Housing Sign-up

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Considering your housing for next year?

Many students choose to live in the residence halls for a second, third and fourth year. Last year 28% of residents re-signed with University Housing.

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Research shows the students who live with University Housing for two or more years are more likely to graduate in four years.

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Returning Residents = More Choices 

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Sophomores and above have additional residence halls and meal plan options to choose from, plus great amenities available. Explore all of the upper-division housing options available for sophomore students and above, including halls that offer single rooms, semi-private bathrooms, break and summer housing.

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Living the Illini life means...

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The services and amenities we provide save you from having to shop, cook and clean, allowing you more time with friends you can make through our built-in communities and social events, or more time for studying in our study lounges, learning commons and computer labs.

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Meal Plans

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Meal plans can be used at any of our nine dining locations. If you live in the Graduate Upper-Division Halls or in University Apartments, you are not required to purchase a meal plan, but many opt in because of the flexibility, quality and convenience. Apartment residents, students living in GUD halls, as well as Taft and Van Doren halls have additional meal plan options.

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Living the Illini life means...

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Eating well. All nine of our dining locations feature a wide variety of dishes made by award-winning chefs and inclusive dietary choices. Want food on the go? Grab a quick, hot meal at our retail locations or use the Good2Go Carry-Out option in one of our dining halls.

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Housing Sign-Up Calendar and Access Times

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Housing Sign-Up begins October 3 and runs through April 15 in five different phases, beginning with the option to choose the same room for next year. Review your options and the associated phases in order to be ready to apply!

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When you feel safe, you sleep better

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Our inclusive communities, inclusion and leadership mentors, card-swipe access and daily security patrols offer you a safe and secure living environment.

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Compare Your Options

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Finding your home on campus is easier when you review all your possible choices. Select from a number of different features to display living options that match your housing needs and interests. 

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Living the Illini life means...

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With six different meal plans and 26 residence halls, we’ve got options that meet your needs and your budget. You’ll pay just one bill per semester and have no additional laundry, utility or grocery costs – or a steep security deposit and application fee. We also have flexible living terms, with our 9-month academic year contract, and we’ll release you from your housing contract for the Spring Semester if you study abroad.

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Housing Sign-Up FAQ

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Have questions? We’ve got answers … and helpful videos on our YouTube channel! 

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Cost

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With multiple options for both living and dining to help fit your budget, University Housing provides you with the best possible experience when Living the Illini Life! 

Last year, of returning residents, 35% re-signed to the same room.

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University Housing Apartments

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Returning residents are also eligible to apply for a 12-month lease at Ashton Woods Apartments, which features furnished and unfurnished two-bedroom apartments. Ashton Woods is a pet-friendly complex and home to a mix of graduate students and upper-division undergraduate students. 

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Explore Ashton Woods
The next school year will bring some changes to University Housing.
Take a look at what's new.

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Ready to Apply?

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If you've looked through all of our tools and resources and feel like you're ready, then follow these easy steps to apply!

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