Plan Your Visit

Interview on campus

Due to the competitive nature of securing top talent, recruiting for full-time positions and summer internships primarily occurs in the fall. The day after the ACES & Sciences Career Fair we host more than 400 interviews at the ARC. All other interview dates are held in the ACES Library and Information Center (LIAC). ACES has access to six interview rooms the rest of recruiting season.

Interview schedules

When you request an interview schedule for full-time and/or internship recruiting, ACES will preschedule interviews from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m., with approximately 10 to 12 interviews per schedule. Custom schedules are also allowed if they can be accommodated. The ACES Library opens to the public at 8:30 a.m., so no interviews can be scheduled prior to 8:30 a.m. Please note due to the expense of hosting interviews at the ARC, day after the fair interviews will be limited to full schedule users.

To schedule on-campus interviews, contact Jean Drasgow at or 217-333-0981. You can also reserve dates through Handshake @ Illinois.

Be prepared to provide:

  • Position type: full-time or intern
  • Number of schedules for each position type
  • Interview length (30, 45, or 60 minutes each)
  • Single or back-to-back interviews (back to back = two rooms with more than one recruiter; candidate swaps rooms to interview with each set during scheduled time slot)
  • Minimum GPA requirement
  • A job description to post to each interview schedule

Information sessions and club presentations

Informations sessions in the ACES Library may also be scheduled through ACES Career Services via Handshake @ Illinois. We are also happy to direct you to relevant ACES Student Organizations that may be able to accomodate employer presentations.

Getting here

ACES is accessible for recruiters nationwide, with local access to major airlines serving metropolitan airports in Chicago and Dallas as well as the University of Illinois Williard Airprt (CMI) in Champaign. Champaign/Urbana is also an easy drive from airports in Bloomington, IL; Chicago, IL; Indianapolis, IN; and St. Louis, MO.


ACES provides one complimentary parking space for every full recruiting schedule. If your team needs additional spaces, you can use metered parking. City of Champaign meters ($1.00/hour, two-hour limit). City of Urbana meters are color-coded by length of time available on the meter. Red is 30 minutes or less, blue is two hours and gray is 10 hours. Urbana meters in the campus area have a rate of $1.00 an hour. University of Illinois meters ($1.00/hour, 10-hour limit).  For maps of different locations on campus, visit Campus Parking.

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