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The first floor of the North Campus Parking Deck has wifi coverage. Instructions: 1. While on campus, connect your device to the Wi-Fi network "IllinoisNet_Guest" 2. Open a browser window and navigate to http://illinois.edu 3.…

The Community Service Center is a private, not for profit social service agency located in Rantoul, IL. Our mission is to assist residents of northern Champaign County to improve their social conditions and to enhance their access to human…

Austin's Place is the only emergency shelter for single women in Champaign County. Austin’s Place operates solely on volunteer effort - from volunteers who stay overnight, transport guests, do laundry, make phone calls, advertise, collect…

“If you want to do something different outside of Champaign-Urbana, hop on the interstate and come on over “expressed Matt Miller on a Friday evening. Matt is the owner of Monarch Brewing Company in downtown Monticello, Illinois. He knew that when…

If you pass by 208 West Griggs Street in Urbana, you might think it was just another warehouse, but inside is the newly budding 25 O’Clock Brewery. Co-owner Tom Sheehan thinks that “every county should have a brewery.” Luckily for Champaign County,…

Walking into The Blind Pig is like walking into a classic British pub: lowly lite, dark wood, cozy bar and booth seating, no T.V.s, and faint background of music. It’s not just an aesthetic feeling, but it’s also the friendly, welcoming environment…

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ExploreCU is a free web and mobile platform about the arts, culture, and history of Champaign-Urbana and its surrounding area. Developed by the University Library at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, ExploreCU puts the people, places, and events that have shaped this region's history at your fingertips. Learn about Champaign-Urbana through layered, map-based, multimedia presentations, use social media to share stories, and experience informative tours of Champaign county.

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