While lodging is the responsibility/expense of each attendee, we have compiled a list of local hotels who have offered reduced rates, but there are many more to choose from depending on how close you want to be to the campus and the type of accommodations you are looking for. These reduced rates are valid the day prior to the event start date through the day after the event concludes. If you need to stay longer, please contact the hotel directly to request an extension.

I need lodging

Several hotels are available within the Champaign-Urbana community, but we have arranged a discount and a block of rooms at the Illini Union Hotel on campus.

Illini Union Hotel (1401 West Green Street, Champaign, IL 61821); Discounted rate approximately $140 per night plus taxes for two Full beds or Queens (15 rooms blocked at this rate); includes $5 food court voucher and $1 coffee when you bring your own cup

  • First register for the event and you will be sent the discount code
  • To make reservations online: go to https://illiniunionhotel.illinois.edu/ and enter your dates and click on the “Enter it now” to add the booking code and click on update. Scroll down until you see rooms available.
  • To make reservations by phone 217-333-1241: Guests will need to ask for the group code and give the dates.

Volunteer Hosts

If you are looking for a local host or are willing to host, please let me know so that I can connect you.