Travel & Lodging


Driving Directions

Here are directions to the University of Wisconsin campus from three popular points of reference. These directions will lead you to The Lowell Center, the reserved hotel for the Midwest Clinical Law Conference:

  • From Chicago (O’Hare International Airport)
  • From Minneapolis (Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport)
  • From Milwaukee (General Mitchell International Airport)

Flight Information

The two most common airports for travel to Madison are Dane County Regional Airport (MSN, Madison) and General Mitchell International Airport (MKE, Milwaukee).

Bus Information

Three bus services provide travel to Madison from the surrounding large cities.  The following buses arrive to and depart from the Memorial Union on the University of Wisconsin campus, just a short walk from the Law School and The Lowell Center:


The planning committee has reserved a block of rooms for this conference at the following UW Conference Center:

The Lowell Center
610 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53703
Phone: (608) 256-2621 ; Email:
Discounted rate: $ 89/Single (Standard), $ 105/Single (Deluxe)

To reserve online, click here and enter the group code "MIDLEGAL" and password "LOWELL"

When reserving a room, in order to receive a room from the reserved block, please refer to the 2011 Midwest Clinical Law Teachers Conference. The Lowell Center will release remaining rooms in the reserved block on October 11, 2011, so please reserve a room quickly. After that date, the rate will remain the same, but rooms may be limited or unavailable.

For additional lodging options in the downtown Madison area, please visit the Greater Madison Convention and Visitors Bureau


For those looking to sample one of Madison's numerous restaurants covering a wide array of cuisines, the University of Wisconsin Law School Library has developed a map of recommendations in the downtown area.  For those with smartphones, a mobile version of the map is also available.


For those staying at The Lowell Center, parking is available at an adjacent parking ramp for $8 per day. Complementary parking is also available at an off-site lot approximately three blocks from The Lowell Center. Please indicate your parking preferences when you make your reservation.

In addition, limited parking is available close to the Law School in Lot 7 under nearby Grainger Hall on a first-come-first-serve basis at a rate of $12 for a full day or $7 for a half day. AM permits are valid from 7 am-12:30 pm. PM permits are valid from 11:30am-10:00pm. Full day permits allow you to park from 7am-10:00pm. Additional parking can be found in the public Lake Street Parking Ramp at a rate of $1.25 per hour. Lot 7 and the Lake Street Ramp accept Visa, MasterCard and cash.

Parking Ramp Locations:

  • Lot 7 (Grainger Hall Parking Ramp)
    975 University Ave.
    Madison, WI 53706
    (Ramp entrance is located on Brooks Street between University Avenue and West Johnson Street.)
  • Lake Street Parking Ramp
    415 N. Lake St.
    Madison, WI 53706
    (Entrances to the Lake Street Ramp are located at both 400 N. Frances St. and 400 N. Lake St.)

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