GUESTS AND CONFERENCES

Guest and Conference Housing has suspended operations and is not currently accepting reservations.

On-Campus Housing Options for Conferences, Interns, Guests, and Medical Student Rotation

Campus Housing offers the same safe, affordable, and comfortable housing options available to our students to many other individuals and groups looking for housing in the city of Chicago. Guest Housing offers year-round accommodations. Please explore our options available below to see what fits you or your group’s needs. 

What is Guest Housing?

UIC Guest Housing is temporary housing, available in Single Student Residence (SSR) on West Campus. SSR is a fully furnished, air-conditioned high-rise building that UIC medical students and graduate students call home.

  • SSR is conveniently located in the Illinois Medical District, three blocks from the UIC Medical Center and Rush University Medical Center, and across the street from the West Side VA Hospital and John Stroger County Hospital.
  • With UIC being centrally located near the heart of Chicago, during your visit with us we encourage you to explore Chicago and everything it has to offer.

Accommodations

Private Apartments

Private Apartments offer each guest a bedroom, bathroom, living room/living space, and kitchen to themselves.

Shared Spaces

Shared Spaces are for individuals and offer each occupant a private bedroom but shares the kitchen, bathroom, and common areas with one to three other individuals within the apartment. Guests are allowed from 10AM-10PM.

Rates

All funds must be paid in USD by credit card only, prior to arrival. Monthly rates are calculated on 4 weeks (28 days) basis.
*rates based per person
**rates based per unit
Shared Space* Private Apartment - 1 Bedroom** Private Apartment - 2 Bedroom**
Daily $75 $105 $130
Weekly $300 $525 $650
Monthly $1,000 $2,000 $2,500

Amenities

Shared Spaces Private Apartments
Queen-size bed with linens ✔
Private kitchen, bath & dining area ✔
Living area with television, couch, and chair ✔
Extra-long twin bed with linens ✔ (2 Bedroom Private Apartment only)
Private bedroom ✔ ✔
Dining area with table and chairs ✔ ✔
Furnished kitchen ✔ ✔
Free Wifi ✔ ✔
Linen service once every two weeks ✔ ✔
Free Laundry ✔ ✔

Other Amenities

Parking

Parking is available; please contact UIC Parking Services at (312)-413-5850 for further information. Additional charges apply. More information will be provided in your confirmation email.

Recreation Center

Access to the UIC Recreation Center is available upon request. Additional fees will apply. To request access to the UIC Recreation Center, please fill out the Guest Housing Gym Membership Form (PDF) and send back to guesthousing@uic.edu.

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a reservation, written notice is required to UIC prior to occupancy. If notice of cancel­lation is received after a guest moves in, a refund for the number of unused nights minus a $25.00 administration charge will be assessed.

If the guest does not check in within three days of their scheduled arrival and has not given prior written notice of their late arrival to Housing, their housing reservation will be canceled. If payment has already been received by the University, the refund process, including a $25 administrative charge, will begin starting from the 4th day of the scheduled reservation.

If the guest vacates the room prior to the end of the scheduled stay without submitting a cancellation request to UIC Campus Housing and checking out and returning their keys at the residence hall desk, they will not receive a refund.

Contact Us

For questions or further information, contact our Affiliates Coordinator at guesthousing@uic.edu.

Housing Options for Medical Students on rotation, completing externships, or similar needs

We know medical students have different needs for their living environment. Campus Housing has available accommodations for medical students working in the Chicagoland area, whether you are local to Chicago or temporarily relocating here for your medical rotation. Within the Illinois Medical District (IMD), we have Single Student Residence (SSR) and Polk Street Residence (PSR).

Medical Student Rotation accommodations feature fully furnished 4-person apartments with private bedrooms and shared bathroom, kitchen, and living room spaces.

Amenities include a computer lab, community kitchen, and meeting rooms. Both buildings are connected to the Sport and Fitness Center and Student Center West. Conveniently located near health professions colleges, UIC Shuttle service and the Pink and Blue line are just two blocks away.

Rates

When applying, please be sure to indicate in the Additional Comments section that you are on Medical Rotation to receive these special rates.
Length of stay Weekly rate
1-3 weeks $250
4-6 weeks $230
7-9 weeks $210
10-36 weeks $200

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a reservation, written notice is required to UIC prior to occupancy. If notice of cancel­lation is received after a guest moves in, a refund for the number of unused nights minus a $25.00 administration charge will be assessed.

If the guest does not check in within three days of their scheduled arrival and has not given prior written notice of their late arrival to Housing, their housing reservation will be canceled. If payment has already been received by the University, the refund process, including a $25 administrative charge, will begin starting from the 4th day of the scheduled reservation.

If the guest vacates the room prior to the end of the scheduled stay without submitting a cancellation request to UIC Campus Housing and checking out and returning their keys at the residence hall desk, they will not receive a refund.

Housing options for interns working in the Chicagoland area

Campus Housing has available accommodations for interns working in the Chicagoland area, whether you are local to Chicago or moving here for your summer internship.

Intern Housing accommodations feature fully furnished 2 or 4-person apartments with private bedrooms and shared bathroom, kitchen, and living room spaces.

Benefits of living in Campus Housing include:

  • No Hidden Costs: all amenities and utilities are included in our rates in addition to
    • free wireless internet
    • free laundry
    • free cable TV (must provide your own TV)
    • kitchen amenities available
    • mail service
  • 24-hour Security
  • Location: Our housing is nestled in the heart of the city’s University Village neighborhood, which is home to many restaurants, coffee houses, and shops!
  • Community: Live among a diverse group of college students and other young adults with a similar mission who call University Village and UIC their home!

For more information, please contact our intern housing office at 312-355-6318 or housingintern@uic.edu.

Rates - Marie Robinson Hall & Thomas Beckham Hall

Marie Robinson Hall (MRH) and Thomas Beckham Hall (TBH) are apartment-style residence halls offering fully-furnished two and four-person units. All apartments are equipped with full kitchens, private bedrooms, and shared bathrooms.

Minimum contract duration is one week.
Marie Robinson Hall & Thomas Beckham Hall Rates
Duration Nightly rate (per person)
7-21 nights $48
22 nights or more $45

Rates - Academic & Residential Complex (ARC)

Traditional Double units have community bathrooms on the same floor, sharing with up to 18 other residents or guests on that floor. Semi-suite units have private bathrooms in their unit, shared only with other residents or guests occupying that unit.

Minimum contract duration is one week.
Academic & Residential Complex (ARC)
Unit type Nightly rate (per person)
Traditional Double $35
Semi-Suite Double $50
Semi-Suite Single $55

Policies

Reservations
To begin the reservation and payment process, apply online. Once you have applied, we will contact you with the next steps.

Terms & Conditions
Please download, print, and sign our Intern Housing Agreement (PDF).

Deposit Policy
Any intern who wishes to reserve Intern Housing must submit a 10% deposit at the time of application. An application is not considered complete until deposit is paid. The remaining 90% is due 48 hours prior to Move-In. All deposits are non-refundable.

Early Move-In
An early arrival can be arranged for an additional fee ($100 plus additional nightly rates) – dependent upon availability.

Late Check-Out
A late departure of August 9 can be arranged for an additional fee ($100 plus additional nightly rates) – dependent upon availability.

Cancellation Policy
To cancel a reservation, email notice must be provided to UIC Intern Housing 48 prior to arrival. If notice of cancellation is received after an intern moves in, a charge of 50% of the remaining housing fee will be assessed.

Contact Us

For questions or further information, please contact our Affiliates Coordinator at housingintern@uic.edu.

Conference and Group Options available summers (typically late May - early August)

Conference Housing options include both single and double occupancy rooms in air-conditioned residence halls throughout our east, south, and west sides of campus.

Our facilities offer:

  • traditional-style rooms with a community bathroom on each floor
  • cluster-style rooms are a combination of single and double occupancy units which share a small cluster bathroom within their own private suite
  • suite style is the same as a cluster with the addition of a shared living space
  • apartment-style units provide everyone with their own private bedroom, sharing the common spaces within the unit

Each room is equipped with a twin bed, desk, and chair for each participant. Wheelchair accessible rooms are also available upon request. For more information on our various residence halls, explore our website further in order to view photos of the different buildings and housing options we have available to offer.

Individual rooms are cleaned prior to a group’s arrival. It is the responsibility of all conference guests to keep the units cleaned.  However, our housekeeping staff perform daily cleaning of public areas and community bathrooms. Additional housekeeping services may be pre-arranged for an additional fee.

Conference Housing - Nightly Rates

Nightly rates (per person) Long-term (per person - staying 28 days or longer)
Single Student Residence (apartment-style unit) $59 (single occupancy) Single Student Residence (apartment-style unit) $40 (single occupancy)
Academic & Residential Complex (ARC) $55 (traditional double), $65 (semi-suite double), $70 (semi-suite single) Academic & Residential Complex (ARC) $50 (traditional double), $60 (semi-suite double), $70 (semi-suite single)
James Stukel Towers (suite-style unit) $45 (double occupancy), $59 (single occupancy) James Stukel Towers (suite-style unit) $31 (double occupancy), $40 (single occupancy)
Thomas Beckham & Marie Robinson Hall (apartment-style unit) $72 (single occupancy) Thomas Beckham & Marie Robinson Hall (apartment-style unit) $50 (single occupancy)
Polk Street Residence (cluster-style unit) $40 (double occupancy), $49.50 (single occupancy) Polk Street Residence (cluster-style unit) $23 (double occupancy), $31 (single occupancy)
Courtyard (cluster-style unit) $36 (double occupancy), $45 (single occupancy) Courtyard (cluster-style unit) $25 (double occupancy), $33 (single occupancy)

Linen Service Costs

UIC Campus Housing provides linen and certain amenities at a separate cost. Please review the available linen packages and pricing below:

Standard Linen $15 per person

  • blanket
  • pillow
  • flat sheet, fitted sheet and pillowcase
  • bath towel
  • washcloth

Linen with Exchange* $25 per person

  • blanket
  • pillow
  • flat sheet, fitted sheet and pillowcase
  • bath towel
  • washcloth

*Exchange days are scheduled by Affiliate Housing Coordinator

Policies & FAQ's

Incoming Mail

Incoming mail for conference participants should be addressed as follows:
Name of Person
c/o Name of Conference Group

  • East Campus (CTY): UIC Campus Housing (MC 117), 700 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607
  • East Campus (ARC): UIC Campus Housing 940 West Harrison Street, Chicago, IL 60607
  • West Campus(PSR & SSR): UIC Campus Housing (MC 579), 1933 West Polk Street, Chicago, IL 60612
  • South Campus (MRH): UIC Campus Housing (MC 116), 811 West Maxwell Street, Chicago, IL 60608
  • South Campus (TBH): UIC Campus Housing (MC 112), 1250 South Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60607
  • South Campus (JST): UIC Campus Housing (MC 112), 718 West Rochford, Chicago, IL 60607

Please include a return address. Sometimes mail arrives after a guest has already checked-out. Mail will be returned to sender if a guest is no longer staying with us.

Internet Access/Email Stations

UIC does not provide Internet access in individual rooms unless arranged in advance. Internet Services are billed directly to the conference group—not to individuals. Costs should be arranged at the time of contracting. Email stations are conveniently located in Daley Library to enable guests to check their email.

Posting & Advertising

Any posters or signs should be affixed with painter’s tape. Conferences staff will gladly post a group’s signs.

Facility Condition Reports

Pre-room and post-room condition reports and common area damage reports are completed by UIC Conferences staff. Any damage incurred during a group’s stay is the financial responsibility of the sponsoring organization.

Personal Property

It is suggested that all guests lock their rooms when not occupied and carry their room key with them. UIC is not responsible for the loss of money or valuables belonging to any person or for loss or damage to an individual’s property. Provisions for storing luggage and other personal property of guests are not available.

Additional Charges

There are additional charges for lost keys and lost linen (per item for sheets, towels, washcloths, pillows and blankets. Keys can cost up to $350 to replace). All charges, in addition to any room damages and/or building damages, are billed directly to the conference group. The UIC Meetings and Conferences Office does not bill individuals.

 

Contact Us

If you have any questions or if you would like suggestions to which housing options might best fit your group’s needs, we would encourage you to reach out to our Affiliate Housing Coordinator at conferencehousing@uic.edu.

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