Meeting Venue and Travel

Meeting Venue

The conference will take place at the Illini Union, on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois.

Illini Union
1401 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801 USA
Phone: 217-333-0691


The campus is located in Champaign, Illinois and is 135 miles (217 km) south of Chicago, 124 miles (200 km) west of Indianapolis, Indiana, and 178 miles (286 km) northeast of St. Louis, Missouri. To arrive in Champaign, you can chose one of the following four options.

  • It is best to fly into our regional airport, University of Illinois Willard Airport (CMI), using American Airlines or United Airlines. The campus is less than a 10 minute cab ride from the airport. You can also use Uber or Lyft from the CMI airport.
  • Fly into one of the major airports in Chicago (O'Hare International Airport or Chicago Midway International Airport) and a 2.5 hour drive or a 3 hour shuttle bus ride (Peoria Charter or Illini Shuttle).
  • Fly into Indianapolis International Airport, and a 2 hour drive.
  • Fly into Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI) in Bloomington, Illinois using Delta Airlines or American Airlines, and drive 1 hour.

    Parking Information

    If you are arriving at Illini Union with a rental car, you can obtain a parking permit at the front desk of Illini Union. You can park it on the east side of Illini Union, lot D-10.

    You will need to park your vehicle at VISITOR PARKING.
    A permit is required to park in university lots 6:00 am - 5:00 pm.
    Most university lots are open to park without a permit from 5:00 pm - 2:00 am.
    Visitor parking is available at meters on university streets and drives and in designated campus lots and parking garages.
    Visitors must pay the established meter fee.

    Parking Services
    Monday - Friday
    8:30am - 5:00pm

    Location Information
    1201 W University Avenue
    Urbana, IL 61801