Housing Information

On-Campus Housing at Augustana College

On-Campus housing is available in Augustana College’s air-conditioned (Duane R.) Swanson Commons residence center.

Contact Information

  • (Duane R.) Swanson Commons, 1010 38th Street, Rock Island
  • Swanson Commons Service Desk telephone number: 309-732-3860
  • Summer Conference Assistant (CA) On-Call: 309-716-1242
  • Augustana Public Safety: Emergency 309-794-7711 • Non-Emergency 309-794-7000

On-Campus Housing Rate is $41 (per person, per night)
Note: Rooms have single beds and shared baths. All rooms will be on first come, first serve basis.

Swanson Commons is located at 1010 38th Street, Rock Island (from Centennial Hall, turn east [left] on 7th Avenue, then turn south [right] onto 38th Street at the traffic signal. Travel approximately one block and Swanson Commons is on the west [right] side of 38th Street – across from Lincoln park’s tennis courts). Augustana College maps and directions: http://assembly.nisynod.org/directions 

Please note:

Swanson Commons is a student dormitory and is equipped with basic furnishings to accommodate college students. Therefore, the residence center provides: 

  • SHARED BATH with showers (no soap or shampoo provided)
  • NO PILLOWS, BLANKETS, or TOWELS of any sort (must provide own)
  • NO FANS, DESK LAMPS, or DRINKING GLASSES (must provide own)
  • NO PERSONAL ROOM SERVICE
  • Beds could possibly be arranged “loft” style in some rooms

Only bed sheets will be available for guests to make their own bed. Once again, NO pillows, blankets, or towels of any sort provided. Upon departure from Assembly, guests will need to remove bed linens and return them to the Residence Hall Desk, along with the room key. 

Check In

Thursday, June 13

12:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. – Pick up room key and key fob (used to open building door) from the Swanson Commons front desk

After 4:30 p.m. – Call the Summer Conference Assistant (CA) On-Call at 309-716-1242 to pick up keys. If no answer, call Augustana Public Safety at 309-794-7000.

Friday, June 14

7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. – Pick up room key and key fob (used to open building door) when you register for synod assembly in Centennial Lobby.

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – Pick up room keys from the Swanson Commons desk.

4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Pick up room keys from the Swanson Commons desk.

After 7:30 p.m. (or other times not listed) – Call the Summer CA On-Call at 309-716-1242 to pick up keys. If no answer, call Augustana Public Safety at 309-794-7000.

Check Out

Saturday, June 15

6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Turn in your room key and key fob (used to open building door) to the Swanson Commons desk.

Please note: If Swanson Commons room key and key fob (used to open building door) are not returned to Swanson Commons Saturday, June 15, there will be a $75 replacement key charge, plus $30 key fob replacement charge (per key, per fob).


Quad City Hotels

Participants preferring hotel accommodations should make reservations directly with the hotel of their choice. Find a list of Quad City hotels here. For additional Quad City hotels visit: visitquadcities.com

We suggest that you make reservations at your earliest opportunity. Hotel rooms may be difficult to obtain due to other QC activities.