Directions, Hotels, Campus Map, Parking

130th Iowa Academy of Science Annual Meeting

Estelle Siebens Science Center
Buena Vista University
Storm Lake, Iowa

Arriving and Parking at Buena Vista University



Read Parking Instructions Below


Parking on Friday, April 20th

Campus and Residential Parking


Parking on Saturday, April 21st

Campus and Residential Parking


It is important to make your reservations early. Please check the hotel list below. One hotel is holding a limited block of rooms for IAS through March 16th or until the block is filled. Otherwise IAS attendees are competing with the public or anyone attending another event that happens to be in Storm Lake on the same dates.  

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Super 8 Motel
101 W Milwaukee
Storm Lake, IA 50588

The Academy has a block of rooms but the supply is limited. Rooms are available Thursday and Friday night. Ask for the Iowa Academy of Science rate. Cost will be $79 plus tax per night. Make your registration directly with the hotel. The special rate is guaranteed as long as rooms are available or until March 16th, whichever comes first. 

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King's Pointe Resort
1520 E. Lakeshore Drive
Storm Lake, IA 50588

Make your reservation early and request the Buena Vista corporate rate if you stay Thursday evening. Corporate rates will range between $76 and $86 plus tax, depending on the room. The corporate rate is not available Friday evening. Room cost Friday is $129 plus tax. 

Lighthouse Inn
1601 East Lakeshore Drive
Storm Lake, IA 50588
712-870-0772 (cell)

Please contact the Lighthouse Inn for room rates. Due to the variety of rooms and amenities room rates vary. Prices are competitive when compared with other rates in the area. 

Quality Inn
1726 Lake Avenue
Storm Lake, IA 50588

Bed and Breakfast

The Gables on Geneseo
226 Geneseo Street
Storm Lake, Iowa 50588

Innspiration Vines & Wines Bed & Breakfast
5079 180th Ave
Linn Grove, IA 51033