For conference participants who require overnight lodging, the Hampton Inn & Suites in Matteson, IL is our recommended hotel. It will provide a discounted rate of $99/night.  Make sure to  mention the conference and Governors State University when you make the reservation.
20920 Matteson Avenue
Matteson, Illinois 60433


Individuals are responsible for arranging transportation between the airport and hotel. There are a variety of shuttle and taxi services available at both Midway and O'Hare airports. 


If you are from the Chicagoland area, or will be staying in one of the many hotels located downtown, Governors State University is easily accessible by the Metra Electric commuter rail line. For travel purposes, downtown hotels are located near the Millennium and Van Buren stations and GSU is off the University Park station. More information about stations and a schedule of trains can be found at http://www.metrarail.com


We will provide limited shuttle service between conference site and the Hampton Inn and the University Park Metra station.  The shuttle schedule will be available in the program.

We encourage you to use the Gender Matters Conference Facebook page to arrange car-pooling and room-sharing.