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The University of Chicago

1450 E. 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637

900Largest Group
50+Meeting Rooms
3,600Overnight Guests
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  • The University of ChicagoThe University of Chicago

  • Beautiful Outdoor FieldsBeautiful Outdoor Fields

  • Single and Double Occupancy RoomsSingle and Double Occupancy Rooms

  • Residence Hall Lounges and Meeting SpaceResidence Hall Lounges and Meeting Space

  • Banquet Meeting SpaceBanquet Meeting Space

  • Large Event SpaceLarge Event Space

  • Historic Dining RoomsHistoric Dining Rooms

  • Variety of Dining OptionsVariety of Dining Options

  • Ratner Athletic CenterRatner Athletic Center

  • Outdoor Event SpaceOutdoor Event Space

  • Smart ClassroomsSmart Classrooms

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  • Overview
The University of Chicago is committed to providing your staff and participants the best conference experience possible. The University of Chicago is one of the world’s premier academic and research institutions. Founded in 1890 by John D. Rockefeller, UChicago is an intellectual destination that draws inspired scholars and visitors to our Hyde Park Campus. UChicago offers a beautiful backdrop for conferences with a blend of traditional English Gothic and award-winning modern buildings designed by renowned architects. The University of Chicago is known for its architectural highlights, unique traditions, notable alumni, and famous dining locations. We invite you to explore the University of Chicago where we’re enriching human life through rigorous scholarship. The Summer Conference Program provides a variety of campus services to educational conferences. Whether internal or external to The University of Chicago, you can rely on Residential Services for all of your conference needs. As a conference organizer, you will be provided with one main contact for all of the conference arrangements including: lodging, dining, catering, classroom and event space, recreation center rental and library use. The contract entails all of the lodging and dining arrangements as well as any other reservations on campus. After your conference concludes, you will be provided with one bill that details all of your conference expenditures.

Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Located in Chicago
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
Chicago-Midway / 25
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Within walking distance
June through August
Room Type(s):
Single and Double Occupancy Suite Style Rooms, Single and Double Occupancy with a Common Floor Bathroom and Apartment Style Housing
Bath Type(s):
Suite style, Common floor, apartment style
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All classrooms have projectors and screens included with rental. Event spaces can be equipped with all A/V needs.
Food & Beverage:
The University of Chicago offers an array of meal options for your summer conference needs. Guests can find multiple dining options, including but not limited to, the following options: Meal Plan: All-you-care-to-eat dining option for breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a summer conference dining facility. Dining facility is located close to the residence halls. Special meals such as barbeques may be available upon request as part of the meal plan. Maroon Dollars: In addition to requesting a meal plan, summer conference guests can purchase Maroon Dollars for use in the multiple café’s and shops on campus. Maroon Dollars allow guests to use their Summer Conference ID card like a debit card, swiping their card at a café’s register, and subtracting the dollar amount from their account. Catered Meals: UChicago Catering can provide an array of special catered meals, boxed lunches and meal breaks for conferences.
Complete Meeting Package:
Ropes Course / Team Building:
Ideally suited for:
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps

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