2020 EPIC-N Conference Logistics

Location

The majority of conference events take place at the following address:

Indiana Memorial Union (IMU)
900 East 7th Street
Bloomington, IN  47405
Telephone: (812) 856-6381


Pricing

Early Bird

Member University $250
Member Community $250
Non-member University $550
Non-member Community $550

Regular

Member University $300
Member Community $300
Non-member University $600
Non-member Community $600

Early Bird Discount

Individuals who register by the Friday, December 20 deadline will receive $50.  To access this discount, go back to the conference event page and click the “Register Here” button. Complete the form before the deadline and your total bill will include the discount.

Member Program Discount

Paying EPIC-N Member Programs receive 50% off the regular registration for ANYONE attending with their organization and $250 dollars off the early bird registration. Member program staff, community partners, faculty, students, supporters, etc. registered in association with their respective program will automatically receive this discount with their registration bill.

To access this discount as an individual associated with a current EPIC-N Member Program:

  1. Press the “Register Here” button on the main conference event page.
  2. Complete the form. During the process you will be asked if you are associated with an EPIC Member Program.
  3. If you choose yes, you will be asked to select which program. 
  4. Your bill will reflect your association.
  5. Conference staff will verify your selection and follow up if there are questions.

To access this discount if NOT a member program:

  1. Visit the EPIC-N Member Commons home page to learn more about the cost and benefits of a university membership.
  2. Press the “Join Today” button at the bottom of the page and fill out the fields to start your membership and receive additional benefits including the conference discount for those attending from your institution.
  3. Have questions about who qualifies or how to access this discount? Contact EPIC-N Program Manager, Marshall Curry at mcurry@epicn.org or 608-709-8644.
  4. Once completed, attendees will complete the steps listed above to complete the registration form and receive the discount.
  5. If a university becomes a Member Program after an individual from their program completed a conference registration, EPIC-N staff will assist to correct their total bill to honor this discount.

Registration Closes Friday, February 21 at 8:00 PM ET // 5:00 PM PT

Other Support

If you review the details below and still need to find other financial or political support to attend this event contact EPIC-N Program Manager, Marshall Curry. There are other resources available to help in some cases. Contact Marshall at mcurry@epicn.org or 608-709-8644.


Hotel Reservations

A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at the Indiana Memorial Union, Biddle Hotel. 

Indiana Memorial Union Biddle Hotel
900 E 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

In order to secure a hotel room at the Biddle Hotel, you may contact the hotel directly or reserve your room on-line through the group booking link. When phoning for your reservation, you must identify that you will be attending the EPIC Conference in order to obtain a room at the group rate.

  • Online reservationsimu.indiana.edu/hotel/Code: EPIC2020
  • Phone reservations – (812) 855-2536 or (800)209-8145
  • Room rates – The EPIC group room rates vary between $120-$156, depending on room type. Tax is currently 12%.
  • Reservation cut-off date – March 5, 2020
  • Parking – Hotel guests will receive a complimentary parking pass upon check-in to the hotel.
  • Wireless Internet – Free

Air Travel Information

Indianapolis International Airport

The nearest major airport serving Bloomington is the Indianapolis International Airport. Named one of the top ten airports in the U.S., the facility is attractive and easy to use.

  • Airport Symbol – IND
  • Location – 50 Miles north of Bloomington
  • Airlines – United, Delta, Air Canada, Allegiant, American, One Jet, Southwest, and Frontier

Ground Transport from IND Airport to Bloomington

Go Express Travel (Shuttle Service)
Service 9 times daily between the airport and Bloomington campus.
Advance reservations: Recommended

  • Online reservationswww.goexpresstravel.com
  • Rate – Currently $23.00 one way
  • Telephone – (800) 589-6004 or (812) 332.6004
  • Airport pick-up location – Ground Transportation Center; lower level, outside of airport Baggage Claim.

Classic Touch Limousine (Limousine Service)
Door-to-door service from airport to any location in Bloomington.
Advance reservations: Required

  • Online reservationswww.classictouchlimo.com
  • Rate – Currently $158.70 roundtrip per person. When making your reservation, state that you are attending a conference at Indiana University. Request an IU conference rate. Rate is for shared ride service; private car rate is not guaranteed.
  • Telephone – (800) 319-0082 or (812) 339-7269
  • Airport pick-up location – Classic Touch booth in the Ground Transportation Center; lower level, outside of airport Baggage Claim. If your driver is not in the booth to greet you, please use the host phone in the booth to call dispatch.

Driving to Indiana University Bloomington

Consult Google Maps or MapQuest for the best directions to Bloomington. Driving from the airport to campus is easy and takes approximately one hour. 

Address
Indiana Memorial Union (IMU)
900 East 7th Street
Bloomington, IN  47405
Telephone: (812) 856-6381

Parking at Indiana University
Conference attendees may park their car in the two lots adjacent to the Indiana Memorial Union (IMU). Individuals staying at the IMU hotel may obtain a complimentary parking pass at the hotel check-in desk. Individuals staying off campus may obtain a discounted parking pass at the conference registration desk. The current discounted parking fee for a full day is approximately $14.