MWAIS 2007 CONFERENCE Information Technology: Transforming the Heartland
Directions to the UIS
From the north- using I-55: Leave the interstate at
the exit (#94) for Stevenson Drive. Turn right (west) at top of exit
ramp, proceed through 2 traffic signals: at 3rd signal, turn left
(south) into West Lake Shore Drive and continue to the edge of the
From the south - using I-55: Leave the interstate at exit
(#90) for Toronto Road. Turn right (east) at the top of exit ramp,
proceed through small business area, over a rail crossing, past a
Springfield Fire Dept. Station; follow the roadway as it curves left
and passes CACC (Capital Area Career Center). Following CACC's
campus, turn left (north) into the 11th St. extension road. Any of
the next three right turns will lead you to the UIS campus.
From the east - using I-72 / US 36: At intersection with
I-55, choose I-55 South, following it to Stevenson Drive exit (#94).
Turn right (west) at top of exit ramp, proceed through 2 traffic
signals; at 3rd signal, turn left (south) into West Lake Shore Drive
and continue to the edge of the UIS campus.
From the west - using I-72 / US 36: Leave highway by exit
ramp to 6th St. North, drive a short distance to a traffic light,
turn right (east) onto Hazel Dell, which curves and becomes 11th
Street. This goes over I-55 on a bridge, to a stoplight. If you
proceed straight ahead through the traffic light at 11th /Hazel
Dell, you are on the 11th St. Extension. Follow roadway to a STOP
sign, at intersection of 11th St. Extension and campus roadway
called Ernest Hemingway Drive, where the University of Illinois at
Springfield sign is (considered the main entrance to the campus).
Hemingway Drive, or the next two left turns, will lead you into the
Parking on the UIS Campus
Conference attendees may park in any of the general campus parking
lots without a permit, expect for the parking spots designated for
residents of campus apartments and other reserved parking spaces.
The conference will take place in University Hall Building (UHB).
The parking lots closest to UHB are Lots E, F, G, and I on the UIS
Campus map ( http://www.uis.edu/maps/lg_uis_map.html ) . If you do
get a parking ticket during the conference, please forward it to
Rassule Hadidi or Michele Gribbins.