We offer a cafe with drinks and daily specials, events from yoga to research lectures, and plenty of study and meeting spaces.

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Find us at

405 N. Matthews Ave.
Urbana, IL 61801

Open to the public

7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Monday through Friday

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The Beckman Cafe offers a variety of healthy options, including breakfast, coffee, and a rotating lunch menu.

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A bowl of Chana Masala, served with naan and mixed vegetables.



From research seminars to yoga classes, performances to science demos, we've got something for you.

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Beckman Institute Open House exhibit hosted by Stratton School of the Arts



Find metered space on Wright Street to the west, in the Beckman circle drive, and in the nearby campus parking deck.Learn more

An aerial view of the east side of the Beckman Institute at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC)

Beckman is full of welcoming spaces. Learn more about where to study, view our exhibits, and find space to work.

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A research group talks over lunch catered in Beckman's fifth-floor tower room.

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Beckman offers beautiful conference and meeting rooms that might be perfect for your event.


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