Travel and Accommodations


Getting to Champaign-Urbana
Campus Map

If you fly into Champaign-Willard Airport (CMI), there is taxi service available to take you to Illinois Street Residence Halls (ISR)

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

Illini Shuttle
Peoria Charter


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

Illinois Street Residence Hall (ISR); dormitory within walking distance.  To register for housing at ISR, please select your preferred option on the application form.

  • Double Occupancy Room (check in June 23; check out June 28): $165 total
  • Single Occupancy Room (check in June 23; check out June 28): $250 total

Early arrival (June 22) and Late departure (June 29) is also available at the same nightly rates. 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 will also be available through the Illinois Street Residence Dining Hall at the rates below if ordered in advance. Meals may be purchased on site at the ISR front desk, but the price will be higher.  Please note that 3 meals/day are offered during the weekdays.  The weekend dorm meal schedule is reduced.

To purchase meals in advance, please select the option on the registration form.  The full available meal plan will cost $100 and includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the weekdays (June 23, 26, 27, 28).  The weekend meal schedule includes breakfast and lunch on June 24, and dinner only on June 25.

Restaurants nearby