IMA 2014

Travel/Hotels

Getting to Chicago

By Bus: Check out Megabus, Greyhound,or Van Galder

By Train: Amtrak

By Air: Chicago has two international airports: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Midway Airport (MDW).  There is a direct train line (Blue Line train) from O’Hare to UIC (UIC Halsted stop: http://www.transitchicago.com/travel_information/station.aspx?StopId=132). From Midway, take the Orange Line to the Blue Line (UIC Halsted stop).

Getting to UIC:

UIC is centrally located just west of downtown Chicago, and is easily accessible by car, subway, or bus.

Public Pay Parking on the UIC Campus: http://www.uic.edu/depts/avcad/parking/facilities.html  (Visitor lots are available for public parking)

Closest lots for all IMA events are Harrison Street Lot at 1100 West Harrison Street, and the Halsted/Taylor Lot at 760 West Taylor Street.

Metered street parking is also available around the campus.

 

Public transportation:

Take the Blue Line train, or a CTA bus (#60 Blue Island#7 Harrison#8 Halsted#157 Streeterville/Taylor) to the East Campus at UIC.

 

Accommodations:  

UIC is very close to downtown Chicago. The below hotels are a short distance from the UIC campus.

purple pin hotel indicator on google map Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago
506 W Harrison Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 957-9100Get directions from the Holiday Inn to UIC Campus
Recently renovated boutique style Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Chicago Downtown, this hotel is conveniently located in the bustling West Loop area.
purple pin hotel indicator on google map Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro
733 West Madison Chicago, IL 60661
(312) 829-5000Get directions from the Crowne Plaza Chicago to UIC Campus
This hotel is located five blocks north of the UIC campus in the Greek Town neighborhood.
purple pin hotel indicator on google map Wyndham Blake Chicago
500 South Dearborn Street, Chicago, IL 60605
(800) 405-7731Get directions from the Wyndham Blake to UIC Campus
This downtown hotel offers luxury hotel room accommodations, spacious meeting rooms and event space, fine dining, and numerous amenities for the business and leisure traveler.
purple pin hotel indicator on google map Hotel Cass (Holiday Inn Express)
640 N. Wabash Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 787-4030Get directions from the Hotel Cass to UIC Campus
The new Holiday Inn Express Mag Mile – Hotel Cass has 175 guest rooms, including 3 suites and features approximately $16 million in renovation scope.
purple pin hotel indicator on google map Chicago Marriott at Medical District/UIC
625 S Ashland Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 491-1234Get directions from the Chicago Marriott to UIC Campus
Complimentary free shuttle service.
Recently remodeled with convenient access to Downtown Chicago, this hotel lies conveniently in the Medical District on UIC Campus

Getting to the Conference:  The conference will be on UIC’s East Campus.

Locations detailed on the PROGRAM.

 

Please feel free to contact us with any questions at IMA2014@uic.edu.