The first residence halls built on campus, Busey (all women) and Evans (all men) 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, Cultural Houses, Music Building


Busey is all undergraduate women, Evans is all undergraduate men.

Resident Population:

Busey - 193, Evans - 196

Room Types:

Mainly doubles, some singles and triples


Busey-Evans Dining Hall in lower level and Busey Bean & Green (retail dining location open at night)

Special Features:

All rooms are carpeted and air-conditioned, have 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 (one wing of Busey — not the entire hall). Study lounges, music practice room, full kitchen, vending machines, laundry room, 24-hour front desk services, printing services, and computer lab.

Busey-Evans Student Stories

Student Stories

See what residents have to say about their experiences at Busey-Evans.

View →
Busey-Evans Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

View interior and exterior photos of Busey-Evans.

View →