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Travel Information

Interviews scheduled through SCS Career Services are held in Noyes Lab, 505 S. Mathews Avenue in Urbana. If you have other interviews scheduled with Engineering Career Services and would like to interview in DCL, please contact our office at (217) 333-1051.

Driving Directions to Noyes Lab

From I-74

  • Take Lincoln Avenue (exit 183) from I-74
  • Travel south on Lincoln Avenue to Green Street and turn right
  • Travel west on Green Street (approx. 1-1/2 blocks) and turn left onto Mathews Ave.
  • Noyes Lab is located on the right hand side of the street (2nd building from Green St.)
  • SCS Career Services is located within Noyes Lab on the southwest side in Room 105

 

From I-72

  • As you arrive in Champaign, I-72 becomes University Avenue
  • Follow University Avenue east approximately 5 miles to Lincoln Avenue and turn right
  • Travel south on Lincoln Avenue to Green Street and turn right
  • Travel west on Green Street (approx. 1-1/2 blocks) and turn left onto Mathews Ave.
  • Noyes Lab is located on the right hand side of the street (2nd building from Green St.)
  • SCS Career Services is located within Noyes Lab on the southwest side in Room 105

 

From I-57

  • Exit at the University Avenue exit and follow the directions from I-72

 

Parking Information

Metered parking

Metered parking is available throughout campus, including Mathews Avenue. All metered parking is $1.00 per hour. Parking on Mathews is $18 to reserve a meter in advance ($23 for late reservations) for a day. Please call the School of Chemical Sciences Career Services office at least 72 hours in advance during business hours at (217) 333-1051 to use this option.

Other options

The Illini Union Hotel and the Hampton Inn Hotel both offer complimentary parking to hotel guests, and are within a 5-minute walk and a 10-minute walk, respectively, to Noyes Lab. The I Hotel and Conference Center also offers free parking and a complimentary shuttle service to and from campus.

Hotels

SCS Career Services does not endorse any specific hotels. For a complete listing of local accommodations, please visit Champaign County Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Be sure to request the U of I RECRUITER rate for any of the hotels listed below.

Hampton Inn

1200 West University Avenue, Urbana
Reservations: (217) 337-1100

Amenities:
  • Located 4 blocks north of Noyes Lab
  • High-speed wireless internet access
  • Indoor pool, spa, and fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary hot breakfast

 

Hawthorn Suites

101 Trade Centre Drive, Champaign
Reservations: (217) 398-3400

Amenities:
  • Located 2 miles southwest of Noyes Lab
  • High-speed internet access
  • Indoor pool, hot tub, and fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary hot breakfast

 

Hilton Garden Inn

1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign
Reservations: (217) 383-0563

Amenities:
  • Located 2 miles southwest of Noyes Lab
  • High-speed internet access
  • Indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining and room service

 

Marriott TownePlace Suites Champaign

524 E. Green Street
Reservations: (217) 344-1600

Amenities:
  • 5 min walk from campus
  • On-site parking, $7/day
  • High speed internet access
  • Indoor pool and fitness center
  • Complimentary shuttle service upon request from Willard Airport

 

Holiday Inn

1001 Killarney Street, Urbana
Reservations: (217) 328-7900

Amenities:
  • Located 2 miles north of Noyes Lab
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from campus and Willard Airport
  • Free high-speed internet access
  • Indoor pool, spa, and fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining and room service

 

Holiday Inn Express

1003 Killarney Street, Urbana
Reservations: (217) 328-0328

Amenities:
  • Located 2 miles north of Noyes Lab
  • High-speed internet access
  • Indoor pool, whirlpool, and fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary hot breakfast

 

I Hotel and Conference Center

1900 South First Street, Champaign
Reservations: (217) 819-5484

Amenities:
  • Located 2.5 miles south of Noyes Lab
  • Complimentary shuttle service to and from campus, Willard Airport, and Illinois Terminal
  • High-speed internet access
  • Fitness center
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining and room service

 

Recruiters may now receive the University rate instead of the standard rate. Be sure to call (217) 819-5484 to make reservations and inform the guest services agent that you are in town for a recruiting event on campus and would like the University rate.

Illini Union Hotel

1401 West Green Street, Urbana
Reservations: (217) 333-1241

Amenities:
  • Located ½ block from Noyes Lab
  • High-speed wireless internet access
  • Exercise room
  • Free parking
  • Complimentary continental breakfast
  • Access to food court and cafes

 

Map of Urbana-Champaign with freeways and some hotels indicated

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Airports

The University of Illinois is serviced by the University of Illinois’ Willard Airport (CMI) and American Airlines. For flight information, visit their website.

Willard Airport is located approximately 5 miles southwest of campus. It offers a variety of transportation options, including a mass transit shuttle and taxi service.

Other major airports within a 160-mile radius of Champaign-Urbana include Chicago O’Hare (ORD), Chicago Midway (MDW), Bloomington (BMI), and Indianapolis (IND).

Car Rental

Onsite car rental is available at Willard Airport from the following providers:

Avis (217) 359-5442

Budget (217) 378-8584

Hertz (217) 359-5413

National (217) 359-5259

 

University of Illinois Visitor Information