Central Housing Groups

About Central Housing Groups

In the undergraduate residence halls, many organizations have a central group that plans programs, offers support, and provides students with similar interests a place to find community.

Asian American Student Housing Organization (AASHO)

Our purpose is to support Asian American students and develop a stronger Asian American presence and community within University Residence Halls by impacting students and staff within Residential Life, providing history and culture, and fostering an educational and social environment to allow student growth.

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Central Black Student Union (CBSU)

Our purpose is to support African-American students in the residence halls, serve and assist Black Student Unions in the residence halls, and meet the needs of supporting organizations and the campus-wide community.

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Central Residential Funding Board (CRFB)

Through CRFB any student living in the University Residence Halls has easy access to supplemental funding for programs or activities that its within Housing and University policies. The CRFB creates a centralized and simplified location for additional funding. The CRFB meets regularly throughout the semester, carefully consider all funding requests, and respond to all requests in a timely manner.

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Latina/o Student Association

The Latino/a Student Association’s mission is to foster cultural awareness, leadership skills, and educational success for Latino/a students at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. By doing so, LSA promotes unity, empowerment, and social support for University Housing Latino/a residents and welcomes all who would like to learn more about the Latino culture.


Men of Impact

Men of Impact is a student organization that is dedicated to serving the needs of Black men. We address the needs and concerns facing Black men in our community, via education and service activities. Our primary goal is to equip Black men with the necessary tools to overcome the social stigmas facing them in society today.

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National Residence Hall Honorary 

The National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) was established nationally in 1965 as a service of the National Association of College and University Residence Halls, Inc. (NACURH). In 1981, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign NRHH Chapter was founded.

NRHH serves as an organization that brings the top 1 percent of University Residence Hall student leaders together to provide an opportunity to plan and implement projects that will aid in the growth, leadership development, and motivation of students and staff members involved in University Housing at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Want to nominate someone for doing an awesome job? Submit a nomination to the National Residence Hall Honorary:

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Illinois Rainbow Coalition, PRISM, Q and Urbana South Gay Straight Alliance

There are several area-based or hall-based LGBTQ+ student groups are designed to support queer students and allies. These organizations range their efforts from social support to activism. Proms and the Urbana South Drag Show are two of the ongoing traditions of our LGBTQ+ student groups.





Thousands of new students join our community for the first time each year. Serving as an I-Guide is a great opportunity to introduce students and their families to campus and make a real impact. Our program is one of the longest traditions at the University of Illinois. 


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Creating Opportunity, Recognizing Excellence (C.O.R.E.)

The C.O.R.E. program was established to help first year students become better acclimated to the campus. First-year students are paired with upper-class students who provide both academic and social support as students transition into the University culture. Mentors (upper-class students) assist Mentees (first-year students) in becoming acquainted with the University and its resources. 

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