University Students & Academics

Deadline: August 11, 2023

Rooms specifically for university students and academics are available at the DoubleTree Magnificent Mile at US$228.00/night (exclusive of occupancy taxes and fees) until August 11 or until they sell-out, whichever occurs first. Rooms with either one King bed or two Double beds are available. This hotel is within the famed Magnificent Mile, Chicago’s premier shopping & dining district, and a short walk from the Chicago River Riverwalk, Navy Pier, and Lake Michigan.

Call to reserve: 1-888-301-4933 (toll-free U.S., Canada) or +1-415-979-2298 (outside of U.S., Canada). Reference group code "STUD" when speaking with the agent. Customer care agents are available Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. EDT.

Credit Card Requirement: a credit card is required to hold a reservation but pre-payment is not needed. Hotels may charge a deposit equal to one night’s room and tax on or after September 8, 2023.

Confirmations: individual reservations are immediately confirmed by email. Confirmations are issued from the address Add “” to your organization's domain whitelist to ensure receipt of WEFTEC Housing’s email communications.


  • September 20 | Last day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations through WEFTEC Housing.
  • September 22 | First day to make changes, substitutions, or cancellations directly with hotel(s).
  • 72-hours Prior to Arrival | Cancellation deadline to avoid penalty of one night's room/tax.


Look Before You Book

Beware of Unauthorized Agencies!

Reservations at the negotiated WEFTEC rates can only be made through CMR. WEF does not authorize or endorse any other housing service or independent broker. For your own protection, do not make reservations through any other housing or travel company. Neither WEF nor CMR can assist you with reservation problems if you book through another agency.

The following companies are NOT AFFILIATED with CMR, WEF, or WEFTEC:

  • Book My Rooms, LLC 
  • Exhibition Housing Management 
  • Expo Housing Services, LLC (EHS) 
  • Global Housing Services, Corp. 
  • National Travel Associates (NTA) 
  • Pro Housing Services Corp.
  • Room Connections, Inc.
  • Show Coordinators, Inc.
  • Skyline Housing
  • Tradeshow Housing
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