Registration, Lodging, and Travel

Conference Registration

Registration fees for the Dennis H. May Conference on Diversity Issues and the Role of Counseling Centers are as follows. Registration includes a banquet dinner on Sunday evening and a continental breakfast and lunch on Monday and will be open in early July.  

  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Faculty and Staff All Other Professional Faculty Staff Interns/Students
On or before September 1, 2019 $125 ($85 without banquet or lunch) $165 $90
After September 1, 2019 $125 ($85 without banquet or lunch) $185 $110


Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

Up to six Continuing Education Units (CEUs) will be offered at the conference for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPC), and Psychologists. If you are interested in earning CEUs, please make sure to designate this when you register.


Illini Union Hotel
(Same building as the conference venue)
Rates are $104 for a full bed or $109 for a queen or king bed. Suites are $206. Tax is additional, but there is no additional charge for a second guest. Parking is covered in the cost of the room. The group rate is good until August 15. To get the group rate, please use code DIV19 when registering online or mention the conference when calling to make reservations. 

Travel Information

Champaign is located near two major interstates—I-74 and I-57. We are approximately 150 miles south of Chicago, 100 miles west of Indianapolis, and 175 miles northeast of Saint Louis.

If you need to park on campus, the University’s Parking Department offers several options.

Willard Airport (Airport Code: CMI) is approximately 5 miles from campus and is easily accessible by cab and bus.

AMTRAK offers service between downtown Chicago and Champaign.

For more information on local transportation options, check out the Champaign County Convention and Visitor's Bureau's transportation page