Planning Your Trip

Google map of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and its surrounding area

How to Get to Campus

If you plan to drive, I-72, I-74, and I-57 all lead directly to Champaign-Urbana. From there, you can refer to our directions, which include the parking lots we use for our programs and where they are in relation to our facilities.

You can also arrive by train or bus at the Illinois Terminal , which is 2 miles away from campus, or you can fly to Champaign's Willard Airport , which is 5 miles away from campus.

Where to Stay

Illini Union

Illini Union Hotel

The Illini Union Hotel sits in the heart of campus, offering beautiful Quad views, free parking, and complimentary $5 breakfast vouchers for its on-site Starbucks and other national restaurants. The Illini Union hosts many university events and supports student programming. To reserve a room at an exclusive prospective student rate, complete a reservation form or call 217-333-1241.

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More Options

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Things to Do

Have some down time? There’s no shortage of things to do in the area, no matter what time of the year you're visiting.

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