In-Person Visit Options

The best way to know if a school is for you is simply by being there. Visit and find out for yourself what it’s like to be an Illini.

Tips for Scheduling Your Visit

  1. We recommend attending an admissions info session/tour and an academic meeting. Unique information is included in each.
  2. Select any program below, and you’ll have the option to add additional programs while registering.
  3. Academic meetings vary in availability, but admissions info sessions/tours are offered consistently. Starting with an academic meeting when scheduling may help.

Admissions Info Sessions & Campus Tours

Learn more about the admissions process and take a tour of campus! Select any program below, and you’ll have the option to add a college meeting while registering.

Prospective Info Sessions & Campus Tours

Held most weekdays and select Saturdays, this event is around two-and-a-half hours in length. It begins with a 45-minute presentation on our admissions process and how you'll harness your power at UIUC, followed by a 15-minute student panel. A student will then lead you on an hour-and-a-half walking tour through the heart of campus.

Register for a Prospective Presentation & Campus Tour

Prospective Transfer Info Sessions & Campus Tours

Held on select Fridays, this event is around two-and-a-half hours in length. It begins with a 45-minute presentation on our transfer admissions process and how you'll harness your power at UIUC, followed by a 15-minute student panel. A student will then lead you on an hour-and-a-half walking tour through the heart of campus.

Register for a Prospective Transfer Presentation & Campus Tour

High school groups of 8 to 50 students are welcome to visit UIUC through our free program. In addition to this two- to three-hour event, you’re also able to schedule a session with a cultural house. While we don’t provide lunch, groups may bring sack lunches, eat at the Illini Union, explore local restaurants on their own, or purchase dining hall tickets.

Register for a Group Visit
Wellness Ambassadors directing new students with a campus map

Academic Meetings, Tours, & More

At UIUC, we offer over 150 majors within 11 academic communities. Note that available dates vary by academic community. Select any program below, and you’ll have the option to add an admissions info session and campus tour while registering.

Prospective Sessions

Explore the College of Agricultural, Consumer, & Environmental Sciences (ACES) through a brief overview presentation, a short tour, and conversations and Q&As about specific majors.

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Prospective Meetings

Chat with an Applied Health Sciences (AHS) undergraduate recruiter to learn about majors, career paths, and outstanding hands-on opportunities in the College of AHS!

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Prospective Meetings

Join the College of Education to learn about the wonderful programs available to students who are interested in transformative change through education.

Register for Prospective Meeting

Prospective Sessions

Attend a special information session by the College of Fine & Applied Arts (FAA), where you’ll hear from current students and staff. You'll get a closer look at FAA, which houses Architecture, Art and Design, Dance, Landscape Architecture, Music, Sustainable Design, Theatre, and Urban Planning! Mini-tours may be available for some of the units.

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Prospective Meetings

Join the Division of General Studies (DGS) for an overview of what being an undeclared student at UIUC is all about!

Register for a Prospective Meeting

Prospective First-Year Sessions

Learn about all things Gies Business! You'll meet with Gies admissions staff and current students and tour Gies facilities.

Register for Prospective First-Year Session

Prospective Transfer Sessions

Learn about all things Gies Business, with a focus on the transfer experience! You'll meet with Gies admissions staff and current students and tour Gies facilities.

Register for Prospective Transfer Session

Prospective Tours

Take a 90-minute walking tour of our two Grainger Engineering quads, the Bardeen and North quads, located north of Green Street. You’ll be able to see our academic buildings, classrooms, lab space, and more!

Register for Prospective Student Tour

Prospective Student Q&As

Join Grainger Engineering for an in-depth Q&A session with a small panel of students, academic advisors, and/or assistant deans to answer the questions you have about UIUC and Grainger Engineering.

Register for Prospective Q&A

Explore Engineering Sessions

Explore Grainger Engineering during special sessions on select days. These sessions include a 30-minute resource fair with academic departments and resource offices, two 30-minute breakout sessions with the academic departments of your choice, and a 90-minute walking tour of our engineering quads, buildings, and labs.

Register for Explore Engineering Session

Prospective Meetings

Discover the academic, leadership, and research opportunities in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (LAS) at UIUC. This presentation will expose you to the breadth and depth of LAS!

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Prospective Meetings

Meet one-on-one or in a small group setting with a college representative to talk about majors, opportunities, career paths, and more within the College of Media!

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Prospective Meetings

During this School of Information Sciences meeting, you'll learn about our information sciences degree and the numerous opportunities you'll have to thrive academically and professionally.

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Prospective Meetings

Meet with School of Social Work staff to learn more about our social work program and the many opportunities that await those who pursue a social work degree!

Register for a Prospective Meeting

Housing Tours

The Admissions campus tour includes a housing tour of our Illinois Street Residence (ISR) Halls. Additional housing tours are offered from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. every weekday. Walk-in tours offered through University Housing include Nugent Hall or a more in-depth look at Illinois Street Residence (ISR) Halls. You can also pre-arrange a Private Certified Housing tour directly with the facility of your choice.

a campus tour group outside the Illini Union in the fall

Preparing to Visit

Find everything you need to plan for your trip to campus, including our current COVID-19 guidelines, directions and parking, and accommodations.

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Visit Us Virtually

Can't make it to campus right now? No worries! We also offer a variety of virtual options, including admissions info sessions, college meettings, and video and photo tours.

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