Hotel rooms and dormitory rooms on the IU Bloomington campus have been reserved for people attending the Gender and Education Conference.


900 East 7th Street, Bloomington, IN USA 47405

The Indiana Memorial Union will serve as the location for conference registration and for all general and concurrent sessions.  It has been designated as the host hotel for the Gender and Education Conference.  If you are looking for hotel accommodation, we suggest that you reserve a guestroom at the IMU.  In addition to being the location for conference activities, the IMU is located in the center of campus and in easy walking distance to many of Bloomington’s downtown shops, cafes and restaurants.

Rates & Reservations

In order to secure a hotel room at the Indiana Memorial Union, contact the hotel directly or reserve your room on-line.  When phoning for your reservation, you must identify that you will be attending the Gender and Education Conference in order to obtain a room.

On-line reservation                  :

Code                                       : GENDERED

Phone reservations                  : (812) 856-6381

Room rates                              :Current rooms rates vary from $125-$190 depending on room type; rates are for room type; rates are for the room itself and are not based on the number of people occupying the room.  All rooms  are subject to a 12% tax.

Reservation cut- off date          : 4/23/2015

Parking                                    : Free to hotel guests

Wireless Internet                     : Free


For those seeking economical accommodations, the Willkie Residence Center provides comfortable, attractive, and air-conditioned housing.  Each room in Willkie is a single room with two single rooms connected by a full bath.  Free wireless internet is available throughout. Walking distance from Willkie to the IMU, where conference activities will take place, is about 12 – 15 minutes, along a walkway that passes attractively landscaped walking sidewalks and pathways.

Rates & Reservations

Rate: 2015 summer dormitory rate for 2015 is $49.90 + 12% tax. 

Reservation: The only way that you can reserve a room at Willkie is to send an email to When you register to attend the Gender & Education Conference you will have an opportunity to reserve and pay for your dormitory room.

Check-in Procedures: Willkie Residence Center is a dormitory, not a hotel, so check-in procedures will be different from a typical hotel or guesthouse. Prior to the conference, IU Conferences meeting management organization will email you detailed instructions for where Willkie is located on campus, how to check in to your room, how to check out of your room, and walking instructions to the site of conference events (the IMU).

Parking: Parking for attendees staying at the Residence Center will be free of charge.


There are many hotel options outside of the IU Bloomington campus.  Some hotels are located within walking distance, some are a short drive from campus.  We have identified a few off campus properties.

Note:  Attendees electing to stay at off campus hotels who wish to drive to campus and park their car on campus may do so in the two parking lots adjacent to the Indiana Memorial Union.  There will be a fee for parking in these lots.  Discount parking passes will be available at the registration check-in desk for conference participants.  The approximate discounted parking fee is currently $12/day.

Grant Street Inn

The Grant Street Inn is located on Grant Street, 0.5 miles from the Gender and Education sessions and activities. Walking time is approximately 5-6 minutes. 

Location:                                  310 N Grant St, Bloomington, IN 47408

Phone Number:                        (812) 334-2353


Hyatt Place

The Hyatt Place is located on Kirkwood Avenue, less than one mile from the IMU hotel.  Walking time is approximately 15 minutes. 

Location:                                   217 West Kirkwood Avenue, Bloomington, Indiana, USA, 47404                 

Phone number:                         (812) 339-5950          


Hilton Garden Inn

The Hilton Garden Inn is located on 7th Street (the same as the IMU), one mile from the IMU hotel.  Walking time is approximately 15 – 18 minutes. 

Location:                                  245 N College Ave, Bloomington, IN 47403

Phone Number:                         (812) 331-1335


Additional hotel accommodations in Bloomington

Many local and national hotel options are available in Bloomington.  For a list of places to stay, go to:



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