Travel and Accommodations

Information for 2021, subject to change.


For those flying into Chicago O’Hare (ORD) or Midway (MDW), you may prefer to use a shuttle service over car rental for the week. Having a car on campus is not necessary during the workshop.

Peoria Charter, offers regular shuttle service between Urbana and Chicago airports.


Dorm housing will be available on campus in the newly renovated Illinois Street Residence Halls.

Rates for 2022 are:

$55.75 per night for single occupancy ($223 for Sunday arrival and Thursday departure)
$36.25 per night for shared occupancy ($145 for Sunday arrival and Thursday departure)

Rooms come with pillow, bed linen, mattress, blanket, towels, and washcloths. ISR restrooms are “individual use;” private bathrooms with sink, toilet and shower that are shared with the others on the same floor. If you need an early arrival or late departure please let us know.


A meal plan is available with service provided in the Illinois Street Dining Center.

Breakfast and Lunch for Monday through Thursday is available for $65.

Due to the workshop schedule, dinner in the Dining Center is not practical. However there are many dining options within a few blocks’ radius.