Building Facilities

Photo of the exterior of the School of Information Sciences building

The School of Information Sciences is located in two spaces: 501 E. Daniel Street building (corner of 5th & Daniel) and the 4th & 5th floors of 614 E. Daniel Street (Hub building next to the Illini Union Bookstore).

Building access

The iSchool building, located at 501 E. Daniel Street, is open from 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. on all University business days. Current iSchool faculty, staff, and students have 24/7 swipe access.

The 4th and 5th floors of 614 E. Daniel Street are open from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on all University business days. Current iSchool faculty, staff, and PhD students have 24/7 swipe access. Current iSchool MS and BS students have swipe access on all University business days until 11:59 p.m. and non-University business days from 8:00 a.m.-11:59 p.m.

Accessibility floor plans of 501 E. Daniel Street
Accessibility floor plans of 614 E. Daniel Street (forthcoming)

If you have accessibility needs for a special event or for employment reasons, please contact Assistant Director of Facilities Tad Schroeder.

Reserving an iSchool room

Please note that due to internal demands for space requests, we are currently not able to accommodate requests from non-iSchool groups.

Rooms at 501 E. Daniel Street:
Rooms 242 (hybrid) and 341 are meeting rooms and reservable by iSchool faculty, staff, and students. Rooms 12A, 46, 53 (hybrid), 126 (hybrid), and 131 (hybrid) are classrooms. Classrooms may be reserved for meetings/events during the current semester only if it is does not conflict with a class.

614 E Daniel

Rooms at 614 E. Daniel Street:
Rooms 4018, 4031, and 4035 are meeting rooms and reservable from 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on University business days by iSchool faculty, staff, and students. Rooms 4043 A&B (open multipurpose room), 5060, 5087, and 5116 are meeting rooms and reservable by iSchool faculty, staff, and students. Rooms 4165, 5037, and 5150 are meeting rooms and reservable by iSchool faculty and staff.

If your meeting/event requires technical support, please submit the Audio/Visual Support Request Form. If it requires special layout arrangements, please contact Assistant Director of Facilities Tad Schroeder at least one week prior to your event.

Reserving a room

To reserve a room at either location, please email ischool-rooms@illinois.edu with the following information:

  • title of meeting/event
  • date(s) of meeting/event
  • time of meeting/event
  • number of people you expect to attend
  • preferred room (if applicable)

A confirmation email with the details will be sent once the request has been completed. Please note that all room requests are considered tentative until you receive a confirmation email that your request has been accepted.

Requests made on the weekends and after hours will be reviewed on the next business day.

If your meeting/event is cancelled, please email ischool-rooms@illinois.edu to cancel the reservation so that the room can be made available to others.

501 E. Daniel Street

Room Number 12 46 53 126 131 242 341
Seating 34 37 36 134 30 15 15
Built-in PC X X   X X X  
Built-in Mic       X X X  
Built-in Webcam     X X X    
Projector X X   X X X  
LED Screen     X       X
VGA Input X X   X X   X
HDMI Input X X X X X X X
DVD Player X X     X    
Wireless Mouse/Keyboard       X X X  

614 E. Daniel Street - Fourth floor

Room Number 4018 4031 4035 4043A 4043B 4045 4165
Seating 8 5 12 42 42 42 16
Built-in PC     X X X X X
Built-in Mic     X X X X X
Built-in Webcams     X X X X X
Whiteboard X X X X X X X
Solstice X   X X X X X
Projector       X X X  
LED Screen X X X X X X X
HDMI Input X X          

614 E. Daniel Street - Fifth floor

Room Number 5037 5043 5060 5087 5116 5150
Seating 5   8 8 12 8
Built-in PC         X  
Built-in Mic         X  
Built-in Webcams         X  
Whiteboard     X   X X
Solstice         X  
Projector            
LED Screen         X  
HDMI Input