Lodging for the 2013 Spring Indiana AHEAD Conference is provided by Country Inn and Suites in
Valparaiso, located right next to Valparaiso University. A block of rooms has been reserved for
conference participants (from March 27 until March 29) at a special rate of $80.00 per night.
To reserve a room, please call the hotel directly at 219-476-0000 or toll free at 800-456-4000. Be sure
to mention that you are with the 2013 Spring Indiana AHEAD Conference to receive the conference rate.
Country Inn and Suites is located at 2020 LaPorte Avenue, Valparaiso, IN 46383. For driving directions,
please consult Google Maps. Please do NOT use the map function on the countryinns.com website,
because the hotel is not correctly located.
From the hotel itself, when you walk out the front door of the hotel, Valparaiso University is just to your
left (west) across Sturdy Road. The hotel is located on a busy roundabout, so please be careful crossing
To get to the Harre Union, where the conference is located, once you are on the University side
of Sturdy Road, follow the sidewalk to the left (south) that leads up to the main University entrance on
Sturdy Road. Turn right into the campus. The Harre Union will be the fourth building on your right. (You
will walk past Urshel Hall, Schnabel Hall, and the Center for the Arts). The Harre Union is located right
across from the Chapel. The conference is taking place on the second floor of the Union.