The first residence halls built on campus, Busey and Evans (women only) are known for their beautifully maintained historic features, convenience to the main Quad, and close-knit community.


1111 West Nevada Street (Busey); 1115 West Nevada Street (Evans), Urbana, IL 61801

Contact Information:

Phone: (217) 244-7639


Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, CRCE


All undergraduate women

Resident Population:

Busey - 193, Evans - 196

Room Types:

Mainly doubles, and some singles and triples


Busey-Evans Dining Hall in lower level and Busey Bean & Green (A La Carte option at night)

Special Features:

All rooms are carpeted and air-conditioned, have in-room wireless access, and feature new, loftable wood furniture. Non-visitation option available for residents who do not wish to have visitors of the opposite gender (part of Evans—not the entire hall). Study lounges, vending machines, laundry room, 24-hour front desk services, and computer lab.

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