Travel and Accommodations

Beyond the PDF: Planning for the Future of the Dissertation

Thursday, 15 March 2018

A one-day mini-conference offered by the University of Iowa Graduate College & Libraries, and sponsored by ProQuest

Nearby Hotels

Iowa House Hotel

The hotel is located at the Iowa Memorial Union, which is the conference venue.

125 N. Madison Street
Iowa City, IA 52242

Hilton Garden Inn

The closest hotel in downtown Iowa City. The Hilton is located 0.5 miles from conference venue.

328 S. Clinton St.
Iowa City, IA 52240

Coralville Marriott Hotel

The most convenient hotel near Interstate 80.  The Marriott is located 3.0 miles from the conference venue.

300 East 9th St.
Coralville, IA 52241


Travelling by car

From Minneapolis to Downtown Iowa City:

Get on MN-65 S. Take I-35W S, I-35 S, IA-27 S/US-18 E, US-218 S and I-380 S to N Dubuque St. in Iowa City. Take exit 244 from I-80 E. Continue on Dubuque St. Drive to N Gilbert St.

From Chicago to Downtown Iowa City:

Continue to I-290 W. Follow I-88 W and I-80 W to IA-1 S/N Dodge St. in Iowa City. Take exit 246 from I-80 W. Continue on IA-1 S/N Dodge St. Drive to N Gilbert St.

From St. Louis to Downtown Iowa City:

Get on I-64 W/US-40 W. Continue on I-64 W. Take US-61 N, US-24 E, US-61 N, IA-27 N and US-218 N to S Gilbert St. in Iowa City. Turn left at the 1st cross street onto S Gilbert St.


Travelling by plane

Eastern Iowa Airport
2121 Arthur Collins Pkwy SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Rental car, shuttle, taxi, bus, and rideshare services are available for transportation from the airport to Iowa City.


Parking at the Iowa Memorial Union (IMU)

The IMU has adjacent metered parking on the south of the building near Hubbard Park, as well as some short-term loading spots along the east side of the building. The closest ramps are the IMU Parking Ramp and the North Campus Ramp (