People on the Terrace at night

Memorial Union Terrace

Lodging & Travel

Room blocks have been arranged with the following properties:

  • Union South
    • Sleep right in the heart of campus at Union South – featuring 60 boutique-style guest rooms, several restaurants, a coffee/wine bar and a recreation area. The Wisconsin Union Hotel offers a variety of rooms with views of the Union South Plaza, historic Camp Randall stadium and the downtown area of Madison.
    • 1+ 608-263-2600
    • Group Name: SNEAP
    • Group Code: SNEAP
    • 25 rooms -reservations must be received by the morning of 8/22/18
  • Lowell Hotel
    • A hub of learning, relaxation and reflection, Lowell Center is more than just a hotel – it’s where the Wisconsin Idea comes to stay. Blending the quiet comfort of home with modern conference spaces for up to 400 attendees, Lowell Center features fully equipped meeting rooms as well as 137 well-appointed guest rooms, the area’s largest indoor pool with sauna, an updated fitness center.
    • 1+ 608-256-2621
    • Group Name: SNEAP
    • 10 rooms – must be reserved by 8/23/18
  • HotelRED
    •  As the city’s first boutique hotel, HotelRED has consistently set the standard for customer service and outstanding local hospitality. Step outside our doors and you’ll find the eclectic sights and sounds of Madison’s sports and shopping districts. Stay inside, and you’ll enjoy the same “Madison vibe” wrapped in HotelRED’s modern amenities–including our delicious Elevated Comfort Food offered at The Wise Restaurant & Bar.
    • 1+ 608-819-8228
    • Group Name: SNEAP
    • 10 rooms – reservations must be reserved by 8/23/18


Madison is the home to Dane County Regional Airport, with direct flights to many US cities and connecting flights to major airport hubs. There is city bus service from Dane County Regional Airport to downtown Madison and the campus via bus transfers. There is also bus service from Chicago O’Hare, Midway and Mitchell Field in Milwaukee. See the Coach bus panel below.

Madison is a walk-able city, with well traveled sidewalks and walking paths. Madison also has a B-Cycle program with several pick up and drop off locations near the Pyle Center. There is also a free campus bus that covers most of campus. Conference hotels have parking available. See the panels below for information on all the above.

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Madison B-cycle is an urban bike sharing program with over 35 active stations throughout the Madison area. If you are interested in renting a B-cycle, visit the Madison B-cycle website at

There is a B-cycle station just outside of Memorial Union, near the corner of Langdon and Park St. There is another B-cycle station near the corner of Langdon St. and Lake St.

B-cycle offers a $6.00 Walk-Up pass for a 24 hour membership. Check out the website for details. B-cyle is a great way to get around campus and downtown Madison on shorter trips.



#80 Free Campus Bus Service

Madison Metro Transit offers substantial bus service to campus and the Madison area. Route 80 is a free campus bus. Check out the map below for details. Click HERE to visit HERE Madison Metro Transit website for additional information.

UW Route 80

Coach Bus Service

Coach bus service to Madison is available from Milwaukee, Chicago and Minneapolis. Please visit the carrier website for details:

  • Van Galder: Chicago O’Hare or Midway airports to Madison, approximately $60 round trip (stops across from Memorial Union)
  • Badger Bus: Milwaukee Airport (MKE) to Madison, approximately $50 round trip (stops across from Memorial Union)
  • Megabus: Departs near Target Field to Madison, approximately $80 round trip (stops across from Memorial Union)