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Choosing Your Residence Hall

UIUC offers 24 University Housing facilities, which are owned by the university, and 13 Private Certified Housing facilities, which are privately owned and operated.

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University Housing

These 24 living options span across campus and include 11 Living-Learning Communities (LLCs) centering around common themes. Those interested in University Housing should complete their contract by May 15.

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Private Certified Housing

These 13 living options are also approved by the university for new students. Each unit has its own application process, and deadlines to guarantee space vary. If you're interested in a specific hall, contact them directly for more information.

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A Top 10 U.S. College Town (Livability)

Cost & Aid

30% of incoming students received Illinois Commitment in 2020-2021

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Cost of Attendance

View our estimated expenses and calculate your cost of attendance without aid.

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Financial Aid Notification

Learn how to view and read your financial aid notification. Notifications are generally available beginning in early March.

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A Day in the Life of an Illini

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Student Groups at UIUC

Ranging from academic to cultural to philanthropic, close to 1,000 student groups exist on our campus. It's time to discover which ones fit your interests!

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We Asked 101 Students: What Makes UIUC Special?

We asked Illini what makes UIUC special to them. Their answers reflected some of the best resources and experiences we have to offer!

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Things to Do in Champaign-Urbana

Whether you grew up across the world or on the other side of Green Street, you’ll find things to do in Champaign-Urbana to keep you busy and distract you from your homework as necessary.

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UIUC Safety Resources

You deserve to study, work, and socialize in an environment where you feel secure. At UIUC, we take your safety seriously, offering several resources to give you peace of mind and keep you safe.

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Meet Our Students

Michael in Singapore

Michael

From Brazil to Laos, Singapore to the UK and more, Michael has made international travel a key part of his UIUC studies. His experiences have helped him shape his future and discover opportunities everywhere.

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Cherish at Chicago's Department of Public Health

Cherish

There's a misconception that studying the humanities limits your post-graduate options. Cherish has proved that the humanities can be the first step toward research, community health, and more.

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Robert

At UIUC, you'll have resident advisors—better known as RAs—in your hall looking out for you. RAs are students too, and Robert is one of them! Hear his story and the ways he helps new students adjust to campus.

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