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Locations and Accommodations

Meeting Location: 314A Illini Union, 1401 West Green Street, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Hotel Location and Directions:

Address: Illini Union Hotel, 1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-3030

City of Champaign public transportation page

Driving from Chicago's O'Hare Airport (ORD)
  1. To drive to the campus from Chicago's O'Hare Airport, take I-190 a couple of miles to Interstate 294, the Tri-state Tollway (exit 1D). Head south (toward Indiana) for 35 miles to I-80, paying your tolls along the way.
  2. Take I-80 West (toward Iowa) three miles then exit from the left lane onto I-57 heading south. Drive south for a couple of hours or less to I-74 in Champaign. Take I-74 east three miles and take exit #183 for Lincoln Avenue. Turn right and head south a mile to the campus, which is on your right.
  3. Take a right onto Green St., go approx. 4 blocks, Illini Union Hotel will be on the left.

  • Hotel Entrance-East side of building
  • No access to North side of building
  • Watch for signs


Directions to access the Illini Union Hotel due to Green St. Construction:

  If coming in on I-57 heading south, take I-74 exit east three miles and take exit #183 for Lincoln Ave.

  1. Turn right and head south a mile to the campus.
  2. Turn right (West) on Springfield Ave.
  3. Turn right onto Mathews Ave.
  4. Proceed south on Mathews to Green Street where there will be an access entrance to the Illini Union Hotel parking lot. Watch for signs.
  5. Entrance for the Illini Union Hotel will be on the East side of the building, watch for signs.

Exit Route:

  1. Take a right out of access entrance to Mathews Ave.
  2. Continue South on Mathews Ave. to Nevada St.
  3. Left on Nevada St.
  4. Left on Goodwin Ave.

Map to Illini Union Hotel

If you have any questions, contact cwl@international.ucla.edu