Illinois Street Residence Halls (ISR)


Illinois Street Residence Halls (Townsend and Wardall) are known as the place to be for engineering students. Why? These Urbana North halls are as close as you can get to the Bardeen Quadrangle and the North Quad, the location of most engineering and many STEM classes. The Innovation and Honors Living-Learning Communities call ISR home. The residence halls’ recent renovations and brand new, state-of-the-art dining center and programmatic spaces are the perfect spots to hang out with your new academically-focused friends.

General Information

Room Types:

  • Doubles
  • Singles
  • Triples

Bathroom Type:

  • Individual-use


  • Air Conditioning
  • Wi-Fi
  • Laundry
  • In-hall Dining
  • MTD Service
  • 24-hour Front Desk
  • Study Lounges
  • Computer Lab
  • Library
  • Fitness Center
  • Meditation Room
  • Music Practice Rooms
  • TerraBYTE (Retail Location)
  • InfiniTEA (Tea Bar)


Hall Groups

  • ISR Hall Council
  • Ebony Umoja
  • LGBTQ-Centered Student Organization


Front Desk: 217-333-4640
Townsend Hall
918 W. Illinois St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Resident Director:
Wardall Hall
1012 W. Illinois St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Resident Director:

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360 Degree Individual Use Bathroom Tour

Tour Information


Interested in touring the residence halls? In-person tours are available at Allen Hall, ISR, Nugent Hall, LAR, PAR, FAR and Snyder Hall,  Monday - Friday from 1 - 4 p.m. CST excluding holidays, breaks and weekends. Call the front desk for building entrance. Tours are approximately 30 minutes.