Amenities Provided

All of our halls include the following:

  • Smoke-Free facilities
  • Air Conditioning and heat
  • Computer Lab
  • Lounges and common areas
  • Cable TV
  • Internet service (wireless available in all halls)
  • Free laundry
  • Close to classes, rec center, and cafeterias

When choosing a residence hall on campus, it is important to consider what options are the most important to you.

Academic Services

Campus Housing recognizes and values the educational advantage of living on-campus. To support our resident’s academic success, we offer a variety of features including free tutoring, Living and Learning Communities (LLC), and a Faculties-In-Residence program.

Campus Housing strives to provide you with many opportunities outside of class to support your success. Learn more about the academic services provided to you by living on campus.

Bedlofts and Microfridges

Campus Housing partners with to provide the optional amenities of a microfridge or bed loft. These items can be ordered online and setup in your unit prior to your arrival when ordered early.

If you are interested in a bed loft, the only allowable option is one rented from Although residents may bring a refrigerator less than 2.9 amps and 4.6 cubic feet and stand-alone microwaves under 1000 watts (permitted only in SSR and PSR), we recommend renting from because all of their products are department-approved, guaranteeing that your product will meet our policies. provides free on-site service throughout the entire academic year creating continuous ease and convenience from start to finish.

Please place your order by July 23 for best pricing and to ensure your items are in your room and assembled by move-in day.

Mail and Packages

Mail is delivered directly to each residence hall where each resident of that building is assigned a personal mailbox. The box number corresponds with the unit number in each hall. You can find your residence hall address on each residence hall page.

Campus Housing will notify you when you receive a package via your UIC email. Your package can then be picked up at the front desk of the residence hall you live in.

ResHall Linens

Looking for a large selection of Twin XL Linens?  At UIC, we partner with OCM to provide the Residence Hall Linens Program.

A large selection of discounted Linen bundles are available at prices that are budget-friendly. Best of all, all products are guaranteed until graduation. Extra-long sheets, extra-long mattress pads, extra-long comforters, pillows, décor and storage solutions and all other products are backed by this guarantee.

Meal Plan

UIC offers all-you-care-to-eat locations with breakfast, lunch, dinner, late night, and weekend brunch dining. All residents who live in Commons West, Courtyard, or James Stukel Towers are required to choose a meal plan.

The most up-to-date information—including an explanation of each meal plan, dining hall locations, hall hours and an FAQ—can be found on the UIC Dining website.

When not using the meal plan, students can pay for meals by using cash, credit cards, or Flames Fare at additional locations on campus including quick-serve restaurants, coffee shops, and convenience stores.

You will choose your meal plan when signing your Housing contract. You can decrease your meal plan within the first two weeks of the semester on the Dock, however, you are also able to increase this amount at any time.

Dragon Dollar$ and Flames Fare are the official campus debit accounts linked to your i-card. Both accounts are available to anyone with a valid i-card‚ including students‚ faculty‚ and staff. Both Dragon Dollar$ and Flames Fare can be used in any of our campus eateries‚ including dining halls‚ convenience stores and fast food.


We are happy to offer free washer and dryer use for on-campus residents! We offer LaundryView as a no-cost service to see if laundry machines are available or to alert you to when your laundry is finished.

Technology Access

Every Campus Housing  unit has access to both wired or wireless connections. For more information about getting connected, visit our ResNet page.

Additionally, cable TV is included in your Technology Access Fee and is active at the time of move-in. To see a list of all channels, view our TV Channel List on the Dock.

Work Orders

If you experience any facility issues, broken items, or improperly working features within your living space, maintenance services can be requested entered at any time on the Dock.