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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, 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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