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Friday, April 6, 2018, 12:30 p.m. – Saturday, April 7, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

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Early Bird Registration (Extended: through March 22)

SPJ Members Professional: $80

SPJ Members Student: $50

Non-Members Professional: $130

Non-Members Student: $80

Regular Registration (March 23-April 5)

SPJ Members Professional: $100

SPJ Members Student: $80

Non-Members Professional: $150

Non-Members Student: $100

Friday Reception Only (sales end April 5)

SPJ Members Professional: $30

SPJ Members Student: $10

Non-Members Professional: $40

Non-Members Student: $20

 

Hotel Options in Downtown Chicago

The following hotels offer a preferred rate and are close to public transportation and many city attractions.

When contacting the hotels, ask for the "DePaul Preferred Rate."  Rates are based upon availability and are subject to change.  Blackout dates may apply.

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Best Western River North - 125 W. Ohio St., Chicago, IL  60610

0.9 mile from Northwestern, 1.2 miles from DePaul

The Blackstone Autograph Collection - 636 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60605

1.2 miles from Northwestern, 0.5 mile from DePaul

The Palmer House Hilton - 17 E. Monroe St., Chicago, IL  60603

0.8 mile from Northwestern, 0.2 mile from DePaul

Club Quarters - 2 locations

  • Central Loop - 111 W Adams Street, Chicago, IL 60603
  • 1.1 miles from Northwestern, 0.2 mile from DePaul
  • Wacker at Michigan - 75 E Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601
  • 0.3 mile from Northwestern, 0.7 mile from DePaul
  • Use promotional code 'depaul university' (all lower case) when booking online.  If no availability, check back monthly. Rooms tend to be released six months in advance.

Other Options

HI (Hostelling International) Chicago - 24 E. Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60605

1.1 miles from Northwestern, 0.2 mile from DePaul

  • Tel: (312) 360-0300
  • http://hichicago.org/

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Parking

We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your conference parking, click on the links below and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up. Enter the times you want to enter and leave the garage and search for options. You can cancel or change your reservation until the start time.

Please note that rates rise substantially for parking stays longer than 24 hours. If you need parking for the entire weekend, you may want to compare rates with your hotel parking. 

Click here for parking on Friday, April 6 at Medill Chicago

Click here for parking on Saturday, April 7 at DePaul Loop Campus

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