Illinois Engineering On the Road:
Illini Days Chicago
On the Road: Illini Days Chicago
Join fellow Illinois Engineering alumni and friends at the Illini Center in downtown Chicago for a great meal and stimulating conversation. As part of campus-wide Illini Days activities, don’t miss this opportunity to catch up on everything that’s happening in the College!
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
11:30 AM – Networking
12:00 PM – Lunch served
12:45 PM – Program begins
1:15 PM – Continued networking
Illinois Room, 4th Floor
200 S. Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
$20 per person
The Center is located just two blocks from the Quincy brown line stop on the ‘El’ train and near several bus stops. For Metra users, Union Station is just across the river and Ogilvie Transportation Center is two blocks away. Union Station also services Amtrak trains and Megabus.
From the west, follow the Eisenhower Expressway (290) east into town, where it becomes Congress Avenue. Exit Wacker Drive and follow the signs that read Upper Wacker Drive. You will be driving north. The Illini Center will be on your left just before Adams Street.
From the south, follow the Kennedy Expressway (90/94) west and exit on Monroe Street. Turn right (east) on Monroe and follow it to Wacker Drive and turn right (south). The Illini Center will be on your right just after Adams Street.
From the north, follow the Kennedy Expressway (90/94) south and exit on Jackson Street. Turn left (east) on Jackson and follow it to Wacker Drive and turn left (north). The Illini Center will be on your left just before Adams Street.
Three convenient parking garages are located near the Center:
- Willis (formerly Sears) Tower Self Park: entrance located on Adams Street between Franklin and Wells Streets.
- Union Station Self Park: entrance located on Clinton Street between
Jackson and Van Buren.
- Interpark Self Park: entrance located on Wells & Franklin.
For questions or to request disability-related accommodations, please contact the College of Engineering Office of Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org or (217) 244-2364.