June 25-27, 2020 | Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

The Annual Business Meeting (ABM) is open to the current-elected Executive Board and General Council members. This two-day governance meeting is to review the by-laws and constitution in which has shaped CUR, it's future, and undergraduate research. 

If you are interested in volunteer opportunities at CUR or are not an elected official and would like to understand more about ABM, please contact Or, you can speak to your CUR leadership at Biennial 2020


The ABM registration fee is $250. Registration is open for our elected leadership attendees. Please watch for your emailed invitation or contact Robin or Tavia for more information. Registration rates include the following meals: Dinner (Thursday, June 25); Breakfast and Lunch (Friday, June 26); Breakfast (Saturday, June 27)


CUR is looking for quotes, memories, and pictures of our board and councilors/divisions to share at our Annual Business Meeting to show are recognition of hard work and great volunteerism to our community. If you would like to submit a quote, a memory, or pictures, please email Elizabeth


  • Air Travel - The nearest commercial airports are Indianapolis International (65 miles) and Chicago O’Hare (140 miles) and Chicago Midway (130 miles). The Purdue Airport accommodates privately owned planes.
  • Shuttle Services from Airports - Shuttle service is available for purchase to and from Indianapolis by Lafayette Limo. Shuttle service to and from O’Hare airport is available for purchase by Express Air Coach or by Reindeer Shuttle.
  • Other Commercial Travel - Amtrak and Greyhound also serve the area, stopping at a station in Lafayette. From there, visitors can ride Greater Lafayette's CityBus system to Purdue (about 1.5 miles).

Take a look at what West Lafayette can offer outside of our conference hours! 


CourtyardMarriott Doubletree

Courtyard Lafayette
150 Fairington Ave
Lafayette, IN 47905
1 (765) 449-4800

Group Name: CUR Conference
Check in: 5PM | Check out: 11AM
Group Rate: $119 per night
Available: 6/23 - 6/30

Self Parking: $10/day
Airport Shuttle: Designated pick up location (additional fee required)

DoubleTree by Hilton Lafayette East
155 Progress Drive
Lafayette, IN 47905
1 (765) 446-0900

Group Name: CUR Conference
Check in: 3PM | Check out: 11AM
Group Rate: $139 per night
Available: 6/23 - 6/30

Self Parking: Complimentary
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First Street Towers
1250 First Street
West Lafayette, IN 47906-4239

Cost: $85 per night 
Available: June 23 - June 30
Check in: 3PM | Check out: 11AM 
Residence Amenities:
  • Private single room
  • Private Bathroom with walk-in shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Guests will be provided one pillow, set of sheets, blanket, and towel
  • Laundry rooms with free washer/dryer in community
  • Microwave
  • Community kitchen
  • Vending and Ice machine in each building
  • Free parking for residence hall guests. Off-campus parking is typically street parking

REGISTER for residential housing


Limited shuttle service will be available to the off-campus host hotels to the meeting location only; not the residence halls. For questions or additional information, please contact Tavia Cummings.

CANCELLATION POLICY: In general, the cancellation deadline is 30 days prior to the start of the conference, except where explicitly noted. Cancellations requests received in writing to the CUR National Office prior to the cancellation deadline will receive a full refund less a $50.00 cancellation fee. No refunds will be given after the cancellation deadline. Transfer of registration to another individual before the cancellation deadline is free of charge but subject to member classification charges due to differences in conference rates. Transfer of registration after the cancellation deadline will be charged a $50.00 transfer fee. Institutions may not substitute one participant for another without prior approval of the CUR National Office. CUR always suggests that registrants purchase low-cost travel insurance when booking their air reservations. Not only will this insurance cover your airfare in the event of cancellation, but it will also cover the registration cost for the meeting.