Housing Rates

2021-2022 Academic Year Rates

 

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 residence halls 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 meal plan rate shown below is based on the Ember plan (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare).

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 $15,048
Double $10,131 $13,531
Semi-Suite Single $14,385 $17,785
Semi-Suite Double $12,030 $15,430

Commons North (CMN)

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

Note - the meal plan rate shown below is based on the Ember plan (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare).

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 $13,837
Cluster Single [5-6 residents] $10,263 $13,663

Commons West (CMW)

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

Note - the meal plan rate shown below is based on the Ember plan (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare).

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 $12,845
Double $8,436 $11,836

Courtyard (CTY)

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

Note - the meal plan rate shown below is based on the Ember plan (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare).

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 $13,890
Cluster Single [5 Residents] $10,108 $13,508
Cluster Single [7–9 Residents] $9,856 $13,256
Cluster Double [2 Residents] $10,292 $13,692
Cluster Double [3 Residents] $9,512 $12,912
Cluster Double [4–6 Residents] $9,152 $12,552
Cluster Double [7–9 Residents] $8,802 $12,202
Cluster Triple [3 residents] $9,512 $12,912
Cluster Triple [8 residents] $8,220 $11,620

James Stukel Towers (JST)

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

Note - the meal plan rate shown below is based on the Ember plan (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare).

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 $14,398
Suite Double $9,890 $13,290

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

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.

Fall Semester 2021 Meal Plan starts Sunday, August 22, 2021, at dinner and ends Friday, December 10, 2021, at lunch time.

Spring Semester 2022 Meal Plan starts Sunday, January 9, 2022, at dinner and ends Friday May 6, 2022, at lunch time.

If you have purchased Flames Fare with your meal plan, you will receive your first half in the Fall and the next half in the Spring. For example, if you purchased $100 Flames Fare with your meal plan, you will receive $50.00 in the beginning of Fall Semester and the next $50.00 in the beginning of the Spring Semester. Flames fare not used in the Fall will carry over to Spring Semester.

All Flames fare purchased for 2021-2022 academic year will expire on Friday, June 10, 2022.
2021-2022 Meal Plan Option Details 2021-2022 Academic Year Rates
Ember (15 Meals/week + $100 in Flames Fare) $3,400
Ember Plus (15 Meals/week + $300 in Flames Fare) $3,600
Ignite (10 Meals/week + $500 in Flames Fare) $3,616
Ignite Plus (10 Meals/week + $700 in Flames Fare $3,816
Blaze (19 Meals/week + $600 in Flames Fare) $4,477
Blaze Plus (19 Meals/week + $800 in Flames Fare) $4,677
Block (320 meals/academic year + $500 in Flames Fare) $3,616

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