Symposium on Interlocutor Individual Differences
Cost (discounted conference rate with tax included): $117.60 per room per night (standard room, one Queen bed)
Code for discounted conference rate: SPANPORT15
Date limit to book: September 15
Payment and checkout time: You will pay upon checkout. Checkout is at 1pm. A late checkout at 3pm can be requested but unfortunately cannot be guaranteed.
Please mention you are attending the Spanish and Portuguese Conference (Symposium on Interlocutor Individual Differences) and would like to reserve a room from the block reserved for the following nights: Wednesday Sept 30, Thursday Oct 1, Friday Oct 2, and Saturday Oct 3.
Graduate student presenters/attendees: If you are interested in staying with Indiana University graduate students during your time in Bloomington, please contact the Chair of the Conference Lodging Committee, Carly Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org to coordinate this lodging option. Please note that this option is for graduate students only.
Symposium location: Indiana Memorial Union
For those intending to fly to Bloomington, Indiana we recommend terminating your flight at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), which is about a one hour and fifteen minute drive north of Indiana University. Please note that Bloomington, Indiana is not served by a commercial airline.
There are two shuttle services that provide transportation between the Indianapolis airport and Bloomington:
The Indiana Memorial Union is located at 900 E. 7th Street, Bloomington IN 47405.
From the South
The best route is from Louisville, Kentucky. Take I-65 north from Louisville to Columbus, Indiana. (Approximately a one hour drive.) From Columbus, take Indiana Highway 46 west to Bloomington. Travel west approximately one hour to Bloomington. Upon entering Bloomington, Highway 46 becomes 3rd Street. Continue heading west on 3rd Street until reaching the campus area. Turn right (north) onto Indiana Avenue. Go three blocks to 7th street and turn right (east) onto 7th. Turn right at the second stop sign, into the Indiana Memorial Union circle drive/parking lot.
From the West
From St. Louis and points west, take Interstate 70 east to Terre Haute. From Terre Haute, take Indiana Highway 46 east to Bloomington. Travel east approximately one hour to Bloomington. Once you have entered Bloomington, continue to College Avenue. Turn right on College Avenue and continue to 7th Street. Turn left (east) onto 7th Street. Continue on 7th (approximately eight blocks) to the Indiana Memorial Union.
From Evansville, IN, take Highway 41 north to Terre Haute, following the rest of the directions above.
From Champaign-Urbana, IL, take Interstate 74 to Indianapolis . Take 465 Bypass southwest to highway 37, following directions below.
From the North
From Chicago, take Interstate 65 to Indianapolis. Take 465 Bypass southwest to Highway 37.
From Detroit/Lansing areas, take Highway 69 to Indianapolis. Take 465 Bypass southeast to Highway 37.
From Indianapolis, take Indiana Highway 37 south. Travel south for approximately one hour to the first Bloomington exit (College Avenue/Business 37 exit). Continue south on College Avenue as it becomes one-way. Turn left (east) on 7th Street. Continue on 7th (approximately eight blocks) to the Indiana Memorial Union.
From the East
From Columbus, OH, take Interstate 70 to Indianapolis. Take 465 Bypass south to Highway 37.
From Cincinnati, OH, take Interstate 74 to Indianapolis. Take 465 Bypass south to Highway 37. Follow directions listed above from Indianapolis.
Parking on campus
If you are a guest of the Biddle Hotel at the Indiana Memorial Union, you will enjoy complimentary parking in either of the two adjacent lots. You will use your hotel room key to enter and exit these parking lots from 8a-12a.
If you are not a guest of the hotel, as a conference attendee/presenter you will receive a voucher for a 50% discount off the cost of parking in any of the IMU lots. These vouchers will be provided for you during the symposium, you will need one each time you exit the pay lots and you will turn them in with the ticket you take from the dispenser when you enter the lot. The max cost per day for these lots is 11$ (50% discount applied)
An additional parking option would be to obtain a visitor's pass through IU Parking Operations (contact info below).
Cost: 10$ per day, good for 24 hours
Valid: for 24 hours in A spaces, C spaces, Campus Housing (Ch3) spaces and Student spaces at the stadium.
IU Parking Operations:
Henderson Parking Garage
310 S. Fess Ave.
Bloomington, Indiana 47401
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8a-5pm.
Finally, you can also find lots and garages operated by the City of Bloomington downtown (see a list of rates here).
Bloomington Transit runs an extensive network of buses through the city. The central station is located downtown at 3rd and Walnut, a 15-minute walk from the IMU. For a map of routes, see this PDF.
Wi-Fi Access on the IU Campus
Any guest on the IU Bloomington campus can access our no-fee Wi-Fi using the "attwifi" network. AT&T data customers will get the same automatic access, while all other guests need simply agree to an acceptable-use policy before gaining access. This network is available anywhere on the Bloomington campus, including at the Indiana Memorial Union during the conference, no password necessary.
Indiana Memorial Union
- IMU Food Court
- Pizza Hut
- Charleston Market
- Sakura Sushi and Hot Bowl
- Cyclone Salads
- Freshens Smoothie Company
- The Tudor Room