|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.