Travel and Lodging

2018 Conference Location

The conference will again be held in Stevenson Hall at Illinois State University in Normal, Illinois

Hotels

The 2017 Conference has room blocks reserved at the following hotels:

Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
  • Request "David Foster Wallace Room Block" when booking
  • Reserve by 5/17/2018
  • Walking distance from Stevenson Hall!  Two blocks east of  campus.
  • $129 per night with full amenities
  • Call: +1 309-862-9000
The Chateau
  • Ask for "David Foster Wallace Conference" when booking
  • Reserve by May 12, 2018
  • Located on Veterans Parkway, 9 minute drive from Stevenson Hall - easy driving access to campus, interstate, and airport.
  • $75 - Single-Bed Room
  • Includes Free Shuttle to Campus
  • Call: +1 309-662-2020
Eastland Suites
  • Group Code 2503
  • Reserve by May 17, 2018
  • Located Near BMI Airport - perfect for early-morning/late-night flights
  • (309) 662-0000
  • $89 - Single Queen/Double Double
  • $109 - Single King
  • Includes Hot Breakfast and Free Shuttle to Campus

Additional Lodging

Fortunately, we were able to get much better hotel rates this year.  But for those looking for still lower rates, there's a trio of motels about about 1.5 miles north of campus.  They're just off Exit 165 on I-55, and easy access by car, but they aren't walking distance to campus and they won't offer shuttle service.  Connect Transit also offers a bus route (the Yellow Line) that runs almost directly from these motels to campus.

Travel By Air

Direct to Bloomington-Normal
You'll travel to Bloomington's Central Illinois Regional Airport (CIRA).  Airport Code BMI
Via Chicago O'Hare (ORD) or Midway (MDW)
You can often find cheaper tickets (especially for international travel) traveling through Chicago. From there, you can take a shuttle bus directly from the airport to the Amtrak Station in Normal.  The shuttle service takes around three hours each way.  The Amtrak station is four blocks east of Stevenson Hall.

Connect Transit

  • Yellow Line Map: The Yellow Line goes straight down Main Street, and then turns east toward campus.  The stop at Fell and College Avenue is one block east of Stevenson Hall.  Or check their Connect Transit Website.

Cab Companies

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