Directions + Parking
Krannert Center is located at 500 South Goodwin Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801. Situated near the eastern edge of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, the Center is bordered by Goodwin Avenue on the west, Gregory Street on the east, Oregon Street on the south, and Illinois Street on the north.
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From I-74: Take the Lincoln Avenue exit. Head south on Lincoln Avenue, crossing Bradley Avenue, University Avenue, Springfield Avenue, and Green Street. Turn right on Illinois Street (one block south of Green), which borders Krannert Center on its north side, or turn right on Oregon Street (three blocks south of Green), which borders the Center on its south side. Krannert Center is one block west of Lincoln Avenue.
From I-57: If you're coming from the north, exit I-57 at I-74 heading east, then follow the above directions from I-74. If you're coming from the south, exit I-57 at Curtis Road. Head east on Curtis to Neil Street and turn left (or north). Turn right (or east) on Windsor Road, and then left (or north) on Lincoln Avenue. Follow Lincoln Avenue north past Florida Avenue to Oregon Street. Turn left on Oregon Street, which borders Krannert Center on its south side, or turn left on Illinois Street, which borders the Center on its north side. Krannert Center is one block west of Lincoln Avenue.
Parking is free in Krannert Center’s underground garages in the evenings after 5pm and all day on weekends. Overflow parking is available in University lots D1 north of Illinois Street, and D9 at the corner of Illinois Street and Lincoln Avenue. Permits are required before 5pm on weekdays in all University lots. Courtesy winter hours for Krannert Center’s garages allow free parking after 4pm beginning on the date that Daylight Saving Time ends in the fall until the return of Daylight Saving Time in the spring, as well as all day on weekends. For more information about parking rules and regulations, please contact the Parking Department at 217.333.3530.
Krannert Center's parking garages can be accessed from the north side off Illinois Street or the south side off Oregon Street. All four garages connect through tunnels under the east end of the building. Before 5pm on weekdays, free 30-minute parking spots are available in the lower south garage (green), and meters are available in both north garages (orange and yellow). Accessible parking spaces are available on all levels of Krannert Center’s underground garages. Spaces with meters require payment even if accessible plates or hangtags are displayed.
The north elevator connected to the Orange and Yellow parking garages off of Illinois Street will be out of service from May 25 through August 25 for required maintenance and upgrades. The south elevator connected to the Blue and Green parking garages off of Oregon Street will remain operational. If the temporary closure of the north elevator presents any access issues, please contact us at 217.333.9716 or 217.333.6700 for assistance.
Champaign-Urbana’s Mass Transit District hosts several routes that will let you off just steps from our doors. For the latest route and schedule information, check the MTD web site. By the way, U of I students, staff, and faculty ride for free with an i-card!