The downstate campus brought to you in downtown Chicago.

With more than 125,000 alumni and several hundred faculty and staff living and working in the Chicago area, we are your ILLINI home in Chicago. The Illini Center brings the presence of the University of Illinois at Urbana‚ÄźChampaign campus to Chicago by offering the amenities of the University in the convenience of the City. Whether you are planning a meeting, conducting training, or just need a place to call home for a day, our facilities offer you the best, most reasonably priced conference spaces in the City.