Lodging and Local Arrangements

1. LOCATION
  • BLOOMINGTON CAMPUS OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY
  • The Women of Color Conference will be held on the campus of Indiana University, located close to downtown Bloomington, Indiana, about 50 miles south of Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • To acquaint you with the scenic Bloomington campus, we invite you to take a virtual campus tour at: www.iub.edu/tour
2. CONFERENCE ACTIVITIES

  • Registration Check-in, Sessions, Lunch and Keynote Address, Workshops
  • Date: Friday April 3rd - Saturday April 4th
  • Time: 8:30am
  • Location: Kelley School of Business Graduate and Executive Education Center(see Travel for directions)
3. LODGING

NOTE: March 22, 2009 is the cut off deadline for hotel reservations with the Crowne Plaza, Comfort Inn and Hampton Inn. After these dates reservations will be accepted on a space and rate available basis only.

15 rooms at both the Crowne Plaza and Comfort Inn, 5 rooms (4 of which are smoking rooms) at the Hampton Inn have been reserved to host participants of the Women of Color Leadership ' Conference, . The Crowne Plaza will charge $109.00 per night, Comfort Inn will charge $99.00 per night, and the Hampton Inn will charge $139 per night

Crowne Plaza
1710 N. KINSER PIKE,
Bloomington, IN 47404
Hotel Front Desk: 812-3343252 | Hotel Fax: 812-3331702
These will be held until 3/22/2009.
COMFORT INN
1722 N. Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47408
812-650-0010; 800-221-2222
These will be held until 3/22/2009.
Hampton Inn
King bed: $119.00 per night
Free sit down breakfast
Located at: Walnut Street just south of the intersection of Walnut and Hwy. 46
Phone number: 812-334-2100
These will be held until 3/22/2009.


Contact the hotel directly. Inform the reservation staff person that you are attending the Women of Color Conference. Unless you identify yourself as a conference participant, you may be unable to obtain a room.
We encourage you to make your reservations early as accommodations are often difficult to secure during this busy time of year. To receive disounted hotel rates please log on to www.ytbtravel.com/bettertraveler for the best prices around. The WOCLC block of hotel rooms will be released to the general public.



Information on other area hotels are available at: www.visitbloomington.com
4. MEALS

Included in conference registration fees

5. PARKING ON CAMPUS

The most convenient parking will be in the lot across the street from the Neal-Marshall Black Culture center. Parking is free on Saturday. Parking validation available for Friday, April 3rd.

6. LOCAL TIME ZONE

Bloomington is on Eastern Standard Time. At the time of the Women of Color Conference, Bloomington will be on same time as New York City, the East Coast of the United States and one hour ahead of Chicago.

 

 

 


Women of Color Leadership Conference
Office of Mentoring Services and Leadership Development
Office of the Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs
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