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Host Hotel

900 East 7th Street
Bloomington, IN 47405

The Indiana Memorial Union (IMU) operates as a hotel, a conference center and a student union.  It is centrally located on the Bloomington campus

Phone: 800.209.8145 or 812.856.6381
Fax: 812.855.3426
Email reservation requests:

Enter Group Code: 21-011

Contact the hotel directly. Inform the reservation staff person that you are attending the CBAA. Unless you identify yourself as a conference participant, you may be unable to obtain a room.

We encourage you to book your hotel reservations at the IMU early.   The CBAA block of rooms will be released to the general public December 14, 2011.


Hotel room rates are based on:
Type of room (single or double)
Weekday (Sun-Thurs) or weekend (Fri & Sat) check-in

The following are representative room charges projected for January 2011:

Single, weekday room w/one double bed   

$  96.00

Single, weekday room w/one king bed    


Double, weekday room w/2 double beds


Double, weekday room w/2 queen beds 


Suite (large and small suites available)  

$200.00 - $260.00

Weekend rates are approximately $20.00 per day additional charge.
All rooms are subject to a 12% tax.

Internet Access
Free, wireless internet access is available throughout the IMU.


Flight Information

Airport Indianapolis International Airport
Airport Symbol: IND
Location: 50 miles north of Bloomington, Indiana
Served by: Most major domestic and many international airlines

Ground Transportation from Indianapolis Airport to Bloomington

Options include: Shuttle, Limousine or Car Rental (bus or train services is not available)

Shuttle: Bloomington Shuttle Service

  • 9 times daily between airport and Bloomington campus
  • One of the 4 shuttle drop off points is the Indiana Memorial Union, conference host hotel
  • Advance reservations: Recommended
  • Rates: currently $25.00 one way
  • Reservations: 1.800.589.6004 or 1.812.332.6004
  • On-line at:
  • Airport pick-up location: Ground Transportation Center. Lower level. Outside of airport Baggage Claim

Limousine: Classic Touch Limousine

  • Door-to-door service from airport to campus
  • Advance reservations: Required
  • Rates: currently $80.00 one way
  • Reservations: 1.800.319.0082 or 1.812.339.7269
  • On-line at:
  • Airport pick-up location: Ground Transportation Center. Lower level. Outside of airport Baggage Claim

Car Rental: Most major car rental companies

Driving Directions

Driving from Indianapolis airport to Indiana Memorial Union (center of IU campus)

  • When departing the airport, exit on to Interstate 70 East
  • Exit on to Interstate I465, South and East
  • Exit off of I465 on to Hwy 37, South
  • Continue on Hwy 37 through Martinsville
  • Exit Hwy 37 at “College & Walnut” (you will emerge on to College Ave.)
  • Continue on College Avenue to 7th Street
  • Turn LEFT on 7th Street
  • Continue about 7 blocks
  • Turn RIGHT into the circle drive in front of the Indiana Memorial Union (parking is available in one of two lots adjacent to the IMU)


Participants who are lodged at the Indiana Memorial Union will receive free parking in one of two lots adjacent to the building.

Commuters or participants staying off campus may park in one of the two lots adjoining the Indiana Memorial Union. Discounted parking passes will be available for conference participants at the registration check-in desk.

Bloomington Area Hotels

Although we encourage you to join your colleagues by staying at the host hotel, there are a number of locally owned hotels, bed and breakfasts as well as national and international hotel chains available to you. Most accommodations are within easy driving distance of campus. Information about other area accommodations is available Bloomington Visitors and Convention Bureau

Four facilities are within walking distance of campus:

These facilities offer lower rates however may not be walking distance to campus:



There are many pleasant pubs, restaurants and coffee houses located a short walking distance from campus.

  • Kirkwood Avenue is a main street leading from campus to downtown Bloomington. Along Kirkwood you will find many casual eating options.
  • 4th Street is renowned for its unusual and unusually large selection of ethnic restaurants – Indian, Italian, Moroccan, Thai, Burmese, Mexican, Cajun and Korean. Located between 4th and Kirkwood is one of only two restaurants in the US featuring authentic Tibetan cuisine.

A comprehensive Bloomington Dining Guide will be included with your conference check-in material

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