University Housing Alumni

Many notable alumni have lived with University Housing. Check out a few and visit our plaques gallery...

Marc Andreessen, inventor of the Netscape browser. B.S. Engineering 1994. Lived in 459 Snyder Hall 1989-90, 217 Townsend Hall 1990-91.

Rev. Jesse Jackson, associate of Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr., president of National Rainbow Coalition. Lived in 440 Garner Hall 1959-60.

William Wegman, photographer. M.F.A. 1967. 360 Weston Hall 1964-65.

Members of the band REO Speedwagon:

  • Neil Doughty, 250 Townsend Hall 1966-67; 246 Townsend Hall 1967-68
  • Alan Gratzer, 252 Townsend Hall 1966-67; 246 Townsend Hall 1967-68
  • Joseph Matt, 249 Townsend Hall 1965-66, 1966-67
Dick Butkus, Chicago Bears football. B.S. 1965. 436 Scott Hall 1962-63.

Suze Orman, author and financial expert. Trelease Hall 222.

Holman Tomlinson
, creator of THX sound system. Garner Hall 365.

Ralph Johnson, architect of O'Hare Airport and Temple Hoyne Buell Hall. Oglesby 1027.

Steve Dorner, developer of Eudora email. Scott 442.

Ed Boon, creator of Mortal Kombat video game. Snyder 476.

Max Levchin, co-founder of PayPal. Blaisdell 423.

Jawed Karim, co-founder of YouTube. Allen 474.

Steve Chen, co-founder of YouTube. Townsend 366.

Nick Offerman, actor in the television series Parks and Recreation. Scott 380.