As you plan your trip, remember: Bloomington is in the Eastern Time Zone (ET) and observes daylight saving time.

getting here

The Indianapolis National Airport (IND) is the closest airport to Bloomington. You can catch  rental carstaxi services, or shuttle buses, the latter which are priced at $23 for each trip between Indianapolis and Bloomington.

Map your drive: The directions to Bloomington take you to the Indiana Memorial Union, which is the venue for most of the conference activities, including where you will register on Saturday, June 3.


Staying Here

The Indiana Memorial Union



Bloomington offers many hotels and bed-and-breakfast options in the downtown area, which is within walking distance (15 minutes or so) from the conference. The most convenient location is the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) Biddle Hotel, located on the campus of Indiana University, where most events of the conference take place. The room rates are $134-$174 + tax: $134 is a room with a single queen bed, $174 is a room with two queen beds.

You may reserve a room online or by calling:

Toll-free reservations: (800) 209-8145
Main IMU Switchboard: (812) 856-6381

You may also stay at the Willkie Quadrangle dormitory, located within a walking distance of fifteen to twenty minutes from the IMU.  IUWC has a block of rooms reserved at Wilkie. Please contact us by email so that we can put you on the list.
The cost is  $49.90/person per night + tax. You will pay Wilkie on site.
Main Wilkie Switchboard: (812)-856-4804


Willkie Quadrangle



Parking here

Free parking on campus evenings and weekends. Please click here for details.

For the rest of the week, you may purchase a temporary university parking permit when you arrive for registration. The cost is $10.00.

Willkie parking permits can be purchased during check-in at Willkie’s center desk.

IMU Hotel

The conference offers complimentary parking for all hotel guests. If you are staying at the IMU, you may park for free. If you are not staying at the IMU Hotel, you will have to pay to park in IMU lots.