Travel and Lodging Information


By Air:

Iowa City is located 20 miles from the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids, Iowa (CID), which has daily service on American, Delta, and United Airlines. Rental cars are available at the airport, and shuttle service to Iowa City costs about $25.

By Bus or Train:

Direct non-stop Megabus service from downtown Chicago to Iowa City is available four times a day. Iowa City is also served by Greyhound and Trailways.

Daily Amtrak “California Zephyr” trains from Chicago or Denver stop in Mt. Pleasant, Iowa (MTP), about 40 miles/45 minutes south of Iowa City.  The schedule and distance from Iowa City make this a less practical alternative, however; a taxi from Mt. Pleasant to Iowa City costs about $50.

By Car:

Iowa City is located about 250 miles (four hour drive) west of Chicago on Interstate 80.  

Hotel Registration

Blocks of rooms have been reserved at the Coralville Marriott in nearby Coralville for a conference rate of $110.99 ($99 plus 12 percent tax) per night.  Please call the Coralville Marriott (319-688-4000) to make a reservation. The conference rate extends from Wednesday, October 3 through Saturday, October 6.  Reservations must be booked by September 1.  The welcome reception and Society dinner will take place at the hotel and a free shuttle service will take you to conferece events at the College of Law.  Parking is included in the conference rate.  Please reference the conference when making your reservation.