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

1,800+ registered student organizations

Grow through experience.

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

Get involved

women's gymnastics in Huff Hall at Gym Jam

19 Big Ten, Division I sports teams

Paint your body orange and blue.

Illinois students are filled with school spirit as they root the Fighting Illini on to victory. Illini Pride, our student cheering section, 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, and State Farm Center brings in huge names. Our local scene is also exciting, with festivals galore related to music, art, and films.

student indoor rock-climbing

Work it out with Campus Rec.

We offer approximately 500,000 square feet of indoor and 75 acres of outdoor rec space for you to engage in recreation and wellness opportunities. Work out solo, play intramurals, take healthy cooking classes—whatever gets you motivated!