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Watch UIUC on The College Tour

Get inspired for fall by checking out our brand-new episode on Amazon Prime's The College Tour! You'll experience campus and The Power of I through the eyes of 11 current Illini.

The College Tour: Student Segments

Short on time? Watch individual segments from the show instead.

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Virtual Q&As

Hosted by admissions counselors and current students, our virtual Q&As are an opportunity for you to ask any and all questions you have about your transition to UIUC.

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Our New Student Programs office is also offering virtual experiences for new students this summer. Explore their options, too!

Instagram Takeovers

Illini are sharing their lives and answering your questions on our channel!

Virtual Backgrounds

I-L-L, I-N-I: Get into the school spirit with iconic campus shots!

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Advice for New Illini

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Mentorship in College: All That It Can Offer You

Taylor talks about mentorship at UIUC and how it can ease your college transition.

Read More about being natural

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An Introvert's Guide to Making Friends

What's the best way to make friends this fall? Abby is sharing her best tips with you!

Read More on making friends

Gies College of Business professor holds class outside Wohlers Hall

The Most Fun Classes to Take at UIUC

Badminton, anyone? Noah shares some of the best classes he's taken on campus.

Read More about fun classes

Student Group Spotlights

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Illini 4000

Illini 4000 bikes across the country each summer to promote cancer awareness.

Read More about Surabhi and Siddhi

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Illini Esports

Focusing on 10 games, Illini Esports brings together casual and competitive gamers.

Read More about Illini esports

Illini Pride members cheer on the Illini Men's Basketball team

Illini Pride

Illini Pride gathers all sports lovers together to cheer for our Big Ten, Division I teams.

Read More about Fabian

Find your perfect fit

Ranging from academic to cultural to philanthropic, over 1,800 student groups exist on campus. It's time to discover which ones fit your interests!

Explore Student Groups