Skip to main content
Let us find a venue for you, free.Complete this form and we'll send your request to the venues that match your requirements, free.
Search for Venues

Find a Venue

Home > Illinois > University of Illinois Conferences & Special Events

University of Illinois Conferences & Special Events

Availability

All Available Months are Listed Below
janfebmarapr
mayjunjulaug
sepoctnovdec
Visit WebsiteContact InfoAvailability
address

Our Neighborhood

Javascript is required to view this map.

300 Clark Hall
1203 S Fourth St

Champaign, Illinois 61820

Get a Quote

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1800
Meeting
Rooms:36
Maximum
Overnight:5700
  • Bousfield Residence Hall Video Tour
  • Nugent Residence Hall Video Tour
  • Wassaja Residence Hall Video Tour
  • Illinois Street Residence Hall Video Tour
  • Florida Avenue Residence Hall Video Tour
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall Video Tour
  • Student Dining and Residential Programs BuildingStudent Dining and Residential Programs Building
  • Illinois Street Residence HallsIllinois Street Residence Halls
  • Nugent Residence HallNugent Residence Hall
  • Florida Avenue Residence HallsFlorida Avenue Residence Halls
  • Sherman Residence HallSherman Residence Hall
  • Wassaja Residence HallWassaja Residence Hall
  • Student Dining And Residential Programs BuildingStudent Dining And Residential Programs Building
  • Alma MaterAlma Mater
  • University Of Illinois QuadUniversity Of Illinois Quad
  • Foellinger AuditoriumFoellinger Auditorium
  • Illini UnionIllini Union
  • Ikenberry Dining CenterIkenberry Dining Center
  • Ikenberry Dining CenterIkenberry Dining Center
  • Illini Union Banquet SetupIllini Union Banquet Setup
  • 57 North 57 North
  • SDRP Multipurpose RoomSDRP Multipurpose Room
  • SDRP Learning CommonsSDRP Learning Commons
  • Florida Avenue Residence Hall ClassroomFlorida Avenue Residence Hall Classroom
  • Florida Avenue Residence Hall PagodaFlorida Avenue Residence Hall Pagoda
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall
  • Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall Dining HallPennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall Dining Hall

About

About University of Illinois Conferences & Special Events

Beautiful 1400 acre campus located just 2.5 hours south of Chicago, 2 hours west of Indianapolis and 3 hours northeast of St. Louis. Your special Champaign event deserves special attention, which makes the University of Illinois the perfect fit. The dedicated University of Illinois conference staff is committed to providing excellent service, and our friendly, attentive experts will ensure that your conference, seminar, or camp goes as smoothly as possible. We look forward to assisting you with planning and hosting your unique event at our unique Champaign conference and event space. Watch the video above to learn more about the many attributes that make the University of Illinois the premier Champaign event venue for so many different gatherings.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Chicago - 140
Indianapolis - 125
St. Louis - 180

:
Willard Airport - 10 minutes


Bus


Onsite: Yes Fee

CATERING
Multiple residential dining venues are open throughout the summer. Full catering menu also available.


In-House CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
Biking
Hiking
Running
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1800 Attendees


36 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 1375 | Classroom Style 300

TECHNOLOGY
Choose from technologically advanced meeting rooms or classrooms. A range of audiovisual equipment is also available.

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

5700 Overnight Guests


Residence Halls


Semi-Private, Suite Style, and Shared Bathrooms

Get a Quote

Accommodations

Accommodations

5700
Total Number of
Overnight Guests


Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | 670 rooms | 1300 beds | image
Florida Avenue Residence Hall

Florida Avenue Residence Hall website:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/florida-avenue
Room Types Available: Singles and Doubles

Florida Avenue Residence Hall Floor Plans:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/florida-avenue/floor-plans
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 230 rooms | 465 beds
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 190 rooms | 460 beds | image
Bousfield Residence Hall

Bousfield Residence Hall has single rooms with private bathrooms (ADA), single room suites with a shared bathroom (four single bedrooms with one bathroom and a common living space), double room suites with a shared bathroom (two double rooms adjoined by a shared bathroom).

Bousfield Residence Hall:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/bousfield

Bousfield Residence Hall Floor Plans:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/bousfield/floor-plans
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 230 rooms | 460 beds | floorplan
Hopkins Residence Hall - double room
| image
Hopkins Residence Hall

Hopkins Residence Hall website:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/hopkins
Doubles are available in this hall

Hopkins Residence Hall Floor Plans:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/hopkins/floor-plans
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 220 rooms | 450 beds
Snyder Residence Hall website:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/snyder
Doubles are available in this hall

Snyder Residence Hall Floor Plans:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/snyder/floor-plans
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 215 rooms | 450 beds
Weston Residence Hall website:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/living-learning-communities/weston-exploration  
Doubles are available in this hall

Weston Residene Hall Floor Plans:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/living-learning-communities/weston-exploration/facility-info

 


A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 215 rooms | 440 beds | image
Scott Residence Hall

Scott Residence Hall website:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/scott
  Doubles are available in this hall.

Scott Residence Hall Floor Plans:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/scott/floor-plans
A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 205 rooms | 420 beds | image
Nugent Residence HAll

New, LEED Silver certified, accommodations located in Champaign, on west side of campus connected to the Student Dining and Residential Progams Building near the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC).
Nugent Hall Website:
http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/nugent
Room Types Available: Singles and Doubles

Nugent Hall Floor Plans: http://www.housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/nugent/floor-plans
 

A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Residence Halls | 480 rooms | 945 beds | image

Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall has double rooms with both shared and communal bathrooms. 

Sherman Hall website:
http://housing.illinois.edu/living-options/residence-halls/undergraduate-halls/pennsylvania-avenue

Sherman Hall Floor Plans:
http://housing.illinois.edu/Living-Options/Residence-Halls/Undergraduate-Halls/Pennsylvania-Avenue/floor-plans
A/C This accommodation has A/C

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
Biking
Biking
Hiking
Hiking
Running
Running
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Overnight Accommodations
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
1800
Overall
300
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
| image
Bousfield Residence Hall - Centennial Lounge

Main lounge near the entrances of the residence hall. There are computers and a printer available in this lounge as well as a cable television.
| image
Bousfield Residence Hall - Recreation Room

Comfortable lounge room filled with items perfect for evening recreation and relaxation. Room includes comfortable couches, a foosball table, dry erase boards, and a projector and screen.  There is also a small kitchenette available in this lounge.
| image
Bousfield Residence Hall - Multipurpose Room

Open space that is ideal for a classroom or a meeting space, also frequently used as a dining space for catered banquets. The multipurpose room includes a dry erase board and a built-in projector and screen.
| image
Florida Avenue Multi-Purpose Room

Can be divided into two (2) separate rooms. Room includes a ramp on one side, and a microphone jack and screen on the other side with a raised stage and steps on both sides. Wide open space can be used for dances, talent shows, meeting spaces, classes and group activities. Capacity of room ranges from 80 to 140 people, based on the setup.
| image
Florida Avenue - Oglesby Lounge

Large first floor lounge that is ideal for check-ins and groups up to 130 people. A piano is located in the room and available for rental use. Please contact the front desk to rent the piano. Great lounge for quiet relaxation.
| image
Florida Avenue - Trelease Lounge

Large first floor lounge that is ideal for check-ins and groups up to 120 people. This location includes a TV and couches that are great for a period of relaxation and recreation for your conference.
| image
Florida Avenue Residence Hall - Aerobics Room

Mirrors on one side of the room give this room its name. A large, open-carpeted space that is great for classroom utilization or for group recreation.
| image
Florida Avenue Residence Hall - Classroom 5

Comfortable meeting room that is perfect as a meeting space for your group or for a classroom set up. The classroom layout includes white boards for presentations and a projector screen. Can seat 24-30 individuals comfortably.
| image
Florida Avenue Oglesby Pagoda

A bright and open dining room surrounded by windows to provide a beautiful view of your surroundings. The pagoda is an ideal space for banquets or catered events for up to 130 people.
| image
Florida Avenue Residence Hall - Trelease Pagoda

A bright and open dining room surrounded by windows to provide a beautiful view of your surroundings. The pagoda is an ideal space for banquets or catered events for up to 130 people.
| image
Hopkins Residence Hall - Main Lounge

Large first floor lounge that is ideal for check-ins and groups up to 100 people. A piano is located in the room and available for rental use.
| image
Nugent Hall - Main Lounge 1111a

Comfortable lounge room with a flat screen television and comfortable chairs. Great place to relax.
| image
Nugent Residence Hall - Beckwith Lounge

Comfortable lounge room with a flat screen television and comfortable chairs. This lounge is able to accommodate persons with disabilities.
| image
A Medium size room with a whiteboard, couches, and tables.

The study lounge is perfect for a small meeting or study session. This space comfortably seats up to 15 individuals.
| image
Nugent Residence Hall - Conference Room

Perfect meeting space for a classroom or breakout location. The room is furnished with built in A/V equipment and dry erase boards.
| image
Nugent Hall - Multipurpuse Room 1101A

The multi-purpose room has a white board, DVD player, projector, and screen available for use. Wide open space can be used for a meeting space, classrooms and group activities. Capacity of room ranges from 16 to 40 people, based on the setup.
| image

This is a lounge within the Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls with ping pong tables, bar stools, vending machines and pool tables. 
| image
PAR - Floor Lounges

There are floor lounges on each floor of PAR buildings with a capacity of 10. 
| image
PAR Conference Room 111B

This room has a conference table and can seat up to 30 people. This room also includes an upright piano.
| image
PAR Conference Room 117

This room includes 2 white boards, 2 power towers, a projector and screen, a sound system and has a capacity of 30.
| image
PAR - Saunders Lounge 131

This room has a white board, a projector and screen, a sound system, a TV and has a capacity of 80.
| image
PAR Conference Room 111A

This is a lounge that has a capacity of up to 80 people with lecture style seating in the Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Halls. There are many different set ups for this room including banquet style, classroom, conference style, and more. 
| image
Scott Residence Hall - Main Lounge

Large first floor lounge that is ideal for check-ins and group gatherings. A piano is located in the room and available for rental use.
| image
Student Dining and Residential Programs Building Multipurpose Rooms

These large versatile multi-purpose rooms can be combined to host large group meetings or be broken down into three (3) separate meeting spaces. Conveniently located in the Student Dining and Residential Programs Building.
| image
SDRP - Seminar Room 2003

Conveniently located in the Student Dining and Residential Programs Building, this space is furnished with built in A/V equipment and dry erase boards. Garner Seminar room has a wide variety of useful setup options to meet event planner needs.
| image

The room includes a TV with HDMI hook up and WiFi.
| image

The room includes a TV, WiFi, a network connection, projection screen and dry erase board.
| image

The room includes a TV with HDMI hook up, WiFi and a ping pong table.
| image
SDRP - Seminar Room 2009

A perfect meeting space or breakout spot for any conference located in the Student Dining and Residential Programs Building. This space is furnished with built in A/V equipment and dry erase boards.
| image
SDRP - Seminar Room 2005

A perfect size meeting space for a classroom or breakout location. This space is conveniently located in the Student Dining and Residential Programs Building. The room is furnished with built in A/V equipment and dry erase boards.
| image
SDRP - Seminar Room 2050

A perfect meeting space or breakout spot for any conference located in the Student Dining and Residential Programs Building. This space is furnished with built in A/V equipment and dry erase boards.
| image
SDRP -  Meeting Room 2052

This space is ideal for any smaller meeting, furnished with a conference table, comfortable meeting room chairs, built in A/V equipment and dry erase boards.
| image
Weston Residence Hall - Main Lounge

Large first floor lounge that is ideal for check-ins and groups up to 40 people. A piano is located in the room and available for rental use. There is also a lounge TV available for use. 
| image
Weston Residence Hall - Floor Lounge

Located on each residence floor, the lounge room is a perfect breakout room for a relaxing conversation between you and your group, or for meetings of small groups of 5-10 people.
| image
Weston Residence Hall - Classroom

Can be divided into three (3) separate rooms. Comfortable meeting room that is perfect as a meeting space for your group or for a classroom set up. Ideal positioning for chairs provides a capacity of 30-100 individuals depending on the set up.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
YES


Catering
Multiple residential dining venues are open throughout the summer. Full catering menu also available.
Dining Options
| Seating Capacity: 1200 | menu | image
Ikenberry Dining Center

  • Conveniently located within the Student Dining and Residential Programs Building in Champaign on the west side of campus, Ikenberry Dining Center is versatile in hosting large events as well as smaller venues. With a diverse menu to choose from, event planners can work closely with our on site dietician to accomodate all their dining needs.
  • Wide selection of all-American favorites, including a make-your-own salad and sandwich bar.
  • Has a second level private dining area that can be used for overflow seating or for catered events.
  • Accommodating of special dietary or nutritional needs. The Conferences and Special Events office can provide you with a dietary needs form that participants can complete and return to us for review by the University Dining Registered Dietician.
  • General Information: http://housing.illinois.edu/conferences/guest-services/dining-and-catering
  • Menus: http://www.housing.illinois.edu/Dining/Menus/Dining-Halls
| Seating Capacity: 626 | menu | image
Florida Avenue Dining Hall

  • Wide selection of all-American favorites, including a make-your-own salad and sandwich bar.
  • Has two private dining areas that can be used for overflow seating or for catered events.
  • Accommodating of special dietary or nutritional needs. The Conferences and Special Events office can provide you with a dietary needs form that participants can complete and return to us for review by the University Dining Registered Dietician.
  • General Information: http://housing.illinois.edu/conferences/guest-services/dining-and-catering
  • Menus: http://www.housing.illinois.edu/Dining/Menus/Dining-Halls
| Seating Capacity: 530 | menu | image
Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall Dining Hall

  • Conveniently located in Urbana on the East side of campus. The Pennsylvania Avenue Residence Hall Dining Center is versatile in hosting large events as well as smaller venues. 
  • With a diverse menu to choose from, event planners can work closely with our on site dietician to accommodate all their dining needs.
  • Wide selection of all-American favorites, including a make-your-own salad and sandwich bar.
  • Accommodating of special dietary or nutritional needs. The Conferences and Special Events office can provide you with a dietary needs form that participants can complete and return to us for review by the University Dining Registered Dietician.
  • Menues: http://www.housing.illinois.edu/Dining/Menus/Dining-Halls​

Location

Location + Transportation

Javascript is required to view this map.
Nearby Airport
Willard Airport - 10 minutes
Nearby Cities
Chicago - 140 miles | Indianapolis - 125 miles | St. Louis - 180
Transportation + Parking
Bus
Onsite Parking

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
| website
Located on the South West side of campus, the Activities and Recreation Center (ARC) houses 340,000 square feet of athletic activity. Some amenities include: 35-foot climbing wall, two 50-meter swimming pools, 4 gymnasiums, and hundreds of machines and weights.
| website
Located on the East side of campus, the Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE) houses 110,000 square feet of athletic activity. Some amenities include: an aquatic center, a 3-court gymnasium, 2 multi-purpose rooms, and free weights and machines.
| website
Located on the lower level of the Illini Union, the Illini Rec Room features 14 bowling lanes with cosmic bowling available and 12 billiard tables.
| website
The second largest general fine art museum in the state of Illinois, the Krannert Art Museum offers free admission to the public as they explore the museum's exhibitions and events.
| website
The William R. and Clarice V. Spurlock Museum of World Cultures is a regional center for cultural and archaeological collections from throughout history and across the globe. The Spurlock Museum's 9 permanent exhibits represent historical and contemporary peoples from around the world.

Services

Services

Services

Our team can provide you with expert assistance in planning, coordinating, and managing your meetings to ensure success!

A/V equipment available in larger meeting rooms with staff on site to assist with set up.

Available for reservations. Conveniently located and can handle your business needs including scanning and printing.

Our friendly and helpful staff members are available at the area residence hall desk 24 hours a day, seven days a week to assist you during your stay. The area desk services provided for guests include linen exchange, message taking, and information on the campus and community.

Complimentary wireless internet access is available in student rooms and common areas.  

Complimentary use of on site washing machines and dryers is available. Please contact the area desk for the location of the laundry room in your specific hall.

If you need to have something sent to you please contact us for the correct mailing address. 

If your conference provides linen service, daily towel exchange is available at the area desk. Our area desk also has additional blankets and pillows available at the request of the guest.

Unique restaurants, local shops, and scenic parks can be found in the quaint, historic streets of Urbana, while the dynamic city of Champaign is home to nationally known restaurants, malls, movie theaters and sporting arenas. If you’re looking for a cultural getaway, the Krannert Art Museum boasts a permanent collection of 9,000 pieces of art, while the Spurlock Museum houses approximately 42.000 historical world artifacts. If sports are your passion, we can arrange access to any of the University’s recreational facilities, such as tennis courts, basketball courts, sand volleyball courts, swimming pools, soccer fields, or gyms.

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
Choose from technologically advanced meeting rooms or classrooms. A range of audiovisual equipment is also available.
Technology

Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in all residence halls and campus buildings. 



Talk to a Venue Specialist: 1-877-244-6110