Category - Campus Life

College is more than a degree. It’s your life for 4 years, and a lot can happen in that time! That’s why our students so often talk about their everyday lives. We hope you enjoy their stories, both big and small.

Chambana Must-Eats

First of all, I just want to say welcome and congrats to the class of ’25 admits! You are in for a very exciting next four years.  One of the best parts of our campus, as I’m sure you’ve heard, is the food scene...

The Moment I chose Illinois

Congratulations! You’re admitted to the University of Illinois, and you’ve either chosen to accept your offer or you’re choosing between a couple schools. There’s no doubt it’s a tough decision to make, but the moment I...

Why I Chose Illinois

Making decisions can be tough; making decisions that shape your future can be stressful. While this process may be overwhelming, remember that everything you ponder and feel is for a reason. Below are just a few of the...

Value of Orange Krush

Service and philanthropy opportunities, for me, have always held a lot of value. Add that on to my love and passion for Illinois Basketball and you get Orange Krush. Joining the Orange Krush and being an active member...