Illinois Street

Townsend and Wardall make up the Illinois Street Residence Halls (ISR). Located near the Engineering Quad, these air-conditioned halls are a good choice for students who wish to stay in their own rooms over break periods (note that break periods are an additional charge). Wardall is home to the Innovation LLC Living-Learning Community (floors 5-8).


918 West Illinois Street (Townsend); 1012 West Illinois Street (Wardall), Urbana, IL 61801

Contact Information:

Phone: (217) 333-4640


Engineering Quad, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts


Townsend - coed by wing, Wardall - coed by floor

Resident Population:

Townsend - 627, Wardall - 548

Room Types:

Mostly doubles and some triples


ISR Dining Hall on first floor, Chomps (A La Carte option) on lower level

Special Features:

Innovation Living-Learning Community is located in Wardall. All rooms are air-conditioned, with new loftable furniture. Residents have access to ISR Library, computer lab, weight room, study lounges, laundry room, 24-hour front desk services, vending machines.

Starting May 2018, the Illinois Street Residence Hall (ISR) will be undergoing a renovation and addition project that will transform the dining and programming space in this 53-year old building on Green Street. 

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