Travel and Lodging


A small block of rooms has been reserved for you at the following hotels in Iowa City starting Wednesday 10/24.  If you are arriving earlier, help the person on the phone identify the block by mentioning that it starts on 10/23:

Iowa House Hotel $100/night (block expires October 9)
The Examined Life Conference Group code: 14789 (use when calling for reservation).
Address: 125 N Madison St, Iowa City, IA 52245
Phone: (319) 335-3513

Hilton Garden Inn $149/night (Block expires September 23)
Address: 328 S Clinton St, Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone: (319) 248-6100

More lodging options can be found here.

Accessibility information

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you require an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact us in advance.

  • Some information about parking and accessibility is included on the map above; click on the location for more information about that specific site.
  • Be sure to consult with the University of Iowa Parking Office and the City of Iowa City Parking Office prior to your visit.
  • During registration, please help us understand your needs by specifying them on the registration form.  We’ll do our best to make your participation trouble free.


The Eastern Iowa Airport (Cedar Rapids, IA) is 20 minutes from Iowa City. The phone number of the Eastern Iowa Airport is 319.362.8336.

Airport shuttles may be reserved from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City when you arrive at the Cedar Rapids airport, or you may reserve ground transportation to Iowa City in advance.

The Quad City International Airport (Moline, IL) is 50 minutes from Iowa City. The phone number is 309.764.9621.

Suggested dress

Please feel free to dress in business casual attire.

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