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Meeting Location and Hotel Accommodation

Swissotel Chicago
323 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois
Phone: 312-565-0565
Toll Free: 888-737-9477

Room Rates:
$209 single or double, excluding tax
(currently 16.4%)

Cutoff Date:
Monday, June 15, 2015


Phone: Call 1-888-73-SWISS and mention EDUCAUSE
Group Code: EDUC0615
Online: Make your reservation online via the hotel website.

All reservation requests require a credit card guarantee and a one night’s deposit. Deposits will be refunded for rooms canceled more than 48 hours prior to arrival.

Room Availability: A block of rooms has been reserved for July 12–17, 2015. The conference rate has been extended to include three days pre and post conference on a space-available basis. You may book over the extended dates online or call the hotel directly to check availability.

>> BMA attendees will receive complimentary Internet access in their guest rooms if the reservation is booked within the group block.

Air and Ground Transportation

O'Hare International Airport is located 19 miles from the Swissotel Chicago. Ground transportation options from the airport include taxis, shuttles, and car rentals.

Midway International Airport is located 12 miles from the Swissotel Chicago. Ground transportation options from the airport include taxis, shuttles, and car rentals.

Mass Transit

To the Hotel

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) operates Chicago bus and rail systems.

  • Bus: There are multiple bus routes and stops within a short walking distance from the Swissotel Chicago.
  • Train: The State/Lake Station on the Brown, Purple, Orange (from Midway Airport), Green and Pink Lines of "L" train is located on the corner of Lake Street and Wabash Avenue, which is about 51/2 blocks west of the hotel. The Lake Station on the Red Line "L" is located on the corner of State and Randolph Streets, which is about 1/2 mile west of the hotel. The Washington Station on the Blue (from O'Hare Airport) Line of the "L" train is on the cornor of Dearborn and Washington Streets, which is about a mile from the hotel.

To and From Area Attractions

  • CTA Downtown Transit Sightseeing Guide: Use this guide to quickly determine which CTA mode will take you to the attractions you want to visit. Each listing features the name, location, and CTA service modes for each institution. 



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Hotel Map and directions

(all rates are subject to change)
Parking at the hotel is $52, valet only, with unlimited in and out privileges.

Area Information

Contact Us

For general information about this program, including registration, please contact EDUCAUSE Member Services: