Planning Your Trip
Things to Know for Planning Your Trip
Business or Smart Casual
Recommended Items to Bring
- Laptop for workshops (if possible)
- Layered clothing (conference rooms can be heavily air conditioned)
- Ideas, enthusiasm, innovations, dreams!
Directions and Travel
Champaign is about 140 miles south of Chicago, 120 miles west of Indianapolis, and 180 miles northeast of St. Loius. From Chicago, air, train, shuttle and automobile are all options.
Please see these websites for more information:
Restaurants and Sites:
I Hotel, Champaign
To book Your reservation, please call the hotel directly at 217-819-5000.
Hilton Garden Inn (about .8 miles from the I Hotel where sessions will be held)
Individuals may call the hotel direct at 217-352-9970 or the toll free reservations number 877-STAYHGI. You can also their website.
Hopkins Hall* (Dormitory about .7 miles from the I-Hotel at 1208 S. First Street
Champaign, IL 61820-6681)
The rates with tax are:
$32.60 per person per night for a shared room
$49.82 per person per night for a single room
The meal rates are: $9.21 for breakfast, $11.72 for lunch, $15.26 for dinner.
Individuals may contact University Housing to book a reservation in Hopkins Hall any time for stay all or part of June 21 to June 25. This is a hostel-style dormitory with a bathroom down the hall from rooms. Each room comes with bedding and towels; bring your own pillow and toiletries. Check-in is at Nugent Hall nearby and meals can be purchased for the Ikenberry Dining Hall. Only debit or credit card is accepted at the dining hall
Click here to reserve a room
Call (217) 333-1766 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.