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Roommates and Carpools

A "Roommate and Carpool Matching Service" is available for conference attendees looking to share the costs of travel and lodging. Information provided when attendees complete conference registration form.


For lodging options, see the comprehensive list of hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, and guesthouses on the Visit Bloomington website. You can also search or see reviews of Bloomington area hotels at Trip Advisor and For reservations and rates in the Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel visit IMU Biddle Hotel web site.


Bloomington Transit runs an extensive network of buses through the city. The central station is located downtown at 3rd and Walnut, a 15-minute walk from the IMU. For a map of routes, see this PDF.

If you're coming from out of town, Bloomington is roughly 45 minutes south of Indianapolis, two hours from Louisville, and four hours from Chicago. At the Ground Transportation Center of the Indianapolis International Airport, located on Level 1 of the Parking Garage, you can claim rental cars or catch a taxi, limousine, or shuttle to Bloomington. The Bloomington Shuttle service provides transportation between the airport and the IMU for $20 per trip ($15 if you reserve tickets online).

If you plan to drive or rent a car, you can find information about on-campus visitor parking from the Office of Parking Operations. Garage parking can cost up to $24 a day, and the IMU pay lots cap at $20 (parking is free for customers of the Biddle Hotel). You can also find lots and garages operated by the City of Bloomington downtown (see a list of rates here).


On Campus

In the Indiana Memorial Union you can find the IMU Food Court and The Tudor Room.

Off Campus

For a wide variety of dining options see the Bloomington Restaurant Guide.