Travel and Accommodations


Getting to Champaign-Urbana
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If you fly into Champaign-Willard Airport (CMI), there is taxi service available to take you to Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls (PAR)

For those flying into Chicago O’Hare (ORD) or Midway (MDW), shuttle service to Urbana is available through Peoria Charter. Having a car on campus is not necessary during the workshop.

Housing (2018 information)

Housing is not included in tuition. The following housing options are available:

Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall (PAR) dormitory is the home base for the conference. To register for housing at PAR, please select your preferred option on the application form.

  • Double Occupancy Room (check in July 22; check out July 28): $196 total
  • Single Occupancy Room (check in July 22; check out July 28): $299 total

Early arrival and late departures may be arranged. Contact us to make arrangements.

Off-campus options are available if you prefer; the School of Music is on the Urbana side of campus.

Meals (for 2018, subject to change)

Meals will also be available through the Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Dining Hall at the rates below if ordered in advance. Meals may be purchased on site at the PAR front desk, but the price will be higher.  Please note that 3 meals/day are offered during the weekdays.

To purchase meals in advance, please select the option on the registration form.  The full available meal plan will cost $150 and includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the weekdays (July 23-27).

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