Join us for the Big 10 Housing Officers Conference, Oct. 21-23, 2019

Big Ten Housing Officers Conference

October 21-23, 2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Tentative Schedule

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Monday, October 21, 2019

Time Event Location
1:00 – 6:00pm Registration Concourse Hotel
2:30 – 5:00pm Combined Tour of Camp Randall Stadium and Campus (pre-registration required) Leaving hotel at 2:15pm
3:30 – 4:30pm Campus Tour or Camp Randall Stadium Tour (pre-registration required) Leaving hotel at 3:15pm
6:00 – 9:00pm Opening Reception Gordon Dining & Event Center (shuttles leaving hotel at 5:45pm and 6:00pm)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Time Event Location
7:00 – 8:30am Breakfast CIRC at the Concourse Hotel
8:30 – 10:00am Group Meetings Concourse Hotel
10:00 – 10:30am Morning Break Concourse Hotel
10:30am – Noon Group Meetings Concourse Hotel
Noon – 1:30pm Lunch & Keynote Concourse Hotel (Capital Ballroom)
1:30 – 3:00pm Group Meetings Concourse Hotel
2:45 – 3:15pm Afternoon Break Concourse Hotel
3:15 – 5:00pm Group Meetings/Housing Tour Concourse Hotel
6:00 – 8:00pm Dinner in Madison Various restaurants

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Time Event Location
7:00 – 8:30am Breakfast CIRC at the Concourse Hotel
8:30 – 11:30am Group Meetings Concourse Hotel
10:30am – 12:30pm To-Go Lunches Ready Concourse Hotel

Breakout Sessions

Discussion Group Concourse Hotel Room
Apartments Room 627 Parlor
Assignments & Operations Senate A
Business & Finance Conference V
Conference Services Conference I
Dining Services Room 634 Parlor
Diversity & Social Justice Room 629 Parlor
Facilities University AB
Human Resources Wedding Office
Information Technology Caucus Room
Living-Learning Communities Conference IV
Marketing & Communications University CD
Residence Life Conference III
Student Conduct Senate B


Conference registration is now closed. We are no longer accepting cancellations or refunds. If you have a substitution, please email us.

Cost: $275.00 per person

Registration includes the Monday evening reception, and breakfast and lunch on Tuesday and Wednesday.


Late Reservations: All rooms at the Madison Concourse Hotel are now booked for the conference dates. If you still need to reserve a room for the conference, we recommend the Hampton Inn & Suites Madison, located at 440 West Johnson Street, three blocks from the Concourse.

The Madison Concourse Hotel

Governor's Club at the Madison Concourse HotelThe Madison Concourse Hotel is conveniently located near State Street, the State Capitol, and the University of Wisconsin campus, and it is just 5 miles from Dane County Regional Airport, offering several non-stop flights into Madison, Wisconsin. It offers 373 guest rooms and 27,000 square feet of meeting and event space.

All meeting sessions for the conference will be conveniently located at the Concourse.

1 West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703

Rate: $184 single or double, $194 triple or quad + 15.5% tax.

Deadline: September 23, 2019 (11:59pm CST)

Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.

Photo of a double room at the Madison Concourse HotelCall 1-800-356-8293 and identify as part of the “Big Ten Housing Officers Meeting” prior to the deadline, or use the group-specific online reservation link below. Rates listed above are specifically for this room block. All reservations must be guaranteed on a credit card. All reservations cancelled after 4:00 p.m. CST 24 hours prior to arrival and all no-shows are charged one night room and tax.

Reserve Hotel Room

Hotel Transportation and Parking

Complimentary airport shuttles are offered (as space permits). Parking is maximum $17/day, $10 for overnight guests.

Additional directions, parking, and contact info


The University of Wisconsin – Madison is centrally located in the heart of Madison, Wisconsin. It is convenient to Interstate 90/94 for access to Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL airports.

Madison is home to the Dane County Regional Airport which serves more than 100 daily flights and is an approximate 15-20 minute taxi ride from campus.


The City and Campus

Aerial photo of downtown Madison

Madison, with a population of more than 240,000, offers the perfect combination of natural beauty, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and vibrant nightlife. Built on an isthmus, UW–Madison and the city of Madison seamlessly blend together, creating opportunities and an atmosphere unlike any other campus.

University Housing at UW-Madison

The Division of University Housing at UW-Madison consists of:


If you have questions regarding conference registration, please contact the University Housing Conference Services Office at or (608) 262-5576.


Thank you to our sponsors of this year’s Big Ten Housing Officers Conference, who help make this program possible:

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