Housing Rates

2021-2022 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 19, 2021 – December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 – May 6, 2022. SSR contracts include the interim period and are from: August 19, 2021 – May 6, 2022.

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, 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.

Note - the rate shown below includes the average 15 meals per week Meal Plan price based on 2020-2021 academic year offerings. Meal Plan rates will be updated on this site once set for 2021-2022 academic year.

Contract Dates: All ARC contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 - May 6, 2022.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (Please see meal plans below)
Single $11,648 $14,918
Double $10,131 $13,401
Semi-Suite Single $14,385 $17,655
Semi-Suite Double $12,030 $15,300

Commons North (CMN)

Residents living in CMN are required to select a meal plan.

Note - the rate shown below includes the average 15 meals per week Meal Plan price based on 2020-2021 academic year offerings. Meal Plan rates will be updated on this site once set for 2021-2022 academic year.

Contract Dates: All CMN contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 - May 6, 2022.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Cluster Single [3-4 residents] $10,437 $13,707
Cluster Single [5-6 residents] $10,263 $13,533

Commons West (CMW)

Residents living in CMW are required to select a meal plan.

Note - the rate shown below includes the average 15 meals per week Meal Plan price based on 2020-2021 academic year offerings. Meal Plan rates will be updated on this site once set for 2021-2022 academic year.

Contract Dates: All CMW contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 - May 6, 2022.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Single $9,445 $12,716
Double $8,436 $11,706

Courtyard (CTY)

Residents living in CTY are required to select a meal plan.

Note - the rate shown below includes the average 15 meals per week Meal Plan price based on 2020-2021 academic year offerings. Meal Plan rates will be updated on this site once set for 2021-2022 academic year.

Contract Dates: All CTY contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 - May 6, 2022.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Cluster Single [3 Residents] $10,490 $13,760
Cluster Single [5 Residents] $10,108 $13,378
Cluster Single [7–9 Residents] $9,856 $13,126
Cluster Double [2 Residents] $10,292 $13,562
Cluster Double [3 Residents] $9,512 $12,782
Cluster Double [4–6 Residents] $9,152 $12,422
Cluster Double [7–9 Residents] $8,802 $12,072
Cluster Triple [3 residents] $9,512 $12,782
Cluster Triple [8 residents] $8,220 $11,490

James Stukel Towers (JST)

Residents living in JST are required to select a meal plan.

Note - the rate shown below includes the average 15 meals per week Meal Plan price based on 2020-2021 academic year offerings. Meal Plan rates will be updated on this site once set for 2021-2022 academic year.

Contract Dates: All JST contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 - May 6, 2022.
Room Style Room Room and Meal Plan (please see meal plans below)
Suite Single $10,998 $14,268
Suite Double $9,890 $13,160

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

Residents living in MRH and 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 and TBH contracts are for the entire academic year, including the following dates: August 19, 2021 - December 10, 2021 and January 10, 2022 - May 6, 2022.
Room Style Room
Studio Apartment for 1 $14,355
2-Bedroom Apartment for 2 $11,966
4-Bedroom Apartment for 4 $11,690

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 19, 2021 - May 6, 2022. Additionally, contracts with different lengths are available for graduate and professional students through interim housing.

Residents with Fall 2021 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 $12,751
2 Person Apartment $10,185
3 Person Apartment $9,979
4 Person Apartment $10,096
2 or 3 Person Efficiency Apartment $8,689

Meal Plans - please note that rates shown below represent the 2020-2021 academic year offerings. Meal Plan rates will be updated on this site once set for 2021-2022 academic year.

Meal plans are required for all halls except MRH, 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 wallet.uic.edu.
2020-2021 Meal Plan Option Details 2020-2021 Academic Year Rates
Ember (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare) $3,270
Ember Plus (15 Meals/week + $300 in Flames Fare) $3,470
Ignite (10 Meals/week + $500 in Flames Fare) $3,477
Ignite Plus (10 Meals/week + $700 in Flames Fare $3,677
Blaze (19 Meals/week + $600 in Flames Fare) $4,305
Blaze Plus (19 Meals/week + $800 in Flames Fare) $4,505
Block (320 meals/academic year + $500 in Flames Fare) $3,477