There’s more to college than hitting the books. Whatever it is you enjoy doing, Illinois has you covered.

Experience Campustown.

Iconic in appearance and constantly buzzing with energy, Campustown is dedicated to student life. It's where you study, eat, play, and live.

Quad Day at Illinois

1,000+ registered student organizations

Grow through experience.

We have clubs of all sizes and types. Our annual Quad Day makes it easy to explore options for involvement, including volunteer and leadership opportunities.

Get involved

Block I cheering at a football game

19 Big Ten, Division I sports teams

Paint your body orange and blue.

Our student cheering section, Illini Pride, is the largest group on campus and knows just how to set the atmosphere for big games. I-L-L and I-N-I!

Find what entertains you.

Krannert is a nationally renowned performing arts venue, while State Farm Center brings in huge names. Our local scene is also exciting, with festivals galore for music, art, and films.

student indoor rock-climbing

Work it out with Campus Rec.

Did you know that we have one of the largest on-campus recreation centers in the country? Work out solo, play intramurals, take healthy cooking classes—whatever gets you motivated!