Below is information on travel and locations near the Beckman Institute, which houses the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group. In addition to the sites below, visitors may wish to check the area weather forecast and campus and local visitor guides. Click here for the local time and date.

Travel to the TCBG

Location of TCBG:
Beckman Institute for Advanced Science & Technology
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
405 North Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
Tel: (217) 244-1176
Fax: (217) 333-2922
Local Airport: Willard Airport
Transport from Chicago<-->Urbana-Champaign
The Beckman website provides detailed driving directions and other travel information. Parking near TCBG requires paying for permits or using a parking meter; visitor options include day meter permits and a CashKey system. Long-term visitors may wish to contact the UIUC parking department about other permits. The Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District manages the local bus system and has many campus routes, and for walkers a campus map is here.

Accommodations near the TCBG

Hotels & Inns  
Illini Union Hotel
1401 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois, 61801
Phone: 217-333-3030 Fax: 217-333-0804
Hilton Garden Inn Champaign/Urbana
1501 S. Neil Street
Illinois, 61820
Phone: 217-352-9970
Eastland Suites Hotel and Conference Center
1907 N Cunningham
Illinois 61802
Reservations: 800-253-8331 or 217-367-8331
Lindley House/Sylvia's Irish Inn
312 West Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-384-4800
I Hotel and Conference Center
1900 S. First Street
Champaign, Illinois 61820
Phone: 217-819-5000
Fax: 217-819-5010
Hampton Inn
1200 W. University Avenue
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-337-1100
Fax: 217-337-1143
Holiday Inn Hotel & Conference Center
1001 Killarney Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: (217) 328-7900 or (800) 465-4329
Fax: (217) 328-7941
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites
1003 Killarney Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
(217) 328-0328 or (888) 465-4329
Fax: 217-328-2219
Marriott Courtyard
1811 Moreland Boulevard
Champaign, Illinois, 61820
Phone: (217) 355-0411 or (800) 321-2211
Fax: (217) 355-0411
Comfort Suites Urbana Illinois
2001 North Lincoln Avenue
Urbana, IL, US, 61801
Phone: (217) 328-3500
Fax: (217) 328-3700
Candlewood Suites
1917 Moreland Boulevard
Champaign, IL, 61822
Phone: (217) 398-1000
Fax: (217) 398-1010
University Housing  
Orchard Downs University Apartments
1841 Orchard Place
Urbana, Illinois  61801
Phone:  217-333-5656
Europa House (summers only)
802 W. Oregon Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-344-0074
Hendrick House
904 W. Green Street
Urbana, Illinois 61801
Phone: 217-365-8000
Further accommodations may be found by searching the listings provided by the Expedia and Hotels-Rates travel websites, or the websites of the campus and local newspapers. Restaurants near Beckman can be found here.

Click here for a map locating the TCBG, the above accommodations, and other travel-related sites.

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