2017 Midwest Regional Meeting



All hotel reservations, cancellations and modifications should be made directly with the conference hotels listed below. When reserving your room, please indicate you will be attending the Midwest American Chemical Society Meeting to receive the conference rate. Room blocks are subject to a first come first served policy, though other rooms may be available at modified prices. Please note the release dates on the room blocks below, and make your reservations early to obtain the conference rates.

Room blocks have been reserved at a conference rate in the following hotels:


Walking Distance from the Kansas Union


The Oread Hotel

1200 Oread Ave.       (785) 843-1200

Release date: 9/18/2017

Parking is $12/night

Restaurant and bar on-site

One block from the Kansas Memorial Union (site of the conference), this hotel is also the site of the Midwest ACS Meeting Awards Banquet on Thursday evening, and the Midwest Board Meeting on Friday Morning.


Driving or Shuttle Distance from the Kansas Union


Lawrence DoubleTree by Hilton

200 McDonald Drive        (785) 841-7077

Release date: 9/22/2017

Parking is free—self-park

Restaurant on-site, pool on-site. This site has immediate access off of I-70. A straight shot by car to the KU campus.


Marriott TownePlace Suites Lawrence

9th and New Hampshire St.          (785) 842-8800

Indoor pool (saltwater) and Jacuzzi, outside patio with fire pit, continental breakfast included, free on-site underground parking with access from within the building, restaurant on-site. In downtown Lawrence, adjacent to many restaurants and shopping.


Lawrence SpringHill Suites by Marriott
6th and New Hampshire St.         (785) 841-2700

Release date: 10/3/2017

Free on-site parking, free hot breakfast, indoor pool. In downtown Lawrence, adjacent to many restaurants and shopping.


For a listing of other hotels in Lawrence, KS:



Shuttle Transportation

For individuals staying at hotels remote from the Kansas Union, shuttle buses will run every half hour from the Lawrence Doubletree, TownPlace Suites Lawrence, and Lawrence SpringHill Suites to the Kansas Union starting at 7 am, continuing through 6 pm.



For conference attendees wishing to park adjacent to the Kansas Union, a public parking lot is available at a cost of $1.50 per hour.