Plan your visit to Statewide IT

This year's conference takes place in the heart of the beautiful IU Bloomington campus. The IU Auditorium will host the keynotes, and breakout sessions will be held in the Indiana Memorial Union.

Accommodations

IU Bloomington recommends the Biddle Hotel at the Indiana Memorial Union for lodging. Make reservations prior to September 10 to take advantage of the group rate (code: "SWIT2012").

NOTE: Individuals are responsible for their own hotel arrangements and associated costs. For more information on travel policies, visit IU Travel Management.

Plan your visit to Statewide IT

Directions to IU Auditorium

1211 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, Indiana 47408

From Indianapolis

  • Take I-37 south past Martinsville
  • Exit at College Avenue and travel to Seventh Street
  • Turn left on Seventh Street and travel past the Indiana Memorial Union
  • Park in one of the available lots outside the IMU
  • Walk east on Seventh Street (past the university traffic control gate)
  • The IU Auditorium is in the middle of Seventh Street

From I-65/Columbus, Indiana

  • Travel US-46 west to Bloomington
  • Turn right on Walnut Street and travel to Seventh Street
  • Turn right on Seventh Street and travel past the Indiana Memorial Union
  • Park in one of the available lots outside the IMU
  • Walk east on Seventh Street (past the university traffic control gate)
  • The IU Auditorium is in the middle of Seventh Street

Parking

IU Bloomington honors parking permits from all IU campuses in comparable parking lots and garages. Visitors may also pay to use parking meters and garages, or obtain a visitor permit. See the map below for lot locations. For more information, visit IU Bloomington Parking Operations.

IU Blooming parking map

Roxie's Travel Tips

  • Carpool and bunk with a colleague. You can bond and save money at the same time!
  • Rent a van through IU's agreement with Enterprise Rent-a-Car, and bring the whole office. Captive audience, anyone?
  • Check out Visit Bloomington for lodging alternatives.
  • Visit IU Travel Management for special negotiated hotel rates through Orbitz for Business.
  • Follow William Shatner's lead as a Priceline Negotiator.
  • Ask for the government rate. Tip: You'll need your university-issued ID.
  • Take advantage of AAA and AARP discounts.