Travel and Accommodations

When to Arrive/Depart

Sunday, July 7: Dorm checkin will begin at 1:00pm and Workshop sessions begin at 2:30pm

Saturday, July 13: Workshop sessions end at noon.

*Participants attending the level 2 certification pilot will be asked to attend meetings beginning at noon on July 7 and ending at 2:00pm on July 13.

Download the 2019 tentative schedule HERE.


—Directions to Campus
—Campus Map

If you fly into Champaign-Willard Airport (CMI), there is taxi service available to take you to the residence hall.

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 (2019)

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

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

Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall
906 West College Court
Urbana, IL 61801

  • Double Occupancy Room (check in July 7; check out July 13): $186 total
  • Single Occupancy Room (check in July 7; check out July 13): $282 total

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

Meals (2019)

Meals will be available through the PAR 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.

To purchase meals in advance, please select the option on the registration form.  The full available meal plan will cost $135 and includes all meals from Sunday Dinner through Saturday Breakfast, except Friday Dinner. A Breakfast and Lunch only option is also available ($81).

All participants are invited to enjoy the festive Friday evening Dinner Party at a local restaurant (TBA).

Restaurants nearby

Questions? – Contact Us