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1816 S. Oak St.
Champaign, IL  61820

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Room 1027, Forbes Natural History Building
1816 S. Oak St.
Champaign IL

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From campus, take First Street south to St. Mary's Road
Turn right (west) onto St. Mary's Road
Turn left (south) onto Oak Street
Turn left (east) into the parking lot (2nd and 3rd left turns off Oak St)
Building entrances are on the north and south ends of the building. 
The Institute Library (Room 1027) is closest to the north entrance

  • 1.1 mi. from Natural Resources Building [route]
  • 1.3 mi. from Main Library [route]
  • 1.9 mi. from Illini Union [route]
  • 0.5 mi. from the Water Survey [route]
  • 0.2 mi. from Illinois Sustainable Technology Center [route]


Metered spaces are available near the south entrance of the building.  Visitors spending less than 30 minutes may use the loading zone spaces near the south building entrance at no charge.  If you have questions, please call 333-6892.


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Campus to Forbes Natural History Building:

Forbes Natural History Building to Campus:

From Points South

  • 1 Yellow North from Gerty and Griffith (ISWS) or Hazelwood and Oak (ISTC)

Use StopWatch to plan your trip, or text MTD to find arrival time of the next bus.  For more bus route and schedule information, see, or call 217-384-8188.