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Marquette University has a unique and interesting collection of special archives and campus sites for visitors!

J.R.R. Tolkien Collection

Dorothy Day Collection

More Special Collections at Marquette University

St. Joan of Arc Chapel and Gardens

Haggerty Museum of Art

Airports

A)      The best airport to fly into is the General Mitchell International Airport (MKE), which is located 10 miles (15-minute drive in normal traffic) from the conference venue. There are several ways to reach the downtown hotels from the airport.

  • Go Riteway shared airport shuttle (around 15 to 20 dollars to downtown hotels)
  • Taxi Service/Uber/Lyft  (around 20 to 25 dollars to downtown hotels)

Other ground transportation options and more information are available at https://www.mitchellairport.com/parking-transportation/ground-transportation

B)      You can also fly into Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), which is located 80 miles (75-minute drive in normal traffic) from the conference venue.

Google Maps with COMPSAC points of interest

Conference Venue

COMPSAC 2019 will be held at Marquette University, a 93-acre campus near downtown Milwaukee. All conference plenary and breakout sessions will be scheduled in the Alumni Memorial Union (1442 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – 53233).

Hotel Room Blocks:

Hyatt Regency Milwaukee
333 West Kilbourne Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203d
Booking link for COMPSAC room block at Hyatt Regency (0.9 mile from conference venue)

DoubleTree by Hilton Milwaukee Downtown
611 West Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53203
Deadline to book – 6/24/2019
Booking link for COMPSAC room block at DoubleTree (0.7 mile from conference venue)

 

Hyatt Place Milwuakee Downtown
800 West Juneau Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53233
Deadline to book – 6/24/2019
Booking link for COMPSAC room block at Hyatt Place  (0.8 mile from conference venue)

 

Marquette University – Straz Tower – student housing ( 0.7 mile from conference venue)
915 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA – 53233
Reservations are accepted from the end of May through June 15, 2019.
Booking Information for COMPSAC room block at Straz Tower