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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Urbana, IL
Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

901 West Illinois Street

Urbana, IL 61801-3028

United States

Phone: 217-333-0302

Fax: 217-244-4614


Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Ms. Jennifer Piercy
Title:Coordinator of the Campus Visitors Cente
Admissions Office Address:1919 West Illinois Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801
Admissions Office Phone:217-333-0824
Admissions Office Fax:217-244-8416
Admissions Office Email:visits@uiuc.edu

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Campus Town restaurants and shops
Krannert Center for Performing Arts
Assembly Hall
Multiple Campus Recreation Centers
Illini Student Union
On-campus Arboretum; The Japan House; extensive athletic facilities; historic round barns; Siebel Computer Science Center; spacious green space at the Central and Bardeen Quads; Papa Dels Pizza and Za's Italian Cafe
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Lake of the Woods Park
Allerton Park
Arcola Outlet Mall
Market Place Shopping Mall
Down-town Champaign night life
Kickapoo State Park, Amish tours in Arthur, Illinois, Lincoln Museum, Springfield, Illinois

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday and select Saturdays
Phone Number:217-333-0824
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:Yes
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Mon-Fri 10am and 1pm and select Saturday
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:visits@uiuc.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Athletic Department
Advance Notice:Other
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:visits@uiuc.edu
Contact Email Address for Coach Visit:tmichael@uiuc.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Visiting Center

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Not Available
Any Limitations:N/A

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Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Willard Airport (CMI), owned and operated by the University, is 8 miles from campus. American and Northwest airlines service the CMI airport. Taxis, limousines, and rental cars are available at the airport for the trip to campus. Amtrak provides daily service to Champaign from Chicago and from the south (through Memphis). The Amtrak station is in downtown Champaign, approximately 3 mile from campus. Taxis and city bus services are available from the station. Greyhound/Trailways provide national and regional service to/from Champaign. The bus station is 3 miles from campus.
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From I-74 (E. and W.), take the Lincoln Ave. exit. Turn south on Lincoln Ave.; after 1.75 miles, turn right onto Illinois St. Proceed for 1 block to the Campus Visitors Center on the left in the Levis Faculty Center. From the north, head south on I-57 to I-74. Head east on I-74 to the Lincoln Ave. exit; then follow the preceding directions from that point. From the south, head north on I-57 to Exit 235, the junction with I-72. Head east; as you arrive in Champaign, I-72 becomes University Ave. Follow University Ave. east through Champaign, into Urbana, to Lincoln Ave. (approximately 3.5 miles). Turn right (south) on Lincoln; after the second light, turn right onto Illinois St. Proceed for 1 block to the Campus Visitors Center, which is on the left in the Levis Faculty Center.
Local Accommodations: Near By:
You have 4 choices right on campus. On campus is Illini Union (1401 W. Green, Urbana; 217-333-1241), with modern rooms available at the low end of the moderate range. It's within walking distance of the campus tour, and has a bowling alley, eating facilities, and a game room. Hampton Inn is located on the campus border (1200 W. University, Champaign; 217-337-1100). The Hawthorn Suites(101 Trade Center Dr., Champaign; 217-398-3400) and the Hilton Garden Inn (1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign; 217-352-9970) are about a 3-minute drive to/from the admissions office, have an indoor pool, sauna, whirlpool, and weight room. Several inexpensive choices are within 5 miles of the school. Jumer's Castle Lodge (Lincoln Square, Urbana; 217-384-8800) is less than 2 miles from the university and offers an indoor pool, sauna, and Jacuzzi.
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
There are approximately 36 hotels within 15 minutes from campus.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
  • 1919 West Illinois Ave.
    Urbana, IL 61801
    Phone: 217-333-0824
    Fax: 217-244-8416
    Email: visits@uiuc.edu
  • Visiting Center:
  • Campus Tours:
  • On Campus Interviews:
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Not Available