Travel Information

We look forward to seeing you at Reconnect weekend and hope you can take full advantage of both the activities Booth has planned as well as some of the impressive attractions Chicago has to offer.

Below please find information on event locations, lodging, transportation, and just a few of the city's attractions.

Event Locations

Gleacher Center (Management Conference) 
450 North Cityfront Plaza Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Sheraton Chicago Hotel and Towers (Management Conference) 
301 East North Water Street
Chicago, Illinois 60611
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Museum of Science & Industry (Alumni Celebration)
5700 South Lake Shore Drive 
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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Charles M. Harper Center (Saturday activities) 
5807 South Woodlawn Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60637
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Please see your class page for various class dinner locations. 

Weekend Shuttle Service

Shuttles will run between Gleacher Center and the Museum of Science and Industry before, during, and after Alumni Celebration. Specific information on shuttle times will be posted soon.  

Shuttles will run approximately every half hour between Gleacher Center and Harper Center. Specific information on shuttle times will be posted soon. 

Area Hotels with Special Reunion Blocks

Chicago Booth has arranged for blocks of rooms to be held, at a discounted rate for alumni at the following hotels. Room blocks are available only until mid-April. Book your hotel early!

Please mention that you are a Chicago Booth alumnus when making your reservation. See below for reservation codes for each venue. We recommend calling each venue to make a reservation; some reservation codes are only available over the phone. 

Club Quarters (SOLD OUT)
75 East Upper Wacker Drive
Chicago, Illinois 60601 
203.905.2100 or via email at 
Rate: $146-161
Reservation code: UCH514
Please call to make a reservation

Hyatt in Hyde Park (SOLD OUT)
5225 South Harper Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60615
Rate: $159
Reservation code: Booth School of Business

InterContinental Hotel (SOLD OUT)
505 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Rate: $259-299
Reservation code: PVZ or Alumni Celebration Chicago Booth School of Business

Additional Hotels

We cannot guarantee the rate shown is available. These are rates as of April 18, 2014. We do not have a special rate or block at any of these properties.

Club Quarters - Chicago Loop
111 West Adams Street
Room Rate: $354

W Chicago Lakeshore
644 North Lake Shore Drive
Room Rate: $394

Omni Chicago Hotel
676 North Michigan Avenue
Room Rate: $399

Drake Hotel
140 East Walton Street
Room Rate: $409

Radisson Blu
221 North Columbus Drive
Room Rate: $445

Park Hyatt
800 North Michigan Avenue
Room Rate: $463

JW Marriott
151 West Adams Street
Room Rate: $479

Langham Hotel
330 North Wabash Avenue
Room Rate: $608

Rafaello Hotel
201 East Delaware Place
Room Rate: $620

Waldorf Astoria
11 East Walton Street
Room Rate: $665

Westin Chicago River North
320 North Dearborn Street
Room Rate: $760

401 North Wabash Avenue 
Room Rate: $875

Public Transportation

Chicago Transit Authority
Public transportation, including buses, and trains

Metra Train
312.322.6777 (weekdays)
312.836.4949 (weekends)
Commuter train service between suburbs and downtown

Recommended Chauffeur/Taxi Service

Omega Airport Shuttle

Smart Cars, Inc.
*mention Reunion for special pricing

Yellow Cab

City Museums, Tours and Other Attractions

Adler Planetarium
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Architectural Tours
Chicago Cubs/Wrigley Field
Chicago Tourism
Hot Tix
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry
Navy Pier
Shedd Aquarium
Water Tower Place
White Sox/Cellular Field

Child Care

Many family-friendly events are planned for Saturday, May 17. These events are noted in our Full Event Schedule. Child-care services are available from a number of local providers, including American Child Care (312.644.7300 or The university does not endorse or assume liability for any outside child-care service providers.