Free parking is available in the O'Brien Field football stadium parking lot and the adjacent Parking Lot "J" (Student Only Section) located off of Grant Street. You will not need a parking permit for either lot.
If you would like to unload your display materials first, please proceed to the University Union where staff will assist with unloading and carrying your materials to your designated booth space.
Directions to Parking Lots
From Lincoln Avenue (IL Route 16): Turn south onto Division Street (at McDonald's) and travel approximately 2 blocks until you come to a stop sign, which is Grant Street. Directly across Grant Street is the "J" Parking Lot and the Stadium Parking Lot just off to the right.
From the University Union: From the Union Parking Lot cross 7th Street and continue straight onto Grant Street. At the stop sign, turn left onto 9th Street. At the stoplight, turn left onto Lincoln Avenue and continue straight until Division Street. Turn left onto Division (at McDonald's) and travel approximately 2 blocks until you come to a stop sign, which is Grant Street. Directly across Grant Street is the "J" Parking Lot and the Stadium Parking Lot.
Parking in the "J" lot must only be in the Student designated parking areas. Please do not park in the Staff Parking area.
REMEMBER: Vehicles parked in any metered parking space on campus will be ticketed if the meter expires.
Shuttle vans will transport you from the stadium parking lot or "J" parking lot to the MLK, Jr. University Union. Look for the white vans with the "EIU Job Fair Recruiter Shuttle" signs. Please note the designated shuttle times listed in the Arrival Details page.