Hotel and Travel

All program sessions of the State Funds Annual Conference will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton O'Hare Rosemont Hotel. The Reception and Annual Dinner will be held at Nick's Fish Market.

DoubleTree by Hilton O'Hare Rosemont
5460 North River Road
Rosemont, IL 60018
Phone: (847) 292-9100

Hotel Reservations Deadline for CIC Rate: March 28, 2014
Room Rate: $149 single/double per night


The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago O’Hare Airport-Rosemont hotel is a Four Diamond AAA rated airport hotel located in Rosemont, IL, across the street from the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center and two miles from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD).

To book your hotel reservations online at the CIC group rate, use CIC's hotel reservation link.
Alternatively, you can call the hotel directly at (847) 292-3280 and state that you are with the Council of Independent Colleges' 2014 State Funds Annual Conference. The reservation cut-off date is Friday, March 28, 2014. Any reservations made after that date can be accommodated only on a space- and price-available basis.

Check-in time is 3:00 p.m.
Check-out time is 12:00 p.m.

Airport Transportation

Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport (ORD ) is approximately two miles from the DoubleTree. The hotel offers complimentary shuttle transportation to and from O’Hare airport 24 hours a day.

Hotel Parking
The Doubletree by Hilton O’Hare Parking garage is the same as the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center garage.  When you turn onto Williams Street from River Road, drive straight into the DESCC parking garage.  Self Parking is $23.00 per day with in/out privileges (validate ticket at Front Desk to receive this rate); Valet Parking is $28.00 per day.

Dress Guidelines
Business casual wear is appropriate throughout the Conference. Business attire is suggested only for the Reception and Awards Dinner on Monday, April 28.