Directions and Campus Maps

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Map
Driving Directions

From Springfield:

Proceed south on South 6th Street south past Wal-Mart. 6th Street becomes I-55 South.
Take Exit 90 – Toronto Road.
At the top of the exit ramp, turn left (east).
Follow Toronto Road past a small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. station.
Toronto Road curves left - stay on it until you reach the traffic lights at the entrance to Lincoln Land Community College.

Turn left (north) at the traffic lights at Lincoln Land onto Shepherd Road.
You will come to a stop sign. This is the southern boundary of the UIS campus.
Do not turn here. Stay on this road.
One-tenth of a mile further on this road, the road takes a sharp left turn.
Just follow the road and make the left turn.

After that turn, the first roadway on your right is Parking Lot G.
(There's a sign that says Parking Lot G.)
Turn right into the parking lot and drop your student off at the far end of the lot.
There will be a Girl Tech tent at the end of the parking lot.
Students are to check in there. Camp staff will escort students to the registration table.


From the north and south – using I-55:

Leave the interstate at Exit 90 – Toronto Road.
At the top of the exit ramp, turn East. (That’s right if you are coming North on 55, left if you are coming South on 55).
Follow Toronto Road past a small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. station.
Toronto Road curves left - stay on it until you reach the traffic lights at the entrance to Lincoln Land Community College.

Turn left (north) at the traffic lights at Lincoln Land onto Shepherd Road.
You will come to a stop sign. This is the southern boundary of the UIS campus.
Do not turn here. Stay on this road.
One-tenth of a mile further on this road, the road takes a sharp left turn.
Just follow the road and make the left turn.

After that turn, the first roadway on your right is Parking Lot G.
(There's a sign that says Parking Lot G.)
Turn right into the parking lot and drop your student off at the far end of the lot.
There will be a Girl Tech tent at the end of the parking lot.
Students are to check in there. Camp staff will escort students to the registration table.


From the east – using US 36/72:

At the intersection with I-55, choose I-55 South, following it around the southeast corner of Springfield.
Stay on I-55 as if you were going to St. Louis.
You are looking for Exit 90 - Toronto Road. Take this exit.
At the top of the exit ramp, turn left (east).
Follow Toronto Road past a small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. station.
Toronto Road curves left - stay on it until you reach the traffic lights at the entrance to Lincoln Land Community College.

Turn left (north) at the traffic lights at Lincoln Land onto Shepherd Road.
You will come to a stop sign. This is the southern boundary of the UIS campus.
Do not turn here. Stay on this road.
One-tenth of a mile further on this road, the road takes a sharp left turn.
Just follow the road and make the left turn.

After that turn, the first roadway on your right is Parking Lot G.
(There's a sign that says Parking Lot G.)
Turn right into the parking lot and drop your student off at the far end of the lot.
There will be a Girl Tech tent at the end of the parking lot.
Students are to check in there. Camp staff will escort students to the registration table.


From the west – using I-72:

At the intersection of I-72 with I-55, choose I-55 South as if you were going to St. Louis.
You are looking for Exit 90 - Toronto Road. Take this exit.
At the top of the exit ramp, turn left (east).
Follow Toronto Road past a small business area, over a rail crossing, past a Springfield Fire Dept. station.
Toronto Road curves left - stay on it until you reach the traffic lights at the entrance to Lincoln Land Community College.

Turn left (north) at the traffic lights at Lincoln Land onto Shepherd Road.
You will come to a stop sign. This is the southern boundary of the UIS campus.
Do not turn here. Stay on this road.
One-tenth of a mile further on this road, the road takes a sharp left turn.
Just follow the road and make the left turn.

After that turn, the first roadway on your right is Parking Lot G.
(There's a sign that says Parking Lot G.)
Turn right into the parking lot and drop your student off at the far end of the lot.
There will be a Girl Tech tent at the end of the parking lot.
Students are to check in there. Camp staff will escort students to the registration table.