Travel Information

Questions? or 1-847-467-1338

Reimbursement Instructions:
1) Complete a Visitor’s Expense Report.

Fill in your name, address (where the check should be mailed), and dates of travel. Print the form, sign & date it at lower left, and scan to NOTE: Please leave blank the itemized expenses; we will complete that section.

2) Scan your ground transportation receipts to

Please submit your expense report and receipts by Tuesday, September 13. We expect checks to be issued by the end of the month. Thank you.

Note to Presenters Regarding Travel Reimbursement: please retain all ground transportation receipts. Travel reimbursement will be for 1) your flight, 2) ground transportation (receipts required), and 3) about $56 per diem.

Please travel frugally, as costs will be covered only as far as the overall conference budget allows. Instructions for collecting reimbursement will be posted here following the conference. Thank you.


Airport Shuttle

Scroll down to the “Airport Transportation” section of Hotel Orrington’s Contact Us/Map page. There you will find information on making a shuttle reservation through GO Airport Express.

Public Transit

Chicago Transit Authority
O’Hare  to Evanston ~ 1.5 hours: Blue Line to Purple Line
Midway to Evanston ~ 1.5 hours: Orange Line to Purple Line


American Taxi | 847-253-4411
O’Hare to Evanston ~ 30 minutes (double during rush hour)
Midway to Evanston ~ 45 minutes (double during rush hour)



Hilton Orrington/Evanston | 888-677-4648
~ 12 minute walk to Norris University Center

Check-in: 3:00 PM
Check-out: 12:00 PM

Presenters: your confirmation number has been provided to you by email. You will be asked for a credit card upon check-in for incidentals (you will receive no bill for your room nights).

eTown Bistro is a full-service restaurant and bar within the hotel. Whole Foods is one block East of the hotel.


Conference Locations

Conference Location Map

Northwestern Campus

Norris University Center
Campus Information

Campus Map PDF
Interactive Campus Map

Recommended Dining in Downtown Evanston


LYFE Kitchen – Healthy fare (vegan & vegetarian-friendly)
Soulwich – Unique Asian sandwiches
Edzo’s Burger Shop – High-quality burgers, shakes, and fries
OMG! Olive Mediterranean Grill – Fresh Mediterranean, custom counter-service


Celtic Knot Public House – Irish pub grub
Tapas Barcelona
– Spanish tapas
Mount Everest – Nepali & Indian cuisine
La Macchina Café – Hip Italian


Bistro Bordeaux – Authentic French bistro
The Stained Glass Bistro – Wine-focused; American bistro fare
Boltwood – Creative, seasonal fine-dining
Found Kitchen and Social House – Rustic new American dishes in a creative environment

Chicago Jazz Festival

Take advantage of the Labor Day Weekend and spend it in Chicago!
September 1-4, 2016: Chicago Jazz Festival

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