Living on your own for the first time is quite an adventure! Our bloggers’ residential life experiences and advice will help make your transition to life on campus an easy one.

Your Future Home Away From Home

Posted by Hannah

February 22, 2018

My Black Experience at Illinois

Posted by Immanuel

February 18, 2018

Congratulations, you’ve accepted your offer! Now what?

Posted by Zoe

February 14, 2018

Your student has been admitted … now what?!

Posted by Brian

December 15, 2017

What an Illinois Student Eats in a Week

Posted by Lydia

October 2, 2017

Residence Hall Life Versus Apartment Life

Posted by Rachel

October 2, 2017

Start college off right with Welcome Days!

Posted by Zoe

May 22, 2017

International Orientation: What You Need to Know

Posted by Amber

May 5, 2017

Summer Registration and Parents

Posted by Jesse

April 13, 2017

Roommate of a Lifetime

Posted by Jacob

April 8, 2017

I’ve Accepted My Offer … Now What?

Posted by Casey

March 27, 2017

Where to Live Your Freshman Year Based on Your Personality

Posted by Rachel

March 1, 2017


Posted by Jacob

February 11, 2017

Love Your Home Away From Home

Posted by Sarah

February 10, 2017

Room and Board and Tuition, Oh My!

Posted by Rachel

February 9, 2017

Visit Illinois as an Admitted Student

Posted by Kaci

January 10, 2017

So, you need a place to live …

Posted by Amber

January 3, 2017

Congratulations, you’ve been admitted! Now what?

Posted by Zoe

December 16, 2016

New International Illini: Next Steps for Fall 2017

Posted by Amber

December 15, 2016


Posted by Jacob

December 3, 2016