IECA’s Pre– and Post–Conference College Tours
Prior to IECA’s 2019 Spring Conference in Chicago

Monday–Wednesday, May 6–8 and Friday, May 10

Registration for all tours will open at noon (ET) on February 12th when conference registration opens. Please do not make travel or flight arrangements until you successfully complete your registration. We would not want anyone to incur additional expenses by having to change a flight or other travel arrangement if a preferred tour is full. Tour content is subject to change.

Register through IECA’s online conference registration system for the tours below. Hotel information for tours will be provided in confirmation emails after you register.

TOUR 1: Chicago area, Illinois 

NOTE: Tour 1 has filled and the waitlist is also full.

TOUR 3: Indianapolis, Indiana

Arrive in Indianapolis on Sunday, May 5, for a Monday morning tour departure.
Monday–Tuesday • May 6–7
Monday: Departs 7:15 a.m., Returns 7:15 p.m.
Tuesday: Departs 7:00 a.m., Returns 5:15 p.m.
Cost: $115

Butler University, Indiana University Bloomington, Rose-Hulman Institute of TechnologyDePauw University, Purdue University

NOTE: Tour 3 is a two-day tour and must be completed in its entirety. Participants should plan to fly into Indianapolis International Airport (IND) anytime on Sunday. Please note that the bus will not return to Indianapolis after picking up at the hotel Monday morning. The bus will reach the conference hotel in Chicago in time to allow participation in the Member Dinner.

TOUR 4: Central Illinois

Arrive in Indianapolis on Sunday, May 5, for a Monday morning tour departure.
Monday–Tuesday • May 6–7
Monday: Departs 7:15 a.m., Returns 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday: Departs 8:15 a.m., Returns 5:00 p.m.
Cost: $115

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois Institute of Technology, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

NOTE: Tour 4 is a two-day tour and must be completed in its entirety. Participants should plan to fly into Indianapolis International Airport (IND) anytime on Sunday. Please note that the bus will not return to Indianapolis after picking up at the hotel Monday morning. The bus will reach the conference hotel in Chicago in time to allow participation in the Member Dinner.

TOUR 5: Chicago

Wednesday • May 8
Departs IECA conference hotel at 7:15 a.m., Returns 11:30 a.m.
Cost: $40

University of Chicago

TOUR 6: Chicago

Wednesday • May 8
Departs IECA conference hotel at 7:30 a.m., Returns 11:15 a.m.
Cost: $40

Columbia College Chicago

Note: Columbia College Chicago also invites members to attend Manifest, the College’s yearly celebration of student work including concerts, fashion shows, gallery shows, and more, on Friday afternoon, May 10.

Tour 7: Chicago

Friday Afternoon • May 10
Departs IECA conference hotel at 2:30 p.m., Returns 7:15 p.m.
Cost: $40

University of Chicago