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Presby Hall




Local resources within walking distance (1 mile) of Presby Hall:

Grocery stores:

  • County Market, 331 Stoughton Sreet, Champaign (food and drug store)
  • Am-Ko, 101 E. Springfield Ave, Champaign (Asian grocery store)
  • Far East, 105 S. Fifth Street, Champaign (Asian grocery store)
  • World Harvest Foods, 519 E. University Ave, Champaign (International foods)
  • Mirsung Indian Fast Food and Groceries, 49 E. Green St, Champaign (Indian grocery store)

(For all of the stores listed above you may also take the 9B Brown bus.)

Halal Grocery & Restaurant

Pharmacy/Drug Stores:

  • Walgreens (without prescription medication), 407 E. Green St, Champaign
  • Walgreens (with prescription medication), 1509 S. Neil St, Champaign
  • CVS (with prescription medication), 107 W. Green St, Champaign


  • Chase ATMS are located on Daniel & Green Street
  • How to use an ATM:

Main Quad

Local Weather:
Click here to obtain information about the local weather.

Other Services:

  • US Post Office, 302 E. Green Street
  • Police Department, 1110 W. Springfield Ave, Urbana
  • Illini Union Bookstore, 809 S. Wright Street
  • Illini Union Tech Zone (computer repair and sales)

Bike and Car Rentals:

For those participants who wish to rent a bicycle or a car while they are in town, please see the following options. Champaign-Urbana is a small and very bike-friendly community. A car is not needed unless you wish to take a day trip over a free weekend.  If you do wish to rent a car, you may inquire as to a parking space at Preby Hall. Presby Hall also provides bike parking spaces.

Public Transportation:

Champaign-Urbana has a very good public transportation system. The 22 Illini Bus is free with a university ID card and stops at almost every corner on campus. Other buses will cost $1 for each ride. For more information on the bus system see:


We highly recommend using an internet service such as Skype to make international calls at low rates. You can sign up for Skype credit at any time and place inexpensive international phone calls from your computer. For more information see:

Participants will be receiving a Tracfone to use as a cell during their time here. The cell phone will come with a predetermined amount of minutes. Participants may purchase more minute cards at local stores. Participants will return the phone at the end of their stay.


Champaign-Urbana has a diversity of local and international dining options, many of which are located near the Presby Hall.

Click here for a list of local restaurants near campus.

Click here for a list of restaurants in Champaign.

Religious Organizations:

Click here for a comprehensive list of local congregations, religious organizations, places of worship, and organizations that provide services related to religion (Churches mostly)

    • Greek Orthodox Church:

Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church, 2010 Three Hierarchs Court, Champaign

    • Mosques:

Central Illinois Mosque & Islamic Center -CIMIC, 106 S. Lincoln, Urbana
Muslim American Society Urbana Champaign Chapter, 2011 Brownfield Rd., Urbana

    • Synagogues:

Sinai Temple (Judaism), 3104 W. Windsor Road, Champaign
Chabad Jewish Center, 614 W. California Ave, Urbana

    • Temples:

Hindu Temple Champaign, 2130 County Rd. 1000E, Champaign
Prairie Sangha of Urbana-Champaign (Buddhist), 1904 E. Main Str., Urbana
Prairie Zen Center, 515 S. Prospect, Champaign

Click here for an alternative list provided by the Chamber of Commerce