Visitors Information


The Center for the Physics of Living Cells (CPLC) is located in the Loomis Laboratory of Physics on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. Loomis is at the northeast corner of the intersection of Goodwin Avenue and Green Street at 1110 West Green Street, Urbana, Illinois.


Metered parking is available on most streets. Reserved parking may be available in the lot adjacent to the southeast entrance of Loomis, upon request. The Illini Union and the Hampton Inn are just a short walk away, so hotel guests may prefer to leave their cars there.

Computer Access

Walk-up Computers: There are several computer labs available in Grainger College of Engineering. View lab hours and locations.

Guest Accounts: To use most university resources, you will need a guest account. The CPLC staff can have an account ready for you when you arrive if you request it in advance.

Network Access: Wireless is available in Loomis, MRL and ESB. If you require wired ethernet access, please complete the network access form.


To get the correct reimbursement instructions and forms, please click on your status: