R/Finance is held on the campus of the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), in vibrant downtown Chicago. The conference takes place in the Student Center East. Click on this link for basic information, maps, and more about Student Center East at UIC.
The UIC campus is located just minutes west of the central business district (i.e. The "Loop"), Chicago's numerous exchanges, and the financial district. Some of the city's best dining can be found in neighboring Greektown, Little Italy, and the West Loop's Randolph Street.
Tourism information can be found here