Location & Accommodations

All conference activities will take place at the I Hotel and Conference Center (aka Illinois Conference Center), on the south end of the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820

Parking

Parking at the I Hotel and Conference Center is free and plentiful for all FSI participants.

Accommodations

A block of rooms has been reserved at the following hotels:

I Hotel

1900 South First Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-819-5000

Group Room Block Name: FSI 2018 (Code: FSI18)
Rate: $149.00 Deluxe King + 13% tax
Drop Date: 4/15/18

Amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi, hot breakfast, 24-hour shuttle to airport and bus/train station, parking, pool and hot tub

Illini Union Hotel

1401 West Green Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-333-1241

Group Room Block Code: fsi2018
Rate: $104 Full, $109 Queen or King + 13% tax
Drop Date: 4/15/18

Amenities: Complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast voucher, parking

Comfort Suites

2001 North Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Phone: 217-328-3500

Group Room Block Name: FSI - Faculty Summer Institute 2018
Rate: $109 Queen or King + 13% tax
Drop Date: 4/22/18

Amenities: Full Breakfast Buffet, Microwave, Refrigerator, Flat Screen TV with Full HD Cable, 24-hr Pool, Hot Tub, Fitness Center, Business Center, Wireless Internet & Printing, Safe, Iron & Hair Dryer

Transportation

Champaign-Urbana is conveniently located at the crossroads of Interstates I-57, I-74, and I-72, about a 2-3 hour drive from Chicago, Indianapolis, St. Louis, and Peoria.

Located in the heart of downtown Champaign, Illinois Terminal offers visitors a magnificent facility through which one can access intercity bus services, local mass transit, Amtrak trains, Greyhound and taxis. Spacious waiting areas, an on-site restaurant and gift shop make in between times fly by.

Peoria Charter Coach Company also offers daily bus trips between the Chicago area and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.