With so many parking lots, parking signs and parking fines, it can be a little tricky to figure out where you can actually park your vehicle when you visit the Illini Union. Below is an easy map to locate the different areas and a key to explain the different guidelines for each section. We look forward to making your visit easy and enjoyable.


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parking options

Lots

  • A3, A9, B1, B7, C3, D1, D2, and D6: Faculty and Staff. Free after 5pm and on weekends.
  • C7: 6th and John parking garage. Metered lots available on upper level. Free after 5pm and on weekends.
  • D5: Krannert metered lot.
  • Green and Sixth: Pay station accepts automated electronic credit cards.
  • Mathews St. metered spots:  Enforced Monday through Saturday from 7am until 6 pm.

directly around union

  • Campus Center Parking Deck (formerly lot J): Pay as you exit.
  • D10: Parking spaces are for Illini Union Hotel guests and will be given parking passes upon request at check-in.
  • D10: Metered spaces are for hotel guests as well as individuals using Illini Union programs and services.
    • Metered spaces can be rented contingent upon the needs of the Illini Union operations.
    • $15 charge per meter bag for a minimum of eight hours. Each additional hour is $1.50 per bag.
    • A maximum of six spaces can be rented.
  • Circle Drive: Metered spaces can be rented with special permission contingent upon the needs of Illini Union operations.
    • $20 charge per meter bag for a minimum of eight hours. Each additional hour is $2.00 per bag.
    • A maximum of five spaces can be rented. 
  • All meter bag requests must be made at least five days in advance. You can fill out the request by clicking this form

Additional questions about parking? Contact Campus Parking.

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