Travel and Lodging
- O'Hare International Airport (60 miles/96.56 km)
- Chicago Midway International Airport (66.6 miles/107.18 km)
You may rent a car at the airport or use ground transportation. We encourage you to consider carpooling when you come with a student or colleague. Travel time between Chicago-area airports and NIU is approximately one hour and 15 minutes. Please make sure you keep the receipts for reimbursement. NIU travel policy/guidelines require receipts or reimbursement will not be made.
Ground Transportation from O'Hare and Midway
Advanced booking is necessary for all ground transportation between Chicago-area airports and NIU. Please book your transportation prior to your arrival in Chicago.
S & L Limo Service
When making your reservation, please tell the compay to bill to "NIU Robot/Children Workshop"
A block of rooms are reserved at Holmes Student Center Hotel for the nights Jan 24-26, 2018.
To make a reservation please call 815-753-1444. Use reference code "robot/children workshop" and provide your name and dates of stay.
Note: You do not need to provide credit card information at the time of reservation. The payment will be made by the workshop host later all at once.