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How to Find a College Roommate

Congratulations! You’ve accepted your offer of admission at your dream school, and you’re eager to get all of your ducks in a row before move-in day. One of the tasks you’ll have to tackle is signing up for housing...

Best Study Tips for College

Hooray, studying! Everybody’s favorite college activity (said no one ever)! But whether we like it or not, studying is a big part of finding success in college. So, whether you’re looking for ways to shake up your study...

UIUC Safety Resources

At UIUC, we take your safety seriously. You deserve to study, socialize, work, and play in an environment where you feel secure. As part of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s emphasis on student safety...

Volunteer Opportunities in Champaign & Urbana

What if we told you that there’s something you could start doing—right now—that would allow you to develop your skills and talents, make friends, discover new interests, give you a more competitive resume, and give back...

Four Ways to Beat College Application Stress

Whether it’s high school counselors asking you about grades, college reps giving you fliers and swag, or just the fact that your older sibling got accepted into 35 colleges and your parents expect you to do the same...

Business Majors and Majors Similar to Business

So you’re interested in business! Good choice. Deciding that you want to study business probably sounded very straightforward … until you studied UIUC’s course catalog.  “Hang on,” you might think...

Things to Do in Champaign-Urbana

Whether you grew up across the world or on the other side of Green Street, you’ll find things to do in Champaign-Urbana to keep you busy and distract you from your homework as necessary. Yearly Happenings Champaign...

What Does It Mean to Be an Undeclared Major?

When you start out at UIUC, you want to make sure you’ve found the major that’s just right for you. You may feel a lot of pressure to pick a major immediately, but if you need a little more time and experience before...

We Asked 101 Students: What Makes UIUC Special?

If you’ve spent any time at all exploring UIUC, you know we have something unique to offer that no other university can match. But you don’t have to take our word for it; we asked 101 University of Illinois Urbana...

The Best UIUC RSOs You’ve Never Heard Of

You expect intramural sports and study groups when you go to college; that’s your standard college extracurricular experience. But what about robot fights? Opportunities to go rollerblading past midnight? Quidditch...

Applying to College at UIUC: A Complete Guide

Applying to college is key, and you want to get it right. It can also be a complicated maze full of twists and turns (including different requirements and deadlines for every school on your list!). We’re here to...

Traveling from Champaign to Chicago

As we all know, there’s plenty to keep you busy in Champaign-Urbana. But sometimes—just sometimes—we understand that students might want to head up north to a quaint little town known as Chicago. Chicago is technically...

Resources for Native American Students at UIUC

Diversity is one of UIUC’s strengths. We want our students to have access to resources that are valuable to them on a personal level, which often means providing resources that fit with students’ individual cultural...