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 folloing hotels:

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

Group Room Block Name: FSI 2017 (Code: FSI17)
Rate: $129.00 Deluxe King or Double Queen + 13% tax
Drop Date: 4/22/17

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

More details will be posted soon; please check back.

 

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham
101 Trade Centre Drive
Champaign, IL 61820
Phone: 217-398-3400

Group Room Block Name: Faculty Summer Institute / FSI
Rates: $94.99 King + 13% tax, $99.99 Double + 13% tax
Drop Date: 4/22/17

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

 

A list of additional hotel options can be found on the Visit Champaign County website.

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.