Fall 2021 Move-In for International Students

International students have options about when they arrive to campus.

Visit this page often. The information below is subject to change per developments in COVID-19.  

International students who are not fully vaccinated (defined as 14 days after the final dose) with a university-accepted vaccine, are encouraged to self-quarantine upon arriving to campus. Learn more at the Illinois COVID-19 website and Illinois COVID-19 International webpage

Undergraduate Hall Residents

Welcome to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

These housing options are available to all International students with 2021–2022 University Housing Contracts. 


Students must apply for Summer Housing at Daniels Hall.


Students must apply online for Interim Housing. You will be notified by email of your approved reservation. 

Students who stay in Interim Housing and then transfer to their permanent room on August 15 will also pay the nightly rates for those dates (see chart below).


Students can move into their fall University Housing room starting August 15. With this option, residents will be required to sign up for a Move-In date and time.

August 16-17

The rates for Early Arrival Housing in the undergraduate halls are shown below. Fees will be charged to the student’s account and will be reflected in the October bill.

Move-In Date Cost Per Night Notes
Sunday, August 15 $40 No meals on Sunday
Monday, August 16 $60 Includes 3 meals
Tuesday, August 17 $60 Includes 3 meals 
All Days (August 15-17) $160

Includes 6 meals 

    Early Arrival meal credits may only be used once per meal period (breakfast, lunch, or dinner) with three available meals each day. Unused meal credits from Early Arrival are not rolled over to the academic year. 

    Daniels Hall and Sherman Hall Residents

    International students with a confirmed fall housing contract in Daniels Hall or Sherman Hall can move in starting August 15. 

    • No meals are available August 15 and the rate is $40 per night. 
    • Meals are available in the dining halls from August 16–17. The rate is $60 per night for residents with meal plans and $40 per night for residents without meal plans. (See rate and meal information in the chart above.)

    To make arrangements for early arrival at Daniels or Sherman, please complete an Early Arrival Request form