Orchard Downs apartments are surrounded by one of Urbana-Champaign’s largest green spaces. Offering a variety of apartment types, this community is mostly made up of graduate students and their families. It is easy to quickly get from Orchard Downs to the heart of campus with multiple bus stops in the complex area.

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Located about one mile southeast from the center of campus, Orchard Downs is near the University Arboretum, College of Veterinary Medicine and Hartley Gardens.

Apartment Types

Orchard Downs— one-bedroom furnished/unfurnished, two-bedroom furnished/unfurnished.

Orchard Downs Remodeled— one-bedroom furnished/unfurnished, two-bedroom furnished/unfurnished.

Orchard South— two-bedroom furnished/unfurnished.


  • 24/7 maintenance
  • Free on-site parking
  • Free on-site laundry facilities
  • Water
  • Trash
  • Sewer
  • Internet
  • Cable TV package
  • Window unit air conditioners in living room

Remodeled apartments include:

  • Central air conditioning instead of a window unit.
  • New flooring including carpet in bedrooms.
  • Updated kitchens and bathrooms and washer/dryer in each unit.

Orchard Downs has its own computer lab open 7 days a week, on-site preschool, after school program, outdoor recreation space and playgrounds.

Rates & Eligibility

View our rate information and take a look at who can live in University Housing apartments.


Phone: 217-333-5656


Address: 1841 Orchard Place, Urbana

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