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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). 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 O'Brien Stadium parking lots 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:  8:00 am - 9:30 am and 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm.

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

Shipping  Materials prior to the Job Fair:   
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: Diane Smith
1301 Human Services Center
600 Lincoln Avenue
Charleston IL 61920
Eastern Illinois University
Attn: Diane Smith
Career Services
Rm 1301 Human Services Center 

2086 7th Street 
Charleston IL 61920

 Packages must be received by Friday, November 2.     

Fall Education Job Fair Agenda  

8:00 am


Employer Check-in Begins

8:00 am - 9:30 am  

Shuttle Service available

9:00 am  

Career Fair Opens

1:00 pm  

Career Fair Ends

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm  

Box Lunch for recruiters 
(stay and network or grab & go!)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm  

Shuttle Service available


Contact Diane Smith at or call 217-581-8423.

We look forward to seeing you at the Fall Education Job Fair!   

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Career Services

Eastern Illinois University
1301 Human Services
Charleston, IL 61920

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