Traveling to the Center

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The Center for Dewey Studies is located in the Morris Library on the Basement Level. After entering the library, head down one level and look for signs pointing towards the Center. The room number of the Center is 0044.


Flying into Marion
The Veterans Airport of Southern Illinois in Marion, IL (MWA) is a small commuter airport only 20 minutes drive from campus. It is served by several shuttle / taxi services. Contour Airlines flies into the local Veteran's Airport in nearby Marion, IL from Chicago O'Hare, $69 each way.

Flying into St. Louis
The closest major airport is in St. Louis. From there you can rent a car, take an Amtrak bus from Gateway Station, or reserve the STL Shuttle Service

From Chicago
If you are flying into Chicago, you can take the Amtrak train into Carbondale or a Contour Airlines flight to Marion (MWA).

Driving to Carbondale
Directions can be be found via Google Maps.

General Information

  • Visiting the SIU Carbondale Campus - Information regarding dining, parking, SIUC, and Carbondale.
  • SIU's Homepage - The Homepage for Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 
  • Carbondale and the Southern Illinois University campus have a public transportation system you can utilize which provides service to the various hotels / motels in the city.  Monthly passes can be purchased by visitors.

Hotels / Housing