UFL Life and Learning Conference 2019

Twenty-Ninth Annual Conference
"Life and Learning XXIX"
Coming June 6-7, 2019
Mundelein Seminary / University of St. Mary of the Lake
Mundelein, IL (near Chicago)

Registration and Housing

Click here for Registration.

On-Campus Housing

There are a limited number of on-campus housing units available for a two night stay (Thurs/Friday) at a total cost of $120. Double occupancy requires an additional $96 to be paid via the donation link (sorry for this necessary complication); in case the total for double occupancy is $216 for both nights. Sleeping rooms have double beds, a private bath with a shower, and come equip with linens, towels, and soap. Single occupacy costs $120; Children under 18 are not permitted to spend the night with the exception of nursuing mothers. No noise after 11 pm. Check-in begins at 4 pm; lugggage can be stored at the front desk. Replacement cost for lost keys is $175. Please consult our web pages at uffl.org for important additional information.

Housing Reservations are available through the registration ticketing system.

Local Hotels

Those staying off-campus have several options.
The hotels that are a little over a mile away are:


Doubletree has a shuttle service.

Additional Information

Mundelein Campus Information
Mundelein On-Campus Housing
On-Campus Housing Amenities
Mundelein Visitors Guide

Invitation to Attend and Call for Papers

Click here to download more details

Proposals Due April 6, 2019 for Priority Consideration.

Submissions focusing on this year's theme "Life Issues and the Disabled" are especially encouraged as well as papers on abortion, infanticide, and euthanasia. Proposals should be one page (maximum) and should include the working title of the proposed paper, full contact information and a brief abstract.

Email proposals to Professor Barbara Freres at bjfreres@stritch.edu by April 6, 2019.

All papers presented at the conference may be submitted after the conference for possible publication in the organization's annual, peer-reviewed Life and Learning. University Faculty for Life is a multi-disciplinary, non-denominational fellowship of scholars pursuing research, dialogue, and publication respectful of human life from inception to natural death.

New members are most welcome and can join online.