Housing Rates

2020-2021 Academic Year Rates

  • Housing rates at the University of Illinois at Chicago are subject to the approval of the U of I Board of Trustees

Contract Dates: All contracts, with the exception of SSR, are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 – December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 – May 7, 2021. SSR contracts include the interim period and are from: August 20, 2020 – May 7, 2021.

Fees & Deposits:

• $50 non-refundable, one-time housing application processing fee

• $100 refundable (per terms and conditions of housing contract) deposit collected at the time of accepting and signing the housing contract

• $80 per semester Housing Technology Access Fee assessed at the start of each semester.

Meal Plans: Residents living in all buildings except MRH, PSR, SSR, and TBH are required to select a meal plan.

 

Academic and Residential Complex

Residents living in ARC are required to select a meal plan. The rate shown below includes the average Meal Plan price based on 15 meals per week. See 2019-2020 Meal Plan section below for details of 2019-2020 academic year offerings.

Contract Dates: All ARC contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (Please see meal plans below)
Single $11,309 $14,579
Double $9,836 $13,106
Semi-Suite Single $13,966 $17,236
Semi-Suite Double $11,680 $14,950

Commons West (CMW)

Residents living in CMW are required to select a meal plan. The rate shown below includes the average Meal Plan price based on 15 meals per week. See 2019-2020 Meal Plan section below for details of 2019-2020 academic year offerings.

Contract Dates: All ARC contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Single $9,247 $12,517
Double $8,263 $11,533
Triple $7,520 $10,790

Courtyard (CTY)

Residents living in CTY are required to select a meal plan. The rate shown below includes the average Meal Plan price based on 15 meals per week. See 2019-2020 Meal Plan section below for details of 2019-2020 academic year offerings.

Contract Dates: All ARC contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Cluster Single [3 Residents] $10,226 $13,496
Cluster Single [5 Residents] $9,853 $13,123
Cluster Single [7–9 Residents] $9,607 $12,877
Cluster Double [2 Residents] $10,032 $13,302
Cluster Double [3 Residents] $9,272 $12,542
Cluster Double [4–6 Residents] $8,922 $12,192
Cluster Double [7–9 Residents] $8,580 $11,850
Cluster Triple [3 residents] $8,965 $12,235
Cluster Triple [8 residents] $8,012 $11,282

James Stukel Towers (JST)

Residents living in JST are required to select a meal plan. The rate shown below includes the average Meal Plan price based on 15 meals per week. See 2019-2020 Meal Plan section below for details of 2019-2020 academic year offerings.

Contract Dates: All ARC contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Suite Single $10,762 $13,996
Suite Double $9,650 $12,920

Marie Robinson Hall (MRH) & Thomas Beckham Hall (TBH)

Residents living in MRH & TBH are not required to select a meal plan; however, residents are able to select a meal plan if they wish.

Contract Dates: All MRH & TBH contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021.
Room Style Room
Studio Apartment for 1 $13,957
2-Bedroom Apartment for 2 $11,634
4-Bedroom Apartment for 4 $11,366

Polk Street Residence (PSR)

Residents living in PSR are not required to select a meal plan; however, residents are able to select a meal plan if they wish.

Contract Dates: All PSR contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - December 11, 2020 and January 10, 2021 - May 7, 2021.
Room Style Room
Cluster Single [3 Residents] $9,123
Cluster Double [3–5 Residents] $8,337
Cluster Triple [5 Residents] $7,906

Single Student Residence (SSR)

Residents living in SSR are not required to select a meal plan; however, residents are able to select a meal plan if they wish.

Contract Dates: All SSR contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 20, 2020 - May 7, 2021. Additionally, contracts with different lengths are available for graduate and professional students through interim housing.

Residents with Fall 2020 one-semester contracts in SSR receive two weeks of the winter interim period in the cost of their contract at the end of their contract, but will still need to apply for the time they plan to stay on campus. Spring interim is not included with a spring one-semester contract.
Room Style Room
1 Person Studio $12,428
2 Person Apartment $9,927
3 Person Apartment $9,726
4 Person Apartment $9,840
2 or 3 Person Efficiency Apartment $8,469

Meal Plans

Meal plans are required for all halls except MRH, PSR, SSR, and TBH. Meal plans can be used in either of the two dining locations on campus - 605 Commons at Student Center East and JST Dining Center on South Campus

Flames Fare is accepted at Campus Retail Locations including: Chick-Fil-A, Panda Express, Halsted Street Station, Morgan Street Station, Au Bon Pain, Leaf & Bean Cafe, Daley Grind, Freshii, and the West Marketplace.

Students may use up to 4 entry swipes per day. Meal plans reset each Monday. Flames Fare amounts below are for the entire year, the amount is split between Fall and Spring semesters. More can be added at any time at dragoncenter.uic.edu.
2019-2020 Meal Plan Option Details 2019-2020 Academic Year Rates
Ember (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare) $3,178
Ember Plus (15 Meals/week + $300 in Flames Fare) $3,378
Ignite (10 Meals/week + $500 in Flames Fare) $3,390
Ignite Plus (10 Meals/week + $700 in Flames Fare $3,590
Blaze (19 Meals/week + $600 in Flames Fare) $4,197
Blaze Plus (19 Meals/week + $800 in Flames Fare) $4,397
Block (320 meals/academic year + $500 in Flames Fare) $3,390