Granville-Grossman Residential Commons

***IMPORTANT NOTE:  If you plan to stay in the U Chicago residence hall, you are REQUIRED to fill out a separate registration form for them and upload a photo for an identification card they will provide you upon check-in. See below.

The Renee Granville-Grossman Residential Commons is an 811-bed dormitory building with a separate 541 seat, dining complex just steps across the plaza. Our group will be housed in one of the 8 residential “College Houses” (think Hogwarts!), each with their own specified dining area, lounges and common facilities.  Each House has a designated “House Table” in the dining commons so that AGG members will always have a place to eat with others from our group. A UChicago Photo ID card will be issued to each person staying in the dormitory facilities. This is required for secure entry to the residence hall.  Once you have completed your Conference Registration form, you must then go to the link below and complete the necessary form. (This link also appears on the Conference Registration Form if you check Granville-Grossman Residencial Commons as your lodging choice). This MUST be submitted to UChicago along with your photo by at least TWO WEEKS prior to the conference. 

Obtain a photo ID: Glass Guild Summer Conference #10062 UChicago


  • Your picture must be a recent color photo.
  • Background must appear solid white.
  • Use of a flash is highly recommended.
  • The picture should be lit so that no part of your face is in shadow.
  •  You must be directly facing the camera.
  • No hats allowed, along with sunglasses, jewelry, or garments of any sort that obstruct the view of your face or head.
  • No red eye or flash reflection off of your eyeglasses.
  • The image resolution should be at least 200 x 220 pixels (1:1.1 width-to-height ratio).
  • Your picture must be a JPEG file no larger than 1MB.

***The most important requirement is that the background appears solid white, that it is a headshot photo, and that you are facing the camera with no facial items or garments on. Your photo may be rejected if it does not meet these requirements.

You will need to input the Conference Number “10062”

Housing includes a mix of single and double rooms that will share a single-sex bathroom and lounge areas on each floor.  Rooms on each floor will be designated for a single gender; women on one floor, men on the other. Couples attending the conference who wish to stay together in the same room may do so. However this will require one partner to go to the next floor for the bathroom/shower facilities. All bedlinens, a pillow, comforter and towels will be provided.

Rooms are available at a rate of $70 per night (single) or $60 per person per night (double).  A dining facility is conveniently located just steps away from the dorm and will be open for breakfast beginning at 7:00 am, as well as for lunch or dinner, if desired.  The Logan Center Cafe, located on the first floor of our meeting site at the Logan Center, also serves coffee, sandwiches, and other light fare..  Both dining locations accept cash or credit card for purchases.

Register For Granville-Grossman Residential Commons NOW!

     Dining Hall Service 3

U Chicago Dining Hall

Hotel Accommodations

For those preferring more traditional hotel accommodations, a small block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center two miles from the AGG Conference facilities at the Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago.  Individual reservations can be made by calling 773-752-5300 (mention the American Glass Guild room block) or RESERVE HOTEL ONLINE NOW.  The discounted group room rate is $199/night plus %16.4 tax.  Parking by valet only, at discounted rate of $20 per day.
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