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HOST HOTEL: Indiana Memorial Union (IMU)

900 East 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

The Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) operates as a hotel, a conference center and a student union. The IMU is located in the center of campus surrounded by woods, walking paths and a stream. Conference registration, pre-conference workshops, paper presentations, poster session, opening plenary, and welcome reception and will be held in the IMU. For your convenience, we recommend that you book your hotel reservations at the IMU. If you are a guest at the IMU Hotel, parking is complimentary in the two lots immediately adjacent the hotel.


We encourage you to make your reservation early because Indiana University and the Bloomington community are popular fall travel destinations.

  • Phone: 800.209.8145 or 812.856.6381
    FAX: 812.855.3426

    If phoning, please inform the reservation representative that you would like to reserve a room from the New Ways of Analyzing Variation Conference block. Unless you identify yourself as a conference participant, you may be unable to obtain a sleeping room.
  • Online: Make reservations online at
    Enter Group Code: NWAVC

The conference block of hotel rooms will be released for sale to the general public on September 24, 2012.


Hotel room rates vary based on

  • Type of room (single, double)
  • Weekday (Sunday – Thursday) or weekend (Friday & Saturday) check-in

The following are representative hotel room charges projected for the summer of 2012

  • Single, weekday room w/one double bed $105.00
  • Single, weekday room w/one king bed $135.00
  • Double, weekday room w/2 double beds $125.00
  • Double, weekday room w/2 queen beds $135.00
  • Weekend rates are approximately $20.00 - $30.00 per day additional charge.
  • All rooms are subject to 12% tax.

Internet Access

Free, wireless internet access is available throughout the IMU.


In addition to the Indiana Memorial Union, rooms have been blocked at the following locations for NWAV guests:

Showers Inn


430 N. Washington Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Reservations: 812.334.9000
Rate: $149.00 per night (breakfast included)

Release date: All rooms blocked for NWAV will be released to the general public on September 24, 2012.

Locally owned, historic bed and breakfast, located within walking distance of the IMU.
In order to be charged the negotiated room rate, you must identify yourself as a NWAV participant.


2100 N. Walnut Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
On-line reservations:
Group Code: NWA
Rate: $94.00 per night

Release date: All rooms blocked for NWAV will be released to the general public on September 24, 2012.

National chain, located within easy driving distance or a 45-minute walk from the IMU.


The weekend of October 25 – 28th is a busy time of year in Bloomington. While there is a wide range of lodging options in the community, many are booked with other events. Information about other hotel options is available at: We strongly encourage you to make hotel reservations as quickly as possible.


4501 East 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47401
Rate: $69/night for 10/25 and $79/night for 10/26-10/27

A Summerhouse Inn is a locally owned hotel located on the east side of Bloomington. Please visit the website for more information: