LODGING AND TRAVEL
The conference will be held at the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU), 900 E. 7th Street, on the IU Bloomington campus.
LODGING RESERVATIONSDEADLINE FOR RESERVING ROOMS AT THE IMU: MAY 28, 2014*
*After May 28, 2014, any remaining rooms in our reserved block will be released back to IMU.
A block of rooms has been reserved at two different locations: (1) IMU Biddle Hotel and (2) Willkie Residence Center [student housing].
INDIANA MEMORIAL UNION (IMU) BIDDLE HOTEL
Participants will need to make their own room reservation at the IMU Biddle Hotel. When making reservations, refer to the Block Code: WOW5.
By phone: 800.209.8145
Block Code: WOW5
Parking at IMU: Guest room keys are used to sign in and out of the IMU parking lot. When you exit the parking lot for the last time, please turn in your room key(s) to the parking lot attendant. The attendant will return the keys to the hotel.
WILLKIE RESIDENCE CENTER [student housing]
DEADLINE FOR RESERVING ROOMS AT WILLKIE: JUNE 11, 2014
Gayle Higgins will make reservations for those participants choosing to stay at Willkie Residence Center. Please review the linked information regarding rooms and payment, and then send an e-mail with your requirements to: email@example.com.
Other AccommodationsThere are a variety of other accommodations available in Bloomington (see Bloomington Hotels & Accommodations). The following are within walking distance of the IU campus:
- Hilton Garden Inn, 245 N. College Ave.
- Springhill Suites by Marriott, 501 N. College Ave.
- Grant Street Inn, 310 N. Grant St.
- Scholars Inn Bed & Breakfast, 801 N. College Ave.
- Showers Inn, 430 N. Washington St.
IUB campus (interactive online): http://www.iub.edu/~iubmap/bloomington/index.html
IUB campus (printable): http://www.iub.edu/~iubmap/IUBcampusmap.pdf
Indiana Memorial Union (IMU): http://imu.indiana.edu/pdfs/imu/IMU-floor-maps-for-website.pdf
TRAVELClassic Touch Limousine is offering WOW participants a 10% discount for service to/from the Indianapolis Airport and Bloomington. Indicate "Ostrom Workshop discount" when making reservations. The discounted one-way fare is $79.35 per person (roundtrip $158.70) and price includes gratuity.
Participants will need to make their own transportation arrangements. Indiana University is located in Bloomington, Indiana. Nestled in the wooded hills of southern Indiana, Bloomington is a one-hour drive from Indianapolis, the state's capital. With its central location in the heart of the Midwest, Bloomington is easy to get to by car, bus, or plane.
Information and directions regarding traveling to and from Bloomington, IN, is available at: http://www.indiana.edu/~workshop/visit/travel.php. [Note: Due to construction, the N. Walnut Street/College Ave. Exit on IN-37 is closed until August 2014. Instead, use the Indiana 45/46 exit (after exiting, proceed east on the Indiana 45/46 Bypass).]
For information regarding parking on campus, as well as in and around downtown Bloomington, see http://www.indiana.edu/~workshop/visit/parking.php.
For information about bus and taxi services available while in Bloomington, see:IU Visitor Information Center is located in the Carmichael Center at the corner of Kirkwood and Indiana Avenues in downtown Bloomington, Indiana.