Use Concur to book the best lodging rates, or book directly with the hotel. Avoid third-party vendors like Expedia or Hotwire.
When staying in Texas hotels, be sure you are not charged State Occupancy Tax (6%). Use the Occupancy Tax Exemption Certificate.
Meals, internet, or phone charges may be added to your bill, but you must provide a business reason for those charges.
The College of Architecture also has direct billing setup with most of the hotels local to College Station, for guests of the College. Ask your department or the Business Office for assistance with direct billing.