Lincoln Avenue

Shelden and Leonard make up the the Lincoln Avenue Residence Halls (LAR). LAR offers spacious rooms and a dynamic community that includes the Sustainability Living-Learning Community (floors 2-3 in Shelden) and the Scholars Community (two floors in Leonard).


1005 South Lincoln Avenue, Urbana, IL 61801

Contact Information:

Phone: (217) 333-0200


Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, CRCE


Coed by wing

Resident Population:

Leonard - 246, Shelden - 242

Room Types:

Mostly doubles with some singles and triples


Dining hall shared by Allen and LAR, and specialty dining Field of Greens (vegetarian and vegan options) and Kosher Kitchen.

Special Features:

LAR is home to the Sustainability LLC and Scholars Community. Spacious rooms, new loftable furniture, in-room wireless access, classic lounge features grand piano. Access to study lounges, vending machines, laundry room, 24-hour front desk services, computer lab.

LAR Student Stories

Student Stories

See what residents have to say about their experiences in LAR.

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LAR Photo Gallery

Photo Gallery

View interior and exterior photos of LAR.

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