Giving To Concordia


Ensemble Reunion 2014


On Campus Accommodations

Dormitory lodging will be available in an air-conditioned residence hall, Rates are $40 per night for a single (one person in a room) and $60 per night for a double (2 people in a room). Fee includes continental breakfast and linens. One female and one male bathroom will be guaranteed per floor. Space will be available on a first come first served basis and will be assigned by campus staff.

NOTE: Reunion housing will no longer be in Gross Hall but in another air conditioned residence hall (to be announced).

Off Campus Accommodations

A block of rooms has been guaranteed at each of the locations listed below. Contact the hotel directly to make reservations at rates listed. Additional lodging suggestions are also available.

Less than 7 miles from campus

The Carleton of Oak Park
$108(motel) / $168 (hotel)
double occ. plus tax
Mention Group #2039
Rate guaranteed until 5/30/14

Comfort Suites O'Hare Airport
$72/double occ. plus tax 
Price includes hot breakfast bar
Ask for Higher Education Rate

Holiday Inn Express/Hillside
$110 (standard) / $139 (suite) 
double occ. plus tax 
Price includes hot breakfast bar
Mention Concordia-Ensemble Reunion
Rate guaranteed until 5/27/14 

More than 7 miles from campus

Spring Hill Suites/Elmhurst

$89/double occ. plus tax
Price includes hot breakfast bar
Mention Group # CERS
Rate guaranteed until 6/06/14


CougarCorps Event Volunteers

Celebrations of this size require countless helping hands, and many have already contributed their time and talents. If you would like to help make the Ensemlbe Reunion a success, please email or call 888-258-6773.

Weekend Attire & Concert Dress

Dress for rehearsals is casual and comfortable for summer in Chicago. Be sure to bring walking shoes if participating in campus tours. Concert dress for performers will be attire appropriate for summer in Chicago. Please no tank tops or sleeveless dresses and shirts. Tuxes and formal dress are not expected. Women: Skirt or pants with dress shirt is appropriate. Men: Dress shirt with dark tie and dress pants are appropriate. Sport coats are optional.

Event Parking

Free parking is available in Concordia’s parking structure. Permits are required for guests staying overnight in On Campus Accommodations. Overnight street parking is prohibited in River Forest.

Model Release

For promotional purposes, videos and photographs will be taken at the Ensemble Reunion. Your registration constitutes permission for Concordia University Chicago to use your likeness in promotional materials and post your name on the Ensemble Reunion website.

Registration & Cancellation Policy

All registrations must be received by Friday, June 13, 2014 to ensure all materials are ready for the weekend. Refunds will not be granted after this date. To cancel your registration, contact the Office of Alumni Relations by e-mail, mail or fax, noting your request.

Reception of Holy Communion at Concordia-Chicago

We celebrate in the Lord’s Supper the true presence of Jesus Christ in, with and under the bread and wine. In this sacrament our sins are forgiven and we are given life, salvation and peace. If you are not a member of a congregation of the Lutheran Church Missouri-Synod and wish to commune, please take a moment to speak to Campus Pastor Jeff Leininger before the Sunday morning worship service. He can be reached before the reunion at or 708-209-3470  All who wish are welcome to come forward to receive a blessing.

Questions? Special Needs?

Please contact the Office of Alumni Relations at 888-258-6773 or with any special suggestions or requests you may have for Ensemble Reunion 2014. We will do our best to accommodate any physical or dietary needs.