of the many options:

    • Orange County Performing Arts Center
    • Fashion Island/Newport Beach
    • Tustin Ranch Golf Course/Pelican Hill Golf Course
    • Irvine Spectrum Shopping Center
    • Huntington Pier/Mainstreet
    • Disneyland/California Adventure®
    • Laguna Beach
    • Aquarium of the Pacific
    • Catalina Island
    • Knott’s Berry Farm
    • Los Angeles Zoo
    • Universal Studios
    • Sea World
    • Anaheim Angels Ballpark

Click for more information on discounted Disneyland tickets.

Come visit the happiest place on Earth!

Click Visit Orange County for more information.

There’s so much to see and do in sunny Southern California!

Click Visit Anaheim for more information.

Thank you for organizing a conference like this that is actually useful! -Sharisse Turner, Faculty, College Prep English, Tallahassee Community College, FL