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Job Fair - Arrival Details

Eastern Illinois University is located in Charleston, 10 miles east of Interstate 57 on Route 16. Once you have reached the city of Charleston, travel to 7th Street (just past Old Main [castle building]) and turn right (south). Travel south until you reach the MLK, Jr. University Union (campus map). Turn right into the entrance leading into the Union parking lot. Pull up under the walkway to unload your packages. There will be someone to assist you with unloading. If you do not have any packages to unload, please proceed to the designated parking lot.

Parking Instructions

Shuttle vans will transport you from the stadium parking lot to the MLK, Jr. University Union.  Look for the "Job Fair Shuttle" signs on the vans.  The shuttle vans will run during the following times:  9:30 am - 11:30 am and 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm.

Check-in & Setup:
Check-in for employers will begin at 10:00 am at either the Grand Ballroom or the University Ballroom on the 2nd floor of the University Union.  Each employer will be provided with a covered 8-foot table, a table sign and chairs.  

An employer lunch will be offered to all registrants prior to the start of the career fair from 11 am to 12 pm in the MLK, Jr. University Union.  

Shipping Packages:

You are welcome to ship your display or career fair materials to our office prior to your arrival. Please send packages to:

USPS Fed-Ex, UPS and all other carriers
Eastern Illinois University
Career Services
Attn: Jan Stevens
1301 Human Services Center
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston IL 61920
Eastern Illinois University
Attn: Jan Stevens
Career Services
Rm 1301 Human Services Center 

2086 7th Street 
Charleston IL 61920


Event Schedule

10:00 am - 11:00 am     Employer Check-in and setup

11:00 am - 12:00 pm     Employer Lunch

12:00 pm - 4:00 pm       Career Fair

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm         Shuttle Van transportation        

Contact Jan Stevens at jastevens2@eiu.edu or call 217-581-2412.

We look forward to seeing you at EIU!