Set amidst a lush 750 acre campus, and one of the nation's top ten outdoor sculpture parks, GSU’s residential housing, Prairie Place, will be your home during The Summer Institute. Accommodations include a traditional single occupancy room within a shared residence hall suite. Institute participants will share the suite with the representatives of their campus.

Each suite includes a shared restroom and each room offers a full size bed with pillow, linen, and blanket provided. We will also provide a set of towels for the visit. Toiletries and other personal amenities are the responsibility of participants (e.g. soap, shampoo).



  • Free high speed network and Wi-Fi throughout the hall
  • Free cable service (80+ channels)
  • Beautiful community kitchens and lounges on each floor
  • Laundry and vending available on the first floor of the building
  • On premise convenience store and new mobile GSU dining/grocery app
  • Convenient parking
  • Student living areas secured 24/7
  • Shuttle service to academic buildings and the Metra

Campus Amenities – Just Steps Away from Prairie Place

  • Recreation and Fitness center with Olympic size pool
  • Student Lounge with billiards
  • Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park
  • Pedestrian friendly outdoor plaza
  • Beautiful bike and walking paths
  • Outdoor Recreation Fields

Hotel Accommodations – Hampton Inn $119/night

  • Free hot breakfast
  • Clean and fresh Hampton bed®
  • Free WiFi access in every room
  • Gym/fitness center use