2018 conference host

hotel information

Towneplace Suites Hotel

603 S. Sixth Street, Champaign IL, 61820


Call to reserve your room by March 6, 2018.

(217)344-1600 (mention Undergraduate Women in Economics Conference-UWEC2018) or book online HERE!


King Bed Studio - $159

Two Queen Beds - $159

**Must be 21 to check into hotel**


1900 S 1st St, Champaign, IL 61820

Should all rooms at the Towneplace Suites Hotel book, you can reserve at the I-Hotel and take the free shuttle to campus! 

Book your room online at www.stayatthei.com, click on the orange "attendee code" button and enter code UWECON18


Deluxe King and Spacious Two Queen- $189

Maps & Directions

From Willard Airport - Champaign/Savoy:

Uber from the airport to the Towneplace Suites Hotel.


From Midway Airport Chicago:

Option 1: Car rental to Towneplace Suites Hotel


Option 2: Peoria Charter from Midway to Urbana/Champaign with a stop at Altgeld Hall, then walk 4 mins to Towneplace Suites Hotel


Option 3: Amtrak:  Take uber from Midway airport to Union station, Chicago, then take Amtrak to Illinois Terminal, then uber to Towneplace Suites Hotel and vice-versa

From O’hare Airport Chicago:


Peoria Charter from International Terminal 5 Arrivals or Bus Shuttle Center to Altgeld Hall, than 4 minute walk to Towneplace Suites


From Chicago:


Amtrak:   Take uber from Midway airport to Union station, then take amtrak to Illinois Terminal, then uber to Towneplace Suites Hotel and vice-versa


From Indianapolis:

Bus: Greyhound bus

    Take a Greyhound bus from Indianapolis to Champaign for around $30 one-way



Rental car:

Rental cars that can be picked up at Indianapolis International Airport - via link to Expedia


Conference Mapping
While fine details are still being worked on, we plan for the conference to be located within a 5-8 minute walking distance from the TownePlace Suites. There is a front entrance from Green Street that will shave a minute off of your time as well.

Our Friday night networking dinner will be held in the Illini Union (about a 4 minute walk from the hotel), located at 1401 W Green St, Urbana, IL 61801.

Our Saturday programming will be taking place in Lincoln Hall. 

Sunday programming is still being decided.

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