The 2015 TCIPG Summer School will take place at the Q Center, an executive retreat center in St. Charles, Illinois. Located on a 95-acre wooded property on the Fox River, the Q Center is just a 45-minute drive from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.

A limited number of on-site rooms are available at the Q Center. Participants are encouraged to secure their on-site accommodations using the Q Center reservation portal provided for this event. Participants lodging at the Q Center will be provided breakfast, lunch, and dinner during their stay. Lunch will be provided for commuters and participants choosing off-site lodging accommodations. Other meals offered for a fee.

Click here to go to Q Center Reservation Portal.Q Center Rates/Reservations:
Room Block/Rate Guarantee Deadline: May 22
Can keep checking after May 22, but rooms may not
be available. Also see info below about room block at Hilton Garden Inn (expires after May 28).

Rate: $169/night plus taxes for an Executive Room, single occupancy. Includes one queen-sized bed. Please also see FAQs for more information.

Day Pass: If you are lodging off-site, you will need to reserve a Q Center Day Pass (no fee/credit card required). Day Pass reservations must be made by June 8.

Access Code: the Q Center lodging reservation portal will request an access code that will be provided to you with your paid registration (confirmation screen and confirmation email). Contact csoliday@illinois.edu with questions about access codes.

Q Center lodging includes three meals per day in Q dining rooms; access to Q Center’s Recreation Areas/Equipment, Fitness Center, and some amenities/activities at no additional charge. Others are available for a nominal fee. Visit the Q Center Guest Services for more information.

Government Rate (NOW FULL): We have secured a limited number of rooms at a government rate. Those seeking a government room rate should first contact Cheri Soliday at csoliday@illinois.edu before making reservations with the Q Center. Thank you.

Reservation Deadline: Rooms must be reserved by May 22, 2015 via the Q Center reservation portal. Day Pass reservations must be made by June 8 via the Q Center reservation portal. A credit card will be required to secure a room reservation (but not for a Day Pass). Scholarship applicants should not try to secure a room at this time and should wait until further direction provided in notification letters.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Due to limited availability of Q Center lodging, all Q Center lodging or Day Pass reservations for the TCIPG Summer School must be supported by an accompanying summer school registration. Those not supported by a summer school registration after May 16, 2015 are subject to cancellation.

Cancellation Deadline/Policy for Q Center Lodging: No shows and cancellations after May 17, 2015 will be charged the full amount of the reservation.

Hilton Garden Inn Room Block
Online Reservation Portal
Phone Number: 630-584-0700
Block Name: TCIPG University of IL Urbana Training
Deadline: May 28. Block/Rate Not Guaranteed after May 28, though you can call and inquire.
**IMPORTANT**: if staying at Hilton Garden Inn or other local hotel, also be sure to reserve a Day Pass with Q Center using the Q Center reservation link above. Access Code was provided with your registration confirmation/