Visit

We’re at the intersection of access and excellence.

 

At the crossroads between Chicago, St. Louis, and Indianapolis, The University of Illinois College of Business is surrounded by a variety of accommodations, dining experiences and entertainment. Your Recruiting Specialist can provide additional assistance.

 

Planning an EventOn-Campus Interview DayAccommodations

We look forward to welcoming you during your visit. In addition to providing this logistical information, should you need any assistance during your visit, please don’t hesitate to contact your Recruiting Specialist.

Reserving Space

Rooms in the Business Instructional Facility can be requested for your next recruiting event or information session. Please click here for more information.

Catering

While you have many options to choose from in the Urbana-Champaign area, the most convenient is Espresso Royale, the preferred vendor for the Business Instructional Facility and Wohlers Hall, located on the ground level of the Business Instructional Facility.

Catering Menu
Catering Packages
Order Form

Arriving

Business Instructional Facility (BIF)
515 East Gregory Drive (corner of Sixth & Gregory streets)
Champaign, IL 61820 – Campus Map

Parking

Parking policies vary by event.

  • If you are coming for on-campus interviews in BIF, you have several options:
    • Purchase hangtags through the campus parking department.  Hangtags can be mailed to you or you may purchase them in person.
    • Set up a Pay by Phone accounts for use at meters.  This service works at most meters around BIF.  It is quick and easy to set up and corporate accounts are allowed as well.
    • Pay the silver U of I meters with change ($1/hour)
    • Take advantage of local hotels offering free shuttle service to campus (Comfort Suites, Hyatt Place, iHotel).  The Illini Union hotel does not have a shuttle service but is within walking distance of BIF.
  • For information sessions, parking around BIF is generally free in the evenings. The permit lot directly west of BIF is free after 5pm and the meters along Sixth Street, on the east side of BIF, are free after 6pm.
  • For workshops and other special events, contact our Recruiting Specialists.

AV

Standard AV equipment, including a computer, is available for you to use. Please arrive approximately 15 minutes prior to your start time and our staff will assist you in getting everything set up.

Housekeeping

Please clean up afterwards! Furniture cannot be taken out any of the rooms in BIF. Once the event is finished, all tables and chairs should be returned to their standard setup.

 

We look forward to welcoming you during your visit. In addition to providing this logistical information, should you need any assistance during your visit, please don’t hesitate to contact your Recruiting Specialist.

Arriving

Business Instructional Facility (BIF)
515 East Gregory Drive (corner of Sixth & Gregory streets)
Champaign, IL 61820 – Campus Map

Parking

  • For on-campus interviews in BIF, you have several options:
    • Purchase hangtags through the campus parking department.  Hangtags can be mailed to you or you may purchase them in person.
    • Set up a Pay by Phone accounts for use at meters.  This service works at most meters around BIF.  It is quick and easy to set up and corporate accounts are allowed as well.
    • Pay the silver U of I meters with change ($1/hour)
    • Take advantage of local hotels offering free shuttle service to campus (Comfort Suites, Hyatt Place, iHotel).  The Illini Union hotel does not have a shuttle service but is within walking distance of BIF.
  • Please note that campus parking does fill quickly, so your best chance to find an unoccupied meter close to the building is to arrive prior to 8:15 am.
  • Please note that there is a possibility that you will have to walk a few blocks from your parking space.

Check-In

  • Once you have arrived, and parked if applicable, please check-in at Interview Suite 1033. All interviewers and greeters must check-in at the desk.
  • Your interview schedule will be emailed in advance. Upon check-in, you may request your schedule and resume packet to be printed, if needed.

Lunch

  • BCS will provide boxed lunches for all company interviewers and greeters.
  • You will be asked to place your order upon check-in. If you do not notify the check-in desk by 9:45 am, we will assume that you have made alternative arrangements and do not require a boxed lunch.
  • You may pick up your lunch in the recruiter break room, located in the first floor interview suite, any time after 11:30 am.
  • Coffee, water, and soda will be available throughout the day in the recruiter break room.

Space

  • The interview room number listed on your interview schedule in Handshake will not be your actual room number. All recruiters should check-in at Interview Suite 1033 and will be provided with the actual interview room number.
  • Interviews may be held on the first, second, or third floor of BIF.
  • Students will be advised to not go directly to the interview room. They will be instructed to wait in the lobby area closest to the interview room until the interviewer calls them in.
  • The interview rooms are reserved by other groups for evening use and are available for interviews until 5:00 pm. Please see the receptionist in Room 1033 if you need work space after 5:00 pm.
  • Greeting space, dependent upon availability, will be located in the atrium. Please contact your Recruiting Specialist at least one week prior to your interviews to request space and check availability.

Check-Out

  • Once you have concluded your interviews, please complete the check-out form, provided in the interview room upon arrival, and return it to Interview Suite 1033.
  • If you need work space for recruiters after 5:00 pm, the interview rooms will not be available, but you may use the BIF atrium.