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The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, an original land-grant university, pioneers innovative research that tackles global problems and expands the human experience. Transformative learning experiences here produce alumni who desire to make a significant societal impact.

Facts and Rankings

Explore UIUC facts and rankings to find out who they are, what they value and more. Check out our campus profile to find out how students embrace their power on campus and beyond.


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Campus Dining

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From dining halls to restaurants on Green Street, there are countless meal options.

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On Green Street, running through the heart of campus, there are countless restaurants providing fantastic Chinese, Japanese, Italian, Korean, Middle Eastern, and Mexican food.

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Residence halls, transfer communities, and apartments and living spaces are all available in abundance in the Champaign-Urbana area.

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Campus Activities

Recreation Centers

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The UIUC campus has two large recreation centers that include indoor basketball courts, indoor tracks, badminton courts, indoor pools, a rock-climbing wall, and a sauna. The ARC location also provides cooking and nutritional wellness classes for students, as well as a pantry stocked with free food to further support student health.

Registered Student Organizations (RSOs)

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Over 1,000 Registered Student Organizations are designed to enhance the experiences of students at UIUC by providing inclusive environments for personal and professional growth.  Be sure to check out transfer-specific groups, such as the Tau Sigma National Honor Society and the Illini Transfer Ambassadors.

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Diversity Resources

The Office of Inclusion and Intercultural Relations (OIIR) is dedicated to recruiting and retaining underrepresented students, diversity education, civic engagement, and fostering the leadership skills necessary to develop global citizens. Learn more about OIIR’s six cultural and resource centers. 

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Internships and Research Opportunities

Use job sites like Handshake, UIUC’s campus-wide recruiting platform, to find tens of thousands of jobs and internships that are posted annually.

Learn more about the revolutionary research opportunities available to UIUC students.

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Attractions in the Community:

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts

Krannert Center consistently hosts outstanding performances by the school of music, department of dance, and Illinois Theatre, as well as visiting performance and musical groups.

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