Lectures will take place in Room 1005 in Beckman
Frequently asked questions:
Q: What is the location where we will be staying?
A: Illinois Street Residence Hall: 918 West Illinois Street, Urbana, IL 61801; Telephone (217) 333-4640; link
Q: Is there a poster session for outside students?
A: Yes, there will be a poster session and competition, with great prizes. Please bring your posters with you to show off your research!
Q: Should I bring my laptop for the computer labs?
A: Yes, bringing your own laptop is highly recommended.
Q: Is lodging covered for the first Sunday and last Friday nights
A: Yes, rooms are reserved a night before and one after the school
Q: Is there a registration time or meeting on Sunday?
A: Check in is at any time on Sunday. There is no meeting planned for Sunday. Participants will pick up an information packet upon their arrival at the Residence Hall.
Q: Is there a website with general information?
A: This is where all pertinent information will be posted. We are continuously updating it.
Q: What is the closest airport?
A: UIUC Willard Airport is approximately 15 minutes from campus. The airport code is CMI.
Q: Will there be travel arrangements made from the airport?
A: No, you can take a taxi or a bus from the airport to the dorm.
Q: Is Lincolnland Express a good bus company to travel from Chicago to Urbana?
A: Yes, the Lincolnland Express is a good bus to take. The bus should drop you off in front of the dorm.
Q:How do we check in on our arrival?
A: Someone will be at the front desk to check you in.
Q: What is the rooming situation? If there are roommates, can I request one?
A: There will be two persons per room. It is possible to request a roommate- we’ll do our best to accommodate your request.
Q: Will I have access to internet?
A: Yes, you will have a temporary guest account so you can access the internet from May 24 through June 4.
Q: What should I budget for meals during the session? Are any meals provided?
A: Breakfast and lunch will be provided during the weekdays. You are responsible for all meals on the weekends and dinner during the week.
Q: Is there a good-bye reception on the last evening?
A: There will be a short “graduation” ceremony and good-bye reception Friday, June 4th. Diplomas will be distributed.