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 upper and lower parking 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.
The Center’s south elevator, located in the Oregon Street Blue and Green parking garages, will be closed for maintenance from June 1 through August 25, 2021, and the Green parking garage waiting room entrance is also closed during this time. Please use the north elevator, available through the Illinois Street Orange and Yellow parking garages, where many accessible parking spaces are available. Spaces with meters require payment even if accessible plates or hangtags are displayed.
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).
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.
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!